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Education and Training

Here, you can do well: for yourself and for others. As the official teaching partner of the Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), we offer both students and professionals alike, the opportunity to learn, work and excel at the forefront of rehabilitation medicine.

A Teaching Hospital and a Research Center

Led by PM&R faculty, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital is a leading center for the development of groundbreaking research and advances in rehabilitation.

Our research efforts include clinical studies, the evaluation of new rehabilitation medications, development of diagnostic tools, design and testing of assistive devices and robotics, as well as basic research into the nature of disease and disability. Together, these endeavors enhance our treatment programs and help make sure treatment advancements reach patients faster.

Top Ranked

Ranked among the leading rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S. for over a decade.

World Renowned Innovation

We’re the official teaching partner of the Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Training Opportunities

  • PM&R Residency Program

    This three year program combines extensive clinical experience, robust didactic training and generous research opportunities within the Harvard system.

  • Brain Injury Medicine

    The Brain Injury Fellowship program helps physiatrists with clinical and research skills improve leadership acumen in clinical neurorehabilitation.

  • Spinal Cord Injury

    A 12-month training program offering advanced clinical and didactic training in SCI, with unmatched research opportunities.

  • Sports Medicine

    Our goal is to train and cultivate world class academic sports medicine physiatrists, helping you become a leader in primary care sports medicine.

  • Pediatrics

    Our goal is to train and cultivate world class pediatric physiatrists.

  • Research

    Training for rehabilitation scientists to conduct high-quality clinical research.