Rehabilitation Medicine

Residency Program

Procedures and Performance

The Review Committee for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation has been gathering Case Log data from residents since July 1, 2009. As was communicated to program directors at that time, it was the intent of the Review Committee to utilize these data over time to establish minimum expectations for resident performance of selected procedures. Effective July 1, 2015, the following minimums will apply:

Procedures

EMG/NCS (Total performed and observed)
200
EMG/NCS (Performed)
150
Axial Epidural Injection (Total)
5
Axial: facet, SI joint, nerve block (Total)
5
Periph joint/intra-artic inj/tendon sheath/bursa inj (Total)
20
Periph joint/intra-artic inj/tendon sheath/bursa inj (Performed)
15
Botulinum toxin injection (Total)
20
Botulinum toxin injection (Performed)
15
Ultrasound (Total)
10

American Board of PM&R Examination

During the past five years, 93.75% of the graduating residents passed Part 1 of the specialty examination administered by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Of those taking Part 2 for the first time, 94% have passed the exam.