PM&R Physician Residency

The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Residency program at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, is a three-year, comprehensive and structured training and educational program. Nine residents (three accepted to the program each year) work one-on-one with attending faculty members on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White. These includes board certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physicians as well as physicians and health care professionals in related specialties.

  • Program length: Three years
  • Application deadline: November 15th
  • Residents accepted: Three post-graduate year two (PGY2) positions per year
  • Location: Baylor University Medical Center – Dallas & Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation – Dallas
  • Caseload: With a student-faculty ratio of 3:7, our residents work one-on-one with board-certified physicians and follow up to 15 patients with progressive autonomy through the program.
  • Salary: Competitive annual stipends are awarded residents ranging from $56,000 - $60,000.
  • Benefits: We offer our residents a full menu of employee benefits. We help offset the cost of many of these benefits; others are options you can choose to pay for yourself. Special benefits available to residents include:
    • Monthly meal allowance
    • Reimbursement for institutional permit fee
    • Free parking
    • Professional liability coverage while in program-related training
    • Medical society dues (institutional)
    • Three days of continuing medical education
    • Continuing medical education reimbursement
    • Funding assistance for research presentations at state and national conferences

Application requirements

  • Online ERAS application
  • Medical school transcripts
  • Photograph
  • Letter from medical school dean
  • Three letters of recommendation (one from a physiatrist and one from the applicant's program director are desirable)
  • CV / Resume
  • USMLE and/or COMLEX scores (Step 1 results are mandatory, Step 2 results are desirable)

Ready to apply?

Applications are accepted online through a centralized application website provided by the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Applications are reviewed by members of the physical medicine and rehabilitation graduate education committee. Following this review, invitations to interview are sent to qualifying candidates via the email address listed on the ERAS application. Interviews are generally held from November through mid-January.

Apply to the PM&R Physician Residency Program

More physician residencies

For more information about physician residencies in specialties other than physical medicine and rehabilitation, visit the Baylor Scott & White Health website. There you will find a comprehensive list of residencies offered by Baylor Scott & White Health.

Program Director

Taylor Anne Shafer
Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Dallas
909 N. Washington Ave
Dallas, TX 75246
[email protected]
214-820-2234 Office

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