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Resident Life

 Upstate PMR Residency

“Upstate is helping me reach my career goals by giving me a wide range of exposure to all aspects of rehab.  I am finding I enjoy aspects of rehab I was not exposed to previously and feel I will have a good knowledge base on graduation.”

“Great clinical experience with a variety of settings and with a variety of patients”

“The program is very balanced, exposing the residents to both the breadth and depth of PM&R.  There are plenty of resources available to pursue research and conferences.”

“I love the residents here.  Everyone is always looking to help each other out with any issues that come up.  The senior residents act as great mentors.”

“Attendings are interested in your learning and career.  There are many avenues to explore and consider after residency”

“Our department promotes and actively assists in research and community outreach projects (ex: Special Olympics)”


Residency in Syracuse, NY

The Syracuse Area

“Syracuse is centrally located in NY state with access to mountains, hikes, lakes as well as NYC, Boston, Montreal, and Toronto.  The weather in summer is beautiful.”

“Neighbors are great, friendly, and a great resource for things to do.  Lots of family friendly activities, and good outdoor activities.  Wegman’s is amazing”

“There are plenty of festivals and outdoor activities to do in Upstate in all seasons.  The Adirondacks and Finger Lakes are on your doorstep here.  The city has a small, college-town feel, while remaining close to other large centers like New York City, Philadelphia, Montreal, etc.”

“Low cost of living, lots of hiking and skiing nearby, the friendly people.”



“Triathlons, boat riding during the summer.  Snowshoeing and cross country skiing during the winter”

“Lots of hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities”

“SU College sports, attending football and basketball games, Syracuse Mets baseball games”

“Skiing and kayaking”

“The many number of wineries around, and the Finger lakes.”