William Sullivan, MD
Vice Chair, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Director, Residency Training Program, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Aaron Yang, MD
Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Medical Director, Outpatient Services
Associate Program Director, Residency Training Program, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Kara Dyer, BSBA, HCM, C-TAGME
Associate Program Manager
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Program Frequently Asked Questions
The VUMC PM&R Residency Program is a categorical residency with the PGY-1 year being mainly internal medicine rotations.
We accept four residents per year. Our next resident class will start in 2018 with their PGY-1 year.
Yes. There is a one month rotation in PM&R that is typically two weeks inpatient and two weeks of outpatient.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Center, Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Tennessee Health System (VA Hospital), Dayani Center for Health and Wellness, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, and Vanderbilt Outpatient Clinics.
Yes. Each resident is expected to participate in a research project during the residency. Residents may take an elective month during their 3rd or 4th year, if needed to complete their project.
Yes. In the PGY-3 & PGY-4 year, residents have two elective and two selective months.
PGY-2 residents take home call five days a month: one weekend and two week nights. PGY-3 residents are on call two week nights a month and PGY-4s are not expected to be on call.