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Welcome from the Program Director

Dr Josh Levin, MD

At Stanford, the goal of the PM&R residency is to provide you with the environment and resources to help fulfill your highest professional potential as a physiatrist. The Internet and this website now provides instant and updated information about the residency program.  Here you will find plenty of information about our world-class teaching faculty and their specialized expertise in a variety of clinical and research areas.  Also, please look around the website to see our facilities and curriculum. I encourage you to apply to our program!

Latest News

Nothern California: Discover Physical Medicine and Rehabiliation Expo

The Stanford PM&R interest group is hosting the first "Northern California: Discover Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Expo" Saturday February 9th from 9a-1p at the Li Ka Shing Building, Room 101 & 102, 291 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305. The purpose of the event is to showcase the specialty and department to medical students throughout the region (Stanford University, University of California-San Francisco, University of California-Davis, Northstate and Touro) and connect with others in the field. 


9:00-9:30am Breakfast & Introduction Lecture

9:30-12:00noon Rotation through stations (spasticity management through botox injections on Allergan models, spinal cord injury, interventional spine, sports medicine, prosthetics, wound care, pet therapy, and pediatrics)

12-1pm Networking and Mentorship Lunch

RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/pzNwyU013tbTGXwt2

Questions: pmr_interest@stanford.edu


CrashCourse at Stanford -USC Tailgate

Dan Daneshvar, MD, PhD, Stanford PGY3, helped launch CrashCourse in September, a new virtual reality concussion education program aimed at youth athletes. The first product, CrashCourse Football was released at the Stanford-USC football game, where the Stanford players showed off their support wearing “CrashCourse” shirts during “The Walk”, and a couple PSA media spots were shown on the Jumbotron, including one featuring former Cardinal and Super Bowl MVP Jim Plunkett and former Trojan and NFL Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott. In October, CrashCourse announced a partnership with Pop Warner football to provide concussion education to its 325,000 athletes nationwide. Dr. Daneshvar serves as a Medical Advisor for CrashCourse and all CrashCourse products are free. 


Ultrafest  - 2018

The Stanford Emergency Medicine Department hosted its 3rd an annual Ultrafest event on October 20th, 2018. Ultrafest is a conference that gathers hundreds of medical students from around the country to teach them the important and life-saving skills of bedside ultrasound. Small group sessions focused on the didactics of ultrasound and the development of the practical manual dexterity skills of this technology. This year, for the first time, the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation department volunteered to teach the musculoskeletal station focusing on the shoulder and the knee. Department volunteers included Dr. Eugene Roh, Dr. Lisa Huynh, Dr. Richard Lawley, Dr. Emily Kraus, Dr. Kevin Barrette, Dr. Anne Kuwabara, Dr. Emily Miller, Dr. Manoj Mohan, and Dr. Tiffany Chang. PM&R interest group medical student volunteers included Torsten Rotto.

For more information: https://emed.stanford.edu/specialized-programs/ultrasound/ultrafest.html


Anatomy and Ultrasound Workshop

On September 19 and 26 Dr. Roh held his annual 2 day Anatomy and Ultrasound workshop.  This was a unique experience with the primary audience being our Residents but included both Fellows and Medical Students too.  This workshop allowed the residents to have dedicated hands on time to practice their ultrasound scanning and guided interventions for a variety of conditions.  Training in the anatomy lab gives the students a unique opportunity to enhance their skills without the stress of working on a live patient. 


New Resident Welcome Dinner

We welcome 9 new resident this year into our PM&R Program, including 7 PGY2's and 2 PGY3's! 

Welcome to Stanford!! 


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Graduation 2018

Congratulations to our class of 2018! On Friday 8th June we had the chance to celebrate our graduates and we honored a few of our faculty at Michaels at Shoreline, Mountain View. We are so proud of all of our resident and wish them luck in their new adventures. 


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AAPMR 2017 Annual Assembly

Shara Yurkiewicz was one of six speakers selected for a plenary session at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) 2017 Annual Assembly in Denver, Colorado. The plenary was the inaugural PhyzTalks competition, featuring TED-style talks focusing on the most transformative PM&R topics. Dr. Yurkiewicz's talk drew on her experience with her own critically ill family member to share lessons learned involving the emotional and social components of navigating disability after a life-changing injury.



Research Day 2018

The division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation welcomed Dr Heidi Prather, MD, Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Vice Chair, department of Orthopeadic Surgery at the University of Washington. PGY3 and PGY4 residents presented their research presentations to PM&R residents and approximately 7 faculty.

2018 Incoming Resident

We're delighted to introduce our new PGY 2's, residents joining us in July 2018

  • Rohit Jayakar, MD
  • Anthony Kenrick, MD
  • Anne Kuwabara, MD
  • Anita Lowe, MD
  • Rachel Teranishi, MD
  • Katherine Thomas, MD
  • Gary Vargas, MD