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SCI Fellowship

2019 is the fifth year of the SCI Medicine Fellowship Match. There is a common application that is used for applicants. You can obtain this application here or by contacting any of the programs. SCI Fellowships do not participate in ERAS for the application process but utilize the NRMP process for the Match. If you have questions about the process, you can contact Jelena Svircev MD at or Amanda Harrington MD at for further details. Visit the Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Match website here.

Download the application here.


  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine fellowship is one year in length
  • Certification in SCI medicine is offered to diplomats of all ABMS member boards, particularly from specialties directly related to the care of persons with spinal cord injury whose diplomats wish to be certified in SCI medicine (e.g. anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, neurology, neurological surgery, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, plastic surgery, and urology).


  • Match Opens: August 14, 2019
  • Ranking Opens: September 11, 2019
  • Quota Change Deadline – October 2, 2019
  • Ranking Closes: October 16, 2019
  • Match Day: October 30, 2019

More information on Fellowships in SCI Medicine is available here.

Baylor College of Medicine Program 3454813021
Baylor College of Medicine, McNair Campus
H. Ben Taub Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Education
7200 Cambridge St, Suite 10C
Houston, TX 77030
Director: Sally A, Holmes, MD: Assistant Director; Felicia Skelton-Dudley, MD, MS
Contact Information: Phone: 713-798-3518; Fax: 713-798-7259;
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Case Western Reserve University Program (MetroHealth) 3453813024
CWRU/MetroHealth Medical Center
Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
4229 Pearl Road
Cleveland OH 44109
Director: Greg A Nemunaitis, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 216-957-3551; Fax: 216-957-2008;
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Harvard Medical School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital 3452421002
Harvard Medical School / VA Boston Health Care System
1400 VFW Parkway
SCI Service (128)
West Roxbury MA 02132
Director: Sunil Sabharwal, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 857-203-6574; Fax: 857-203-5553;
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Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Program  3453512015
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Box 1240
One Gustave L Levy Place
New York NY 10029
Director: Vincent Huang, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 212-824-8399; Fax: 212-348-5901;
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Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System Program 3451121018
University of  Miami School of Medicine
PO Box 016960 (C-206)
Miami FL 33101
Director: David R. Gater, Jr., MD, PhD, MS
Contact Information: Phone: 305-585-1431; Fax: 305-355-2424;
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Johns Hopkins University Program 3452321026
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute
801 North Broadway, 4th Floor
Baltimore MD 21205
Director: Philippines G. Cabahug, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 443-923-9227; Fax: 443-923-9540 E-mail:
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McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Program  3451612020
The Shirley Ryan Ability Lab
355 E Erie St.
Chicago IL 60611
Director: David Chen, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 312-238-2870; Fax: 312-238-1219
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Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals Program  3455613013
Milwaukeee Zablocki VA Medical Center
SCI Service
5000 W National Avenue
Milwaukee WI 53295
Director: Vaishnavi Muqeet, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 414-384-2000; Fax: 414-805-7731;
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Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center – Spinal Cord Fellowship
Penn State Hershey Medical Center
500 University Drive
P.O. Box 850
Hershey, PA 17033-0850
Director: Michael Kryger, MD, MS
Coordinator: Michelle Osterlund
Contact Information: Phone: (717) 531-0003 ext. 282045 or
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Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Program 3453321003
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
183 South Orange Ave
Newark, NJ 07103
Director: Steve Kirshblum, MD
Co-Director: Jeremiah Nieves, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 973-972-3606; Fax: 973-972-0918; or
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Stanford University Program  3450521007
Stanford University School of Medicine / VA Palo Alto HCS
3801 Miranda Avenue
SCIM Service (128)
Palo Alto CA 94304
Director: Vandana Punj, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 650-270-9321; Fax: 650-849-1238;
Please direct program inquiries to Jenny Kiratli, PhD (Preferred Contact). Contact information: Phone: 650-464-9426;
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SUNY Upstate Medical University Program   3453534016
Syracuse VA Medical Center
Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Fellowship
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210-2375
Director: Steven W. Brose, D.O.
Program Manager: Mimi Baker
Contact Information: Phone:  (315) 464-8672  Fax: (315) 464-8674;

University of California (UC Irvine) Program 3450521014
University of California at Irvine
101 The City Drive South, Building 53, Room 310C
Orange, CA 92868
Director: Lily K Chen, DO
Coordinator: Susie Downing
Contact Information: Phone: 714-456-6444; Fax: 714-456-6557;
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Completed application materials should be sent to the programs coordinator.
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University of Colorado School of Medicine Program 3450734001
Spinal Cord Injury Fellowship Program
CNS Medical Group, PC at Craig Hosptial
3425 S Clarkson St
Englewood CO 80113
Director: William M Scelza, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 303-789-8220; Fax: 303-789-8470;
Program Coordinator: Jeni Exley. Contact:
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University of Louisville School of Medicine Program 3452034001
Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Frazier Rehab Institute
220 Abraham Flexner Way, Room 1531
Louisville, KY 40202
Director: Camilo Castillo, MD
Fellowship Coordinator: Patti J. Hayden, C-TAGME
Contact Information: Phone: 502-588-4707; Fax: 502-407-3253;
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University of Michigan Program  3452532023
University of Michigan SCIM
325 E Eisenhower
Suite 300
Ann Arbor MI 48108-5744
Director: Gianna M Rodriguez, MD
Contact Information: Tammie Wiley-Rice; Phone: 734-615-6722 or 734-647-2852; Fax: 734-763-4224;
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University of Minnesota/Minneapolis VA SCI/D Center Program 3452634001
Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
Minneapolis VA Medical Center
c/o Spinal Cord Injury and Disorders Center
One Veterans Drive
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417
Director: Katrina Thomas, MD
Please send application materials to Program Coordinator: Bethany Tanguay. Contact information: Phone: 612-626-5578; Fax: 612-624-6686;
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University of South Florida Morsani (James A Haley Veterans Hospital) Program 3451121016
University of South Florida
13000 Bruce B Downs Boulevard
RMS 117
Tampa FL 33612
Director: Kevin T White, MD
Contact Information: Shereena Farmington  Phone: 813-974-4142;
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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School Program 3454821009
1331 Moursund Ave, Suite H-114
Houston TX 77030
Director: Matthew E Davis, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 713-797-7429; Fax: 713-500-0590;
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University of Utah Program – 3454934001 
30 North 1900 EastSalt Lake City, UT 84132
Director: Jeffrey Rosenbluth, MD
Coordinator: Charis Wren
Contact Information: Phone 801-587-5458; Fax 801-587-5482;
Application materials can be submitted to
Applications open: July 1, 2019
Application deadline: August 15, 2019
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University of Washington Program 3455421006
University of Washington
Department of Veteran Affairs- Puget Sound Health Care System
1660 South Columbian Way- SCI128
Seattle WA 98108
Director: Jelena N Svircev, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 206-277-4381; Fax: 206-764-2799;
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UPMC Medical Education Program 3454113017
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
3471 Fifth Ave, Kaufmann Medical Building, Suite 910
Pittsburgh PA 15213
Director: Amanda L Harrington, MD
Program Coordinator: Sara Brown
Contact Information: Phone: 412-864-3721; Fax: 412-692-4410
Please send all inquiries and application materials to Program Coordinator.
Application Deadline: August 15th
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Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Program 3455121004
VA Medical Center
1201 Broad Rock Boulevard
Richmond VA 23249
Director: Lance L Goetz, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 804-675-5455 or 804-675-5000 ext 2475; Fax: 804-675-5223;
Associate Program Director: Sean McAvoy, MD. Phone: 804-765-5000 ext 6227
Primary Contact: SCIM Fellowship Coordinator: Sharondia Smith-Gaines, MBA. Phone: 804-828-8693.
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