SCI Medicine Fellowships

2017 is the third year of the SCI Medicine Fellowship Match. Please note that there is no centralized application process so that applicants should contact the individual programs you are interested in applying to for their individualized application. Questions? Contact Steven Kirshblum, MD for further details at skirshblum
Visit the Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Match website 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 for Registration: August 16, 2017
  • Ranking Opens: September 13, 2017
  • Quota Change Deadline: October 4, 2017
  • Ranking Order List Deadline: October 18, 2017
  • Match Day: November 1, 2017

The Early Career & Trainee Support (ECATS) Committee has developed some tips and a “how to” guide for future fellows. Learn more here.


Baylor College of Medicine Program 3454813021
Baylor College of Medicine
PM&R Alliance Education Office
1331 Moursund, Building G, Suite 115
Houston, TX 77030
Director: Sally A Holmes, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 713-799-5033; Fax: 713-797-5982;
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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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Hardvard 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: Thomas N Bryce, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 212-824-8361; 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: Kevin Dalal, MD
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
716 North Broadway, 4th Floor
Baltimore MD 21205
Director: Cristina L Sadowsky, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 443-923-9211; Fax: 443-923-9215;
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McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Program  3451612020
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Program
345 East Superior Street, Room 1600
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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MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital / MedStar Georgetown University Hospital SCIM Program 3451034001
MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
102 Irving St, NW
Washington, DC 20010
Director: Camilo Castillo, MD
Contact Information: Phone: (202) 877-1855, Email:
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Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Program 3453321003
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
90 Bergen Street
Suite 3200
Newark NJ 07103
Director: Steve Kirshblum, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 973-972-3606; Fax: 973-972-7199;
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Stanford University Program  3450521007
Stanford University School of Medicine/VA Palo Alto Health Care System
3801 Miranda Avenue
SCI/D Service (128)
Palo Alto CA 94304
Director: Doug Ota, MD

Please direct program inquiries to Jenny Kiratli, PhD
Contact information: 650-493-5000 ext 65095;
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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
Contact Information: Phone: 714-456-6444; Fax: 714-456-6557;
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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;
More Information: SCI Fellowship Craig Hospital.pdf

University of Michigan Program  3452532023
University of Michigan SCIM
325 E Eisenhower
Suite 300
Ann Arbor MI 48108-5744
Director: Anthony Chiodo, MD, MBA
Contact Information: Phone: 734-936-7201; 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: Gary Goldish, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 612-629-7005; Fax: 612-629-7280
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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: Phone: 813-972-7688; Fax: 813-903-2483;
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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston 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 Texas Southwestern Medical School Program 3458421012
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
5323 Harry Hines Blvd MS 9055
Dept of Phys Med and Rehab
Dallas TX 75390
Director: Jennifer Yang, MD
Program Coordinator: Kimberly King
Contact Information: Phone: 214-648-0592; Fax: 214-648-9207;
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University of Utah School of Medicine Program 3454934001
University of Utah School of Medicine
30 N. 1900 E. 1C299
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Director: Jeffrey Rosenbluth, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 801-587-0232; 

University of Washington Program 3455421006
University of Washington
Dept Vet 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 Room 201 Kaufmann Bldg
Pittsburgh PA 15213
Director: Amanda L Harrington, MD
Contact Information: Phone: 412-864-3721; Fax: 412-692-4410
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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: 804-675-5000; Fax: 804-675-5223;
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