Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Core Career Advisors

  • USMLE Data
    USMLE Data
    UNR Med 2013 - 2019 U.S. Allopathic Seniors (2018)
    Step Matched Step Matched Unmatched
    Step 1 Mean  N/A Step 1 Mean  225 215
    Step 2 Mean  N/A Step 2 Mean  233 229
  • PRECENTILE DISTRIBUTION FOR ALL MATCHED SENIORS (2016-2018)
    PRECENTILE DISTRIBUTION FOR ALL MATCHED SENIORS (2016-2018)
     Criteria  UNR Med 25th 50th 75th
    # Matched Seniors <3 2 4 7
    % of Class <3 0.6 1.1 1.6
    Mean # of programs on rank order list <3 12.8 15.3 17.1
    Mean # of programs ranked in specialty <3 6.7 8 9.5
    Mean # of research experiences <3 2 2.6 3.5
    Mean Step 1 Score NA 216.2 222.8 228.2
    Mean Step 2 Score NA 230 235.5 241.1

    Charting Outcomes of the Match  | (3rd Party Document Download)

  • Outcomes of the 2019 Match
    Outcomes of the 2019 Match
     Year # Programs # Positions Offered # Unfilled Programs # U.S. Senior Applicants # Total Applicants % Filled US Seniors % Filled Total 
    PGY-1

    37 138 0 247 538 50.00% 100.00%
    PGY-2

    65 308 3 254 593 49.00% 99.00%
  • Does Step 2 score influence rank?

    Yes

  • Should Applicants Do Away Rotations?

    Yes.

  • UNR Med Away Rotation Placements 2013-2019
    • University of Utah
    • Alfred Dupont Children's Hospital Delaware
    • University of maryland School of Medicine
  • Application Strategies

    Research

    • Research/scholarship is not required but can add strength to your overall application.
    • Research will be more helpful if applying to academic programs.
    • Volunteering can be another opportunity to strengthen your application if it is related to PM&R.

    Personal Statement

    • Experiences that have informed your decision
    • What you plan to do with your training?                          
    • Experiences that have informed your decision and relay enthusiasm for the specialty
    • Discuss interests and career plans                                                                   

    Letters of Recommendation

    • At least one from PM&R faculty
    • Consider clerkship directors, other supervisory faculty
    • Letters should be written by faculty who have observed your clinical performance and can speak of a positive experience

    Application Timing

    • Programs begin reviewing applicants in September - October
    • Programs begin offering Interviews September - November                                                            

    Interviews

    • Some programs begin interviewing October - November
    • You can expect interviews through January
  • Online Resources
  • Matched Programs

    2015:

    Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education- MN