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General Residency Information


General Info

Program Director

Michelle Gittler, MD

Program Coordinator

Leticia Fulgencio

Contact Information

1401 S. California Ave
Chicago, IL 60661
Phone: 773-565-3008
Fax: 773-522-5855

Academic Affiliation

Sinai Health System

University of Chicago
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine

University of Illinois Chicago

Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation

Type of Program

3-year advanced program (PGY 2-4)

Entry-Level Positions

(5) - PGY-2

Participation in NRMP


Residents in Training

(5) - PGY-2
(5) - PGY-3
(5) - PGY-4


(8) Full time physiatrist
Part time physiatrist

Elective Time

8 weeks

Conference Time

3-5 hrs/week



On Call

PGY-2,3,4: In-house overnight call

Clinical Facilities

Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital
Mount Sinai Hospital

University of Illinois Chicago- Flame Center and Outpatient Care Center

Northshore University Health systems- multiple hospitals in the North Chicago suburbs.


PGY-2   $53,408.31

PGY-3   $55,615.62

PGY-4   $58,515.43



15 Days + 3 Personal Days

Annual Sick Leave

12 Days


No meal stipend is provided however we make monthly runs to Costco to stock up on good snacks &/or meals. Funding provided by the program


6 Federal Holidays off

PGY-2s and PGY-4s do one holiday call each. PGY-3s do two holiday calls each.


Schwab/MSH- Free street parking. $5 biweekly auto-drafted from your check.

UIC- $6.75/day with validation

University of Chicago- $75/month

Northshore- Free

Self Service Laundry provided

Yes. In the call room.

Annual Book Allowance


Education/Conference Allowance

Yes, if presenting. 3 conference days off per conference.

$1000 per poster/oral presentation plus $100 for printing posters

Unlimited conference attendance if presenting.


Yes, pending program director clearance in the PGY-3/4 years