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General Residency Information


Program Director

Michelle Gittler, MD

Associate Program Director

Cheryl Benjamin, DO

Program Coordinator

Leticia Fulgencio


Contact Information

1401 S. California Ave
Chicago, IL 60608

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

PGY-2   $55,016

PGY-3   $57,283

PGY-4   $60,299


(8) Full time physiatrist, (4) Part time physiatrist

Elective Time

8 weeks

Conference Time

3-5 hrs/week



On Call

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

Fun Fact

Schwab is ranked in the top 15 PM&R Residency Programs according to Doximity