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The OPTI-West Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program participates in the National Resident Matching Program. Applications for the advanced program are only received through Electronic Residency Application Services (ERAS).

ERAS ID# 3400500078

Three positions are offered each year for the PGY2 level. The Casa Colina Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency is a three-year program. Advanced applicants must submit applications to the OPTI-West Residency Program only. Applicants invited to interview will meet with the program director, faculty, and current residents. Our program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

Residency applicants will provide:

  • Dean’s Letter (MSPE) from your medical school.
  • At least three letters of recommendation. We prefer one letter from rehab faculty who worked closely with you and two letters from faculty of your choosing.
  • Scores from USMLE Step 1 & 2, or COMLEX Level 1 & 2. Please note that passing of both USMLE CK and CS, or COMLEX PE and CE, is required to begin our residency program. USMLE Step scores are preferred, but COMLEX Level scores are also accepted.
  • Medical school transcripts
  • CV
  • Photograph


The deadline to submit ERAS applications for the OPTI-West Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program is November 15. However, it is recommended to apply by mid-October. Once your application is complete, it will be forwarded to the Selection Committee for review.

Applicants selected will be contacted to arrange for an interview.

Salary is competitive. Residents enjoy membership in professional societies, reimbursement for California state medical licenses, and expenses to cover research presentations at regional, state, and national conferences.

For additional information, please contact, 909/596-7733, ext. 2211, or toll-free 866/724-4127, ext.2211.

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