Model Spinal Cord Injury Care Systems


The Model Spinal Cord Injury System program, sponsored by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, US Dept of Education, provides assistance to establish innovative projects for the delivery , demonstration, and evaluation of comprehensive medical, vocational, and other rehabilitation services to meet the needs of individuals with spinal cord injury.

Model System Centers across the United States work together to demonstrate improved care, maintain a national database, participate in independent and collaborative research and provide continuing education relating to spinal cord injury.

Alabama

UAB Model Spinal Cord Injury Care System
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
205-934-3283

California

Southern California Spinal Cord Injury Model System
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, CA
562-401-8111

Colorado

The Rocky Mountain Regional Spinal Injury System
Craig Hospital, Englewood, CO
303-789-8306

Florida

South Florida Spinal Cord Injury Model System
University of Miami, Miami, FL
305-243-9516

Georgia

Georgia Regional Spinal Cord Injury Care System
Shepherd Center, Inc., Atlanta, GA
404-350-7591

Illinois

Midwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury Care System (MRSCIS)
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
312-238-6207

Kentucky

Kentucky Regional Model Spinal Cord Injury System
Frazier Rehabilitation, Louisville, KY
502-582-7443

Massachusetts

New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center Network
Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
Gaylord Hospital, Wallingford, CT
Hospital for Special Care, New Britain, CT
617-638-7380

Spaulding-Harvard Spinal Cord Injury System
Spaulding Rehabilitation, Boston, MA
617-573-2862

Michigan

University of Michigan Model Spinal Cord Injury Care System
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
734-763-0971

New Jersey

Northern New Jersey Spinal Cord Injury System
Kessler Foundation Research Center, West Orange, NJ
973-243-6973

Pennsylvania

Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of the Delaware Valley
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
215-955-6579

University of Pittsburgh Model Center on Spinal Cord Injury
UMPC Rehabilitation Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
412-232-7949

Washington

Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System
University of Washington, Seattle WA
800-366-5643


Form II Centers

These centers were previously funded Model Systems and continue to collect Form II follow-up data. New participants are not enrolled.

Rehabilitation Research Center (RRC)
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA
408-885-2383

Mount Sinai Spinal Cord Injury Model System
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
212-659-9369

The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR)
Memorial Hermann, Houston, TX
713-797-5972