Rehab Medicine Residency Curriculum

Our strong didactic program typically includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Four hours of lectures per week, at which time all residents from every rotation attend a Core Curriculum Series at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital that includes:
    • Weill Cornell Medical Center PM&R Grand Rounds Series
    • Columbia University Medical Center PM&R Grand Rounds Series
    • Weill Cornell Journal Club Series
    • Columbia Journal Club Series
    • Functional Anatomy Series
    • Electrodiagnostic Series
    • New York Society of PM&R Lectures (Sept. through June)
    • Hands on workshops
      • Physical exam
      • Spasticity management
    • Anatomy dissection
      • With Ortho surgery residents
      • With PT therapy students
  • Several CME courses per year given within the institution which may include topics such as:
    • Basic and Advanced Techniques in Electrodiagnostic Medicine
    • Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Neuromuscular Disorders
    • Stroke Rehabilitation
    • Sports Medicine
  • EMG morning report and EMG presentations during the Electrodiagnostic Rotation
  • Musculoskeletal grand rounds and radiology conferences during the Hospital for Special Surgery rotation
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center educational multidisciplinary sessions
  • Pediatric rehabilitation lectures during the Blythedale Children's Hospital rotation

Contact

Cindy Volack, MPA
Residency Manager

Residency Training Program
Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine
Harkness Pavilion 1st floor, Rm 167
180 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, New York 10032

Phone: 212-305-8592
Fax: 212-305-4258
E-mail: volackc@nyp.org