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Rehabilitation 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