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Rehabilitation Medicine Residency

Second Year Rotations

Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (CU Inpt3)

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center
1.5-month rotation

One second year resident and one first year resident are assigned to the 16 bed inpatient rehabilitation unit under the supervision of attending physicians in Rehabilitation Medicine. Like first year residents, second year residents assume primary responsibility for the patients assigned to them, taking advantage of the knowledge of their fellow team members, as well as consultant physicians. In addition, the second year resident assumes a supervisory role to the medical students, interns and first year rehabilitation residents and serves as unit manager.

Night Float/Consult/Outpatient Rehabilitation (CU NF/CON/OP)

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center
1.5-month rotation

This rotation is a combination of night float service on the inpatient rehabilitation unit, consultations, and outpatient experience. Half the rotation consists of night float during which the resident is performing inpatient consultations and covering the inpatient rehabilitation unit. During the other half of the rotation, under the supervision of an attending physician, residents receive outpatient training in both a faculty practice and clinic setting. The resident will participate in the common and specialized outpatient musculoskeletal physiatric evaluation and treatment strategies. During this rotation the resident also attends Rehabilitation Medicine Department Clinics including; General Rehabilitation Clinic, Musculoskeletal Clinic, Ultrasound Clinic, Pediatric Rehabilitation Clinic, Spasticity Clinic, Back Pain Clinic and an MDA Clinic.

Consultation Service (CU Con3)

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University
1.5-month rotation

Under the supervision of an attending physician in Rehabilitation Medicine, residents are responsible for providing inpatient consultation services to determine rehabilitation management needs as well as the appropriate course of rehabilitation care for the patient. Residents provide consultations for hospitalized patients on various acute services. This is a six to seven week rotation during the second year. The goal of this rotation is to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for providing inpatient consultation services and determining and recommending comprehensive rehabilitation for the patient.

Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (WC Inpt Sr)

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
1.5-month rotation

One second year resident and one first year resident are assigned to the 22-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit under the supervision of attending physicians in Rehabilitation Medicine. In addition, the second year resident assumes a supervisory role to the first year resident and to medical students.

Outpatient Rehabilitation Selective (WC Select)

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
1.5 month rotation

On this rotation residents select their area of interest and work closely with a senior attending physician in Rehabilitation Medicine in an outpatient practice environment. In addition to outpatient physiatric management, residents learn faculty practice administrative issues.

Consultation Service (WC Con3)

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
1.5-month rotation

This consultation rotation is supervised by attending physiatrists. Residents provide consultations for hospitalized patients on various acute services. This rotation is similar to the consultation rotation at Columbia.

Outpatient Rehabilitation (MSK 3)

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
1.5-month rotation

Similar to the first year rotation at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, this rotation provides both outpatient and consultation experience with pediatric and adult patients with a large array of neurological and musculoskeletal side effects of cancer treatment. The second year resident also acts in a supervisory capacity to the junior resident.

https://www.mskcc.org/

Outpatient Rehabilitation and EMG (HSS 3)

Hospital for Special Surgery
1.5-month rotation

Hospital for Special Surgery is a prestigious orthopedic hospital with additional services in rheumatology, neurology and pain management. This outpatient and electrodiagnostic rotation is supervised by attending physiatrist with specialized expertise in musculoskeletal and sports injuries. There is exposure to sports injuries as well as lumbar and cervical spine disorders. State-of-the-art interventional physiatric therapeutic treatments are used for the treatment of spinal disorders. Multiple specialty clinics include: sports medicine clinic, spine clinic, pediatric cerebral palsy clinic and scoliosis clinic. There is interaction with the orthopedic surgeons throughout the rotation including inter-disciplinary teaching conferences.

https://www.hss.edu/

 

All rotations are subject to change.