Brain Injury Fellowship
The University of Kansas Medical Center, a premier academic medical center, in conjunction with the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Kansas University Medical Center is pleased to announce a new fellowship in Neurorehabilitation.
The Brain Injury Medicine fellowship at the University of Kansas Medical Center is a one year, non-ACGME accredited fellowship that provides trainees with individualized experiences in the care ofpatients after brain injury. The fellow will manage the outpatient, inpatient, and consult phases ofrehabilitation and gain exposure to many diagnoses including traumatic brain injury, anoxic braininjury, stroke, and brain tumor. Continuity of care across the rehabilitation spectrum will beemphasized. Spasticity management, including procedures like botulinum toxin injections andbaclofen pump re-fills, will be a significant component of the fellowship curriculum. There are manyelective experiences that can be customized to the learner to maximize the breadth and depth ofneuro-rehabilitation exposure.
Fellows will receive Instructor faculty appointments with a stipend included. Fellows must be eligible for a Kansas license and be Board Certified or Board eligible in PM&R prior to beginning the Fellowship. This one-year fellowship is non-ACGME accredited.
January 1st of the preceding academic year
One fellow will be chosen for the one year non-ACGME fellowship training starting July 1st annually
Applicants must have completed or are in their final year of training in an ACGME-accredited physical medicine and rehabilitation residency program. International medical graduates with equivalent qualifications and a valid ECFMG certificate are also eligible to apply.
How to Apply
View a complete position description and apply on-line only here. In addition to the application, candidates must submit a curriculum vitae, a one-page personal statement, and three letters of recommendation. One letter must be from the applicant's current residency program director, department chair, or current employment supervisor.
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