Phys Medicine & Rehab (PMDR)

PMDR G710  - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Elective  (2 Credits)  

This two-week clerkship provides students exposure to the scope of services provided by physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists. One week is spent on an inpatient service with exposure to spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, etc. and another week is spent in the outpatient clinic with exposure to musculoskeletal/sports, spasticity, and electrodiagnositcs. On the inpatient service, students will be exposed to all aspects of rehabilitation, including physical, occupational, speech, and psychological therapies and assistive devices. On the outpatient side, students will work one-on-one with an attending and observe outpatient diagnostics and treatment. There is one 30 minute required case presentation at the end of the rotation.

PMDR G810  - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Elective  (2-4 Credits)  

After consultation with the Clerkship Director and Clerkship Coordinator, the student will be assigned to the area of practice to which he/she needs the most exposure before entering a residency program. Options include: time in a rehabilitation hospital working with patients who have spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, stroke, etc., and/or time in outpatient clinics gaining exposure to patients with chronic and acute musculoskeletal pain, sports medicine, interventional spine procedures and electrodiagnostics. On the inpatient service, students will be exposed to all aspects of rehabilitation, including physical, occupational, speech, and psychological therapies and assistive devices. On the outpatient side, students will work one-on-one with an attending and observe outpatient diagnostics and treatment.

PMDR G899  - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Away Rotation  (4 Credits)  

The student will complete an intensive study of Phsysical Medicine and Rehabilitation at another hospital or practice. This course must be approved through the VSAS application service or office of the M3/M4 Director.