Spinal Cord Medicine Fellowship


Recruiting for July 2015
Application Deadline: August 31, 2014

A one-year ACGME accredited clinical and research fellowship is offered by the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. A physical medicine and rehabilitation trained and Board Certified/Board Eligible applicant is preferred. Our program is one of 19 accredited SCI training programs nationwide. (ACGME #3454113017)

The primary training site is at theUPMC Rehabilitation Institute-UPMC Mercy, a Level-1 Trauma Center. Other institutions and centers involved in the fellowship program include:

  • UPMC Presbyterian/Shadyside Hospital (Level-1 Trauma Center)
  • Center for Assistive Technology
  • Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (Level-1 Pediatric Trauma Center)

The fellowship provides excellent exposure to various aspects of care for individuals with SCI including:

  • Acute Neurotrauma Rounds and Consults
  • Acute inpatient rehabilitation
  • Intrathecal Baclofen Pump, programming and refills
  • Outpatient Continuity Clinic
  • Nerve block and motor point treatments for spasticity
  • Adult and pediatric outpatient clinics treating neurologic and medical conditions associated with SCI
  • State of the art Assistive Technology

The department is one of 14 SCI Model System sites funded by NIDRR offering excellent research opportunities to the fellow, for more information about this important research visit to http://www.upmc-sci.pitt.edu/.

 


Spinal Cord Medicine Fellowship Application


Amanda Harrington, MD
Spinal Cord Medicine Fellowship Director


SCI Fellowship Brochure

for more information contact:
Sara Coulter
GME Department Manager
Department of PM&R
Kaufmann Bldg, Suite 201
3471 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 coulters@upmc.edu