PMED 7416

Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine


Jessica DeVries
Course Coordinator

Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered

See below


*Course director will determine whether virtual or in person at time of enrollment prior to rotation.*

Prerequisites:  Two months of general surgery and/or medicine.  Pediatrics desired but not required

Catalog Description:  The student-physician designs the two-week experience according to his/her interest, needs and desires. Gillette Children's Hospital pediatric rehabilitation programs emphasize traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, ventilatory dependent children, spinal cord injury and other developmental disabilities.

Opportunities are open to the student-physician:

  • Inpatient service: Responsibilities include evaluation, management and follow-up of patients but without night or weekend call.
  • Care of outpatients in clinics: Obtain a perspective on long-term continuity care.
  • Learning experiences: Weekly conference with attendings, pediatric rehabilitation fellows and residents. Teaching rounds with the residents, pediatric rehabilitation fellows and attendings are held daily on the inpatient rehabilitation unit. 
    Minimal reading assignments: Alexander and Matthews: Pediatric Rehabilitation, Demos Medical Publishing, 2010. Various journal articles as assigned: Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, PM&R, others.



View site addresses by clicking on the site name below or visiting the site codes table.

Site Code Site Name Notes

Gillette Children's St. Paul Campus

Gillette Children's - Burnsville Clinic

Gillette Children's - Maple Grove Clinic

Students will go to all three sites. Students will have the option to opt out of Burnsville/Maple Grove sites and only rotate at the St. Paul Campus.
GL-1000 Gillette Children's St. Paul Campus  

Required session attendance: Does not apply

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode:  M-F, ranges from 7:30am-5:00pm

Direct Patient Care: Yes

Consent Requirement: Open to Student Scheduling

Grading Scale: 

  • 2022-2023: H/E/S/N
  • 2023-2024: P/N

Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

Course equivalency:  Does not apply