PMED 7412

Rehabilitation Medicine for Adults - Orthopedics, Neurology


Celina Clifford
Course Coordinator

Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered

PMED 7410 recommended but not required


Catalog Description: This course is designed for students who are interested in pursuing residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Orthopedics, Neurology. Student-physicians will be responsible for inpatient work-ups and management as well as having the opportunity to participate in a variety of specialty clinics (EMG and Botox, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputee, musculoskeletal pain, cardiac rehab) and inpatient consults. Advanced students with specific interests will be encouraged to participate in designing the rotation to fit their needs. At the conclusion of the four weeks, students will be able to: Take a PM&R oriented history; Perform a physical examination with an emphasis on functional status and disability; Formulate rehabilitation goals and treatment plan. The student will present a 20 minute presentation on a rehabilitation topic to the inpatient staff at the end of the two week rotation.


Note: Contact the Course Coordinator for any syllabi for previous years. 


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Site Name



VA Medical Center


Required session attendance: Does not apply

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode:  M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm, no weekends

Direct patient care:  Yes

Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling. Please reach out to Jessica DeVries ( if the course is full. The department may be able to schedule students above the posted capacity, and they will review registration requests on a case by case basis.

Grading Scale:  H/E/S/N

Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

Course equivalency:  Does not apply