University of Washington

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

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Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship

The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Seattle Children’s Hospital offers a one- or two-year Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship. This fellowship is accredited by the ACGME and after completion allows the graduate to sit for the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPM&R) Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine subspeciality examination. This fellowship provides the trainee with a well-rounded clinical experience in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

Seattle Children’s Hospital is a 286 bed tertiary care hospital including a 12 bed CARF accredited rehabilitation unit serving a 4 state region including Washington, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho. The fellow, with support from an attending physician, will manage the care of children on the inpatient rehabilitation unit with a focus on the patient’s medical and rehabilitation needs and as the leader of the interdisciplinary rehabilitation team. The fellow will also work with one of four attending Pediatric Rehabilitation physicians to provide outpatient care for children and adolescents with acquired and congenital disabilities and injuries including cerebral palsy, neuromuscular diseases, spina bifida, amputations, arthrogryposis, spinal cord injury, brain injury, brain tumors, and sports related injuries. The fellow will participate in many regularly scheduled interdisciplinary outpatient clinics during their training.

The fellow will participate in a scholarly project with mentoring from one of the rehabilitation medicine or research faculty at Seattle Children’s Hospital or University of Washington Department of Rehabilitation Medicine.

To learn more about the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship, please explore the links below:


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