University of Washington

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Medical Student Education
Electives: Rehabilitation Medicine Clerkship – Pediatrics (REHAB 686)

REHAB 686P - Rehabilitation Medicine Clerkship – Pediatrics (8 credits)

Offered: AWSpS; 4 weeks based on clinical block schedule
Prerequisites: 3rd year medical student standing; Permission from Department
Location: Seattle, WA
Clerkship Site: Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH) – Rehabilitation Medicine
Faculty Contact: Dr. Ny-Ying Lam,; Dr. Mindy Loveless,
Administrative Coordinator:Tamar Anderson, 206.616.6345;


This is a four-week pediatric rehabilitation clerkship and is intended for those interested in exploring a career in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. This four-week package permits inpatient, outpatient, and consultation experience. This course is recommended for students contemplating a career in Pediatrics or Pediatric Rehabilitation.


The goal of this rotation is to learn inpatient PM&R management of patients with disabilities and functional impairments due to disorders such as acquired brain injury, CNS disorders, spinal cord injury, and complex medical conditions, and expand the knowledge and techniques in pediatric disability and chronic medical problems. The subjects of school planning, family counseling, and community support services are included.


At the end of the clerkship, the student will:


Honors, High Pass, Pass, and Fail. Based on recommendation of preceptor.

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