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Brain Injury Fellowship

Carolinas Rehabilitation is offering a one-year ACGME fellowship in brain injury rehabilitation for a board-eligible/board-certified psychiatrist interested in developing further expertise in clinical management and research pursuits within this subspecialty. Carolinas Rehabilitation is a 172-bed CARF-accredited rehabilitation hospital with 30 beds dedicated to brain injury. This fellowship allows for flexibility between clinical and research time and will be specifically designed to meet the candidate's interest.

Clinical opportunities include:

  • Inpatient consultations and outpatient evaluations
  • Neuropsychological evaluations
  • Patient management of traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients with a focus on treatment of active medical problems
  • Neuropharmacological trials
  • Procedural management of spasticity

The clinical experience also provides time for learning opportunities with neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons and trauma surgeons located at the Level I trauma center, Carolinas Medical Center, adjacent to Carolinas Rehabilitation. Brain injury research at Carolinas Rehabilitation includes opportunities to participate in clinical trials initiated at either Carolinas Rehabilitation or Carolinas Medical Center. Interested candidates must have excellent clinical and academic credentials and be very motivated to be challenged in a dynamic clinical/research environment.

Please visit the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Fellowship site for more information.

We accept applications ONLY from participants in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Please send additional questions to:
Sandra M. Watson
Residency Program Coordinator
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
1100 Blythe Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28203
Email: Sandra Watson 

Cancer Rehabilitation Fellowship

Carolinas Rehabilitation and the Levine Cancer Institute are offering a one-year non-ACGME accredited fellowship in cancer rehabilitation for a board-eligible/board-certified physiatrist interested in developing further expertise in the academic, administrative, clinical and research components necessary for successful program development. Carolinas Rehabilitation was the first ever hospital accredited in cancer rehabilitation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and hosts the core inpatient services. Cancer providers also serve a consultative role at Carolinas Medical Center, which is the premier tertiary acute care center in the Charlotte metro area. Outpatient services are focused at the Levine Cancer Institute, a US News Top 50 Cancer Center and first cancer center in the United States to receive CARF accreditation. This fellowship allows for flexibility to maximize experiences which will most benefit the candidate for their future career in cancer rehabilitation.

Clinical opportunities include:

• Inpatient cancer rehabilitation services, including solid, liquid and benign pathologies
• Inpatient consultations and outpatient evaluations
• Supportive care services, including integrative medicine, oncological psychiatry, palliative care and survivorship
• Oncological specialties, including solid tumor, benign and malignant hematology, radiation oncology, and surgery

Please visit the Cancer Rehabilitation Fellowship site for more information.

Interested candidates must have excellent clinical and academic credentials and be very motivated to be challenged in a dynamic academic, clinical and operational environment.

Please send cover letter and curriculum vitae to:
Sandra M. Watson
Residency Program Coordinator
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
1100 Blythe Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28203
Email: Sandra Watson 

Spinal Cord Injury Fellowship

The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Carolinas Medical Center (CMS) / Carolinas Rehabilitation (CR) is offering a one-year ACGME accredited fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine for a board-eligible/board-certified physiatrist. Carolinas Rehabilitation is a part of Atrium Health and manages 192 acute rehabilitation beds in the CR Region. This fellowship allows for clinical and research opportunities and can be specifically designed to meet the candidates interest.

Clinical opportunities include:

• Inpatient and outpatient management of SCI patients with a focus on treatment of active medical problems 
• Neuro-urology, GI dysmotility/neurogenic bowel, gynecologic management
• Procedural management of spasticity
• Symptomatic intervention to improve quality of life
• Integration of system-based practice for successful practice development

Please visit the Spinal Cord Injury Fellowship site for more information and how to send an application. 

We accept application ONLY from participants via the link below where you will find information on the application and Match process.

SCI Fellowship – Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals, Inc. (academyscipro.org)

Please send additional questions to:
Sandra M. Watson
Residency Program Coordinator
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
1100 Blythe Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28203
Email: Sandra Watson

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