The core didactic curriculum includes a 12 month lecture series covering fundamental aspects of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Built into this dynamic and unique curriculum are exceptional hands-on learning opportunities including:
- Annual intensive anatomy week at Harvard Medical School
- Quarterly musculoskeletal ultrasound workshops
- Annual EMG workshop
- Research curriculum with debate-style monthly journal club sessions
- Annual baclofen pump workshop
- Annual concussion workshop
- Regular morbidity and mortality conferences
- Quarterly “Life” curriculum with a psychologist focusing on resident mental health and physical well-being
- Annual interventional spine workshop
- Monthly therapy lectures with allied health professionals (e.g. PT, OT, SLP, Music therapy, Adaptive Sports)
|Kate Delaney (PGY4) and Vanessa Gallegos-Kearin (PGY3) practice musculoskeletal ultrasound guided injections while Dr. Joanne Borg-Stein facilitates during a quarterly workshop.
||Sara Cartwright (PGY4) and Ginger Polich (PGY4) practice filling a baclofen pump during the annual workshop.
||Robbie Diaz (PGY4) experiences a nerve conduction study while Amy West (PGY3) and Vanessa Gallegos-Kearin (PGY3) observe during the annual EMG workshop.