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Rotations

Our residents gain valuable clinical experience in key areas of inpatient rehabilitation including traumatic brain injury (TBI), spinal cord injury (SCI), stroke, amputee care, post operative orthopedics, burn care and pediatric rehabilitation. Your next level is here.

Scheduling and experience opportunities

Resident schedules generally consist of 12 inpatient rotations, 12 outpatient rotations, 5 months of EMG, 4 electives and 3 months of consults.

In addition, as a resident, you’ll spend time on inpatient, consult and outpatient rotations at other sites including Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Jamaica Plain Veterans Administration Hospital. You will also participate in a resident continuity clinic throughout all three years of your residency.

Resident designed elective rotations sample

  • Spasticity management with Botox and baclofen proficiency
  • Away rotations: from North Carolina for inpatient stroke to Taiwan for inpatient/outpatient general rehabilitation
  • Interventional pain and epidural injections at MGH
  • Sports rehab and Spaulding National Running Center with ultrasound interventions
  • Neuromuscular research and EMG proficiency


Sample Rotation Schedule


Month

PGY-2

PGY-3

PGY-4

July

Spinal Cord Injury

Stroke

Outpatient Pediatrics

Aug

Spinal Cord Injury - VA

Rheumatology

Teaching

Sept

Outpatient Spine

Outpatient Spine

Elective

Oct

Pediatrics

Outpatient Sports/Musculoskeletal

Outpatient Spine/Musculoskeletal

Nov

Amputee

Traumatic Brain Injury

Concussion

Dec

Outpatient Prosthetics & Orthotics

Elective

EMG

Jan

Traumatic Brain Injury

Burn Rehabilitation

EMG

Feb

Neurology (MGH)

Cancer Rehb

Consults

Mar

Neurology (MGH)

Elective

Spinal Cord Injury

Apr

Outpatient Neurorehabilitation

EMG

Outpatient Sports/Musculoskeletal

May

Stroke

EMG

Elective

June

Outpatient Sports/Musculoskeletal

EMG

Consults