Residency

ROTATION SCHEDULE
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*PGY-1: Residents will complete their first year of fundamental clinical skills training at University of Nebraska Medical Center where the curriculum provides a comprehensive and diverse experience in relevant specialties. These clinical rotations will include 6 months of Internal Medicine to provide a strong foundation for beginning PM&R training. Additional rotations during PGY-1 training will include; 1 month of Acute Stroke, 1 month of Trauma/Burn, 2 months of Pediatrics, 1 month of Emergency Medicine, 1 month of Long Term Acute Care and 6 months of Internal Medicine. The PM&R residency program director will maintain oversight of the PGY-1 training.

CORE DIDACTIC SERIES
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TRAINING SITES

RESIDENCY PROGRAM GOALS
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1. The goal of this residency training program is to provide an educational experience of such quality and excellence as to offer its graduates the opportunity for attainment of the six core competencies necessary for entry-level independent practice of this specialty.

2. The educational experience provides knowledge regarding the diagnosis, pathogenesis, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of neuro/musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, pulmonary, and other systemic disorders common to the specialty in patients of both sexes and all ages.

3. The training program provides the opportunity for the resident to coordinate effective and efficiently an interdisciplinary team of allied rehabilitation professionals for the maximum benefit of the patient.

4. The resident is given the opportunity for progressive responsibility in diagnosing, assessing, and managing the conditions commonly encountered by the physiatrist in the rehabilitative management of patients of all ages.

APPLICATION PROCESS  
Applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).  Applications, deadlines, and regulations are available in full detail through the ERAS website and the NRPM website.