Rehabilitation Medicine Medical Education
Rehabilitation Medicine Medical Education

Fellowship

The Division of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine offers a comprehensive two-year fellowship training program that provide trainees with in-depth exposure to all aspects of pediatric rehabilitation medicine. One position per year is offered to eligible candidates.
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Contact:
Matthew Mayer, MD
Director
Phone: (816) 234-3970
mpmayer@cmh.edu

Kimberly Hartman, MD
Associate Director
Phone: (816) 234-3970
kchartman@cmh.edu

Residents

Our division actively engages in resident education. In conjunction with the University of Kansas School of Medicine Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, we provide a two-month rotation in pediatric rehabilitation medicine for general residents.
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Contact:
Kimberly Hartman, MD
Associate Director
Phone: (816) 234-3970
kchartman@cmh.edu

Medical Students

In addition to fellow and resident training, we provide educational experiences in pediatric rehabilitation medicine for medical students from the three major medical schools in Kansas City, as well as from outside the Kansas City region. Learn more about medical education at Children's Mercy.

Contact:
Matthew Mayer, MD
Director
Phone: (816) 234-3970
mpmayer@cmh.edu

Continuing Education

The Rehabilitation Medicine team is also engaged in providing continuing education to health care providers within the community. Recent activities include:

  • Spasticity - Pathophysiology and Management Conference; Beyond Rehab: Succeeding at Life; Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City. Overland Park, Kan., March 2009 
  • Assessment and Rehabilitation in TBI; Kansas Neurological Disability Support Project: TBI Mini Team Educational Symposium. Kansas City, Kan., October 2009
  • Torticollis: Pathophysiology, Assessment and Management; Clinical Advances in Pediatrics Symposium. The Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics, November 2009
  • Evidence-Based Management of Sports Concussion - What Are We Learning? with guest speaker Michael Collins, PhD from University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine. Pediatric Grand Rounds, The Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, Mo., December 2009
  • Identification of a Gene Causing Hereditary Spherocytosis in Mouse and Man; Academic Scholar Conference. Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Mo., February 13, 2009
  • The Search for a Novel Gene for Hereditary Spherocytosis Using the Nan (Neonatal Anemia) Mouse Model; Kansas University Medical Center. Kansas City, Kan., January 26, 2009
  • Identification of a Gene Causing Hereditary Spherocytosis in Mouse and Man; UMKC School of Dentistry Bone Research Group Seminar, July 8, 2009

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