Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship at Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics
is a two-year ACGME-accredited fellowship designed to develop advanced skills
in the diagnosis and treatment of children with disabilities.
Fellows will have
completed an approved residency training program in physical medicine and
rehabilitation and may have additionally completed a pediatrics residency or a
joint pediatrics/PM&R residency. The PRM curriculum is
divided into block rotations of three months each. Educational programs are
held in conjunction with the University of Kansas Medical Center Core
Rehabilitation Medicine Program.
The clinical and didactic
experiences are intended to expand the fellow’s knowledge of pediatric
conditions resulting in disability including traumatic brain injury, spinal
cord injury, Cerebral Palsy, neuromuscular disease, neural tube defects;
amputations, and others in order to prepare them for a successful pediatric
The fellow will gain
clinic exposure and experience in various developmental, pediatric, and neuromuscular
disorders, rehabilitations, and therapies.
faculty recognizes that being mentors and training future pediatric
rehabilitation specialists is a privilege. We will encourage our fellows to
gain confidence and independence as they progress through training while
providing a collegial educational environment that allows them to thrive. Our
faculty is enthusiastic about their role as mentors and educators.