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The Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) Fellowship at Children's Mercy is a two-year ACGME-accredited fellowship designed to develop advanced skills in the diagnosis and treatment of children with disabilities. We offer a variety of clinical and educational experiences designed to develop leaders in the field of pediatric physiatry.

Our goal is to develop well-trained pediatric physiatrists, capable of providing exceptional care to children with disabilities. The fellowship program creates and maintains an environment in which the fellow receives the highest quality of education with evidence-based teaching and multiple clinical and non-clinical opportunities available. A fellow’s educational program is customized to meet each individual’s needs and best prepare the fellow for clinical practice, research, leadership, and beyond.

Our fellows participate in a broad range of outpatient clinics as well as inpatient and consultation services. We offer specialized training in all major areas of pediatric physiatry.

The PRM curriculum is designed to advance each fellow’s knowledge and clinical skills to become a leader in the field. Educational opportunities include faculty-led didactics, subspecialist didactic series, journal clubs, grand rounds, and multidisciplinary conferences. We also offer several individualized educational opportunities to allow each fellow to focus on his/her individual interests.

In addition to our 2-year fellowship, we are accepting one fellow for a one-year, non-ACGME accredited Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Combined Training fellowship position for the 2023-2024 academic year. Learn more about the one-year fellowship.

Academic curriculum

Learn more about the curriculum, including didactics, courses and workshops.

Clinical experience

Learn about the quality and extent of hands-on experience offered through the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine fellowship.

Faculty and fellows

Meet the team of fellows and faculty for the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine fellowship.

Research

Learn about the research opportunities and focuses offered during this fellowship.

Apply for the program

Our program participates in the Electronic Residency Application Services (ERAS) the National Residency Matching Program. Learn more about the application process.