Letter from Our Chief Resident
Dear Prospective Applicant,
We appreciate your interest in the PM&R Residency Program at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital.
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital houses 150 inpatient beds with services dedicated to traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, orthopedics, cardiopulmonary and stroke rehabilitation. Just a five-minute drive from Burke, there is also an established pediatric rehabilitation program with outpatient services.
Our clinical experiences reflect the growing diversity of opportunities in outpatient/inpatient setting within the field of PM&R. We rotate through outpatient clinics in spinal cord injury, brain injury and stroke as well as clinics in pain medicine, musculoskeletal medicine, sports medicine, electrodiagnostics, spine and traumatic brain injury. We receive hands-on training in performing procedures including peripheral joint injections, Botox injections for spasticity management, intrathecal Baclofen pump management, as well as interventional pain procedures.
During most rotations, residents are one-on-one with faculty members, facilitating informal lectures and bedside teaching. Our faculty includes a diverse mixture of attending physicians, encompassing both clinical and research interests. Excellent opportunities and funding for research are available both within our department as well as with many other renowned researchers across the Albert Einstein School of Medicine and Cornell University systems. Our team is led by residency program director Dr. Anne F. Ambrose. Carrie Quill is our invaluable, patient, warm, and ever-present program coordinator, who helps us along every step of our training.
We are pleased that you are considering Burke for your training, and we look forward to meeting you. We hope that you will see that Burke's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is an exciting and rapidly growing department.
Best of luck with choosing your residency home!
Hossam Eldin Mohamed, M.D.,