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Sharon Bushi, M.D. is an attending physician at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s brain injury program. She specializes in caring for patients with traumatic brain injuries, concussions, brain tumors, intracranial hemorrhages, and ischemic strokes. Dr. Bushi is also focused on improving quality of life and continuity of care through her outpatient clinic practice. She is board-certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R), as well as Brain Injury Medicine.  She completed her fellowship in Brain Injury Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS)/Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation where she also completed her Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residency. Her medical degree is from New Jersey Medical School/Rutgers University in Newark, NJ.

Dr. Bushi is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Association of Academic Physiatrists.  Her clinical and research interests focus on caregiver support, delirium in the rehabilitation setting, spasticity treatment and medical education of residents and fellows.

Education

  • Undergraduate degree: B.S. The College of New Jersey, Ewing NJ M.D., Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark NJ

Postgraduate Training

  • Fellowship: Brain Injury Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical Schools /Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Residency: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Rutgers New Jersey Medical Schools /Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Board Certification Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2020

Peer Reviewed Original Investigations

Bushi, SM, Barret, AM, Oh-Park M. Impact of Delirium Screening in an Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility on Transfers to Acute Care Hospital and Functional Outcomes. PM&R.
Bushi, SM, Kirshblum, S, Ezepue, T, Ma, R. Perceived Benefits with the Implementation of a Cadaver-Based Ultrasound Procedure Workshop Curriculum in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Resident and Fellow Trainees, AJPM&R.

Peer Reviewed Oral Presentation:

Bushi, SM, Oh-Park M. Delirium in Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF): Prevalence and Outcomes. Selected for oral presentation at the New Jersey Society PM&R Research Night., West Orange, NJ. April 23, 2018. 
Bushi, SM, Ezepue, T, Ma, R. Perceived Benefits with the Implementation of a Cadaver-Based Ultrasound Procedure Workshop Curriculum in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Resident and Fellow Trainees. Selected for oral presentation at the International Society for Physical Rehabilitation Medicine & Association of Academic Physiatrists 2020, Orlando, Florida. March 8, 2020.
Bushi, SM, Oh-Park M. Delirium in Inpatient Rehabilitation: Prevalence and Outcomes. Selected for oral presentation as part of a research panel at the Brain Injury Association of New Jersey, virtual. May 12, 2020.

                                                  

Research Spotlight Podium Session:

Bushi, SM, Bentley K. Intensive inpatient pain rehabilitation program for adolescents and young adults (age 18-21). Selected for podium session at American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Denver, CO. Oct 14, 2017
Bushi, SM, Oh-Park M. Delirium as a Risk Factor for Acute Care Transfers in Acute Care Rehabilitation Centers. Selected for podium session at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Orlando, FL. Oct 27, 2018.

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