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Vol.6, Issue 7
July 2018
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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Burke Welcomes New Class of Residents
Burke Auxiliary Gives Gift For Marsal Caregiver Center
Burke Residents Present Research Findings
Caregivers Take Center Stage At Case Managers Dinner
Ask the Experts: What is Dysphagia?
Safe Eating Tips for Summer BBQ Season
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In addition to its residency program, Burke also offers a 12-24 month neurorehabilitation fellowship. It is one of two United Council of Neurological Subspecialities (UCNS) accredited fellowships in the country.
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Burke Welcomes New Class of Residents
Burke welcomed its newest class of residents during a luncheon on Friday, July 6th. Over the next three years, Burke's four new residents will receive a unique training experience and work directly with neurologists, physiatrists, rheumatologists, internists, cardiologists and pulmonologists.
Burke Auxiliary Gives Gift For Marsal Caregiver Center
The Burke Auxiliary donated $25,000 to support the Marsal Caregiver Center on Monday, June 11th. The Auxiliary’s gift will help offset the operating costs of the center...
Burke Residents Present Research Findings
Eight of Burke’s residents got the chance to show off some of the findings from their research during a recent Grand Rounds session in the Patient Dining Room. Each resident had a poster as well as a brief oral presentation accompanied by a PowerPoint...
Caregivers Take Center Stage At Case Managers Dinner
Caregivers and the vital role they play in the rehabilitation of patients was the primary topic at a Hudson Valley Case Managers Association dinner meeting that was held at Burke in June. The meeting came just weeks after Burke opened the Marsal Caregiver Center, the first caregiver support center...
Ask the Experts: What is Dysphagia?
Have you heard of dysphagia? Although it can be quite widespread—every year, about 1 in 25 people experience it, according to a study in the journal Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery—many people don’t know much about it...
Safe Eating Tips for Summer BBQ Season
It’s the middle of summer, and barbeque season is well underway. Local farmers’ markets are providing an abundance of fresh produce that hasn’t flown halfway around the globe. And some of us are patiently coaxing fresh peas, beans, tomatoes and zucchini in our backyard gardens.
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