Shepherd Center's Brain Injury Fellowship Training Program
This 12-month brain injury fellowship is divided into a breadth of clinical and non-clinical learning opportunities to accommodate specific career goals while assuring a well-rounded clinical training experience.
The fellow will receive extensive inpatient training, dealing with some of the most complex brain injury cases, from mild brain injuries to traumatic brain injuries, stroke, anoxic brain injuries, and other acquired neurologic disorders. More than half of the fellowship, including all inpatient brain injury rotations, will be conducted at Shepherd Center, with a weekly continuity clinic scheduled across most rotations.
Additionally, the fellow will have the opportunity to do hospital consults and outpatient rotations at partnering institutions, including Emory University Hospital, Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, and Grady Memorial Hospital.
A typical rotation schedule includes:
- Inpatient Brain Injury Rehabilitation: 3.5 months
- Outpatient Brain Injury Rehabilitation: 4.5 months
- Research: 1 month
- Hospital Consults: 2 months
- Electives: 1 month
Fellowship Training Advice & Resources
For more information about the many subspecialties available within physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), such as brain injury medicine, please download the Roadmap to a Fellowship guide from the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation's Physiatrist in Training Council.