Rusk Rehabilitation Education
NYU Langone’s Rusk Rehabilitation faculty comprises world-renowned physiatrists and rehabilitation medicine experts. Each is committed to educating the next generation of specialists and subspecialists in the latest evidence-based treatment practices, so they can go on to successfully provide patients with the physical, social, emotional, vocational, and recreational support they need to improve their quality of life.
We train physicians and allied healthcare professionals in rehabilitation medicine for adult and pediatric patients. We offer training in both inpatient and outpatient care settings across various subspecialties, including brain injury, cancer, cardiac and pulmonary conditions, chronic neurological conditions, limb loss, orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions, pediatric conditions and injuries, spinal cord injury, and stroke. Our trainees also enjoy the opportunity to work with one of the most diverse patient populations in the country in our state-of-the-art facilities.
Our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency for physicians is one of the largest rehabilitation medicine training programs in the country, with 36 residency slots. We also offer two Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)–accredited fellowships in brain injury medicine and sports medicine.
We also offer training for allied healthcare professionals in various specialties, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and swallowing therapy, vocational therapy, psychological services, music and therapeutic recreation, nutrition, and social work services.
We offer rehabilitation residencies for allied healthcare professionals in acute care physical therapy, neurologic physical therapy, and orthopedic physical therapy. We also offer rehabilitation fellowships for allied healthcare professionals in speech–language pathology, hand therapy, orthopedic manual therapy, performing arts physical therapy, and psychology.
Trainees can also consider our various clinical education experiences, internships, and externships; our observership, training, and volunteer opportunities; our Health Career Opportunity Program; our Rehabilitation Medicine Elective; and our continuing education offerings.