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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Education

Houston, Texas

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Clinical Fellowship in Interventional Pain and Sports

Location:

Baylor Clinic, St. Luke Episcopal Hospital (SLEH), Memorial Hermann/TIRR (The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research)

Mentors:

Funding: Generated Income, Industry Support

Number of Fellows: One or Two

Certificate: BCM

Requirements:

  • Completion of an accredited post-doctoral residency program;
  • Eligibility for Texas Medical licensure OR Physician-in-Training Permit issued by Texas Medical Board

Stipend: PGY V

Training Period: 12 months

Start Date: July 1

Activities:

  • Become proficient in all aspects of care provided to persons with acute, subacute and chronic pain syndromes
  • Develop expertise in clinical decision making regarding medical and rehabilitative aspects of pain care
  • Develop a sound background in diagnosis and management of invasive procedure utilized in treating patients with pain
  • Develop and demonstrate the skills of team leadership in an interdisciplinary pain environment
  • Develop proficiency in teaching medical students, residents, and other allied health professionals
  • Develop proficiency in research in the field of pain rehabilitation
  • Participate in inpatient and outpatient clinical activities at all affiliated programs
  • Perform invasive pain procedures at affiliated hospitals under supervision of pain attendings
  • Participate in acute pain consultative activities at the training locations
  • Supervise and teach medical students and residents under the mentorship of program attendings
  • Participate in appropriate pain educational activities at the training locations
  • Work closely with clinic nurses in monitoring treatment of all aspects of health and rehabilitation
  • Assume responsibility for at least one research project with clinical or basic subjects relevant to pain rehabilitation
  • Keep pace with development in the field of pain rehabilitation by discussion of one assigned and one optional article or chapter from the literature per week

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