BIM Fellowship Program Overview

The fellow will have exposure to outpatient clinics as well as rotations in:
Neurotrauma consult
Acute inpatient rehabilitation
Neuroradiology
Neuro-otology and Neuro-ophthalmology
Outpatient Concussion Clinic with Athletes

Model Rotation Schedule
 Rotations
Months
Rotation Site  

Inpatient Brain Injury (BI)


6

UPMC Rehab Institute
 

Acute BI Care Consults


3

UPMC Presbyterian
 


Sports BI


1

UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Rooney Sports Complex
   
 

Elective

2

Contingent on elective
Neuroradiology
Neuro-otology/ Vestibular Clinic
Neurosurgery
Neuro-ophthalmology
Headache Clinic


 

 

The fellow will gain BI patient management experience in both acute care phase at UPMC Presbyterian/Shadyside and rehabilitation phase at UPMC Mercy; participate in acute care consultations and serve on inpatient rehab teams. Special learning opportunities are available in:
Assistive technology
Neuropharmacology
Post-cardiac arrest care
Headache management

Exposure to treatment centers within the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation such as the Spasticity Evaluation and Treatment Center and the Brain Injury Program is available to the fellow.

Additional fellowship responsibilities include assisting in the education of medical students and department residents.

for more information contact:
Stacey Snead-Peterson, MS
GME Academic Manager
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Building B, Suite 11522
1400 Locust Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
sneadpetersons@upmc.edu

BI Program Overview



Fellowship Faculty





Amy K. Wagner
BI Fellowship Director


Value is added to the fellowship by the department’s designation as a TBI Model System funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).



NeuroRehabilitation Education and Rehabilomics Research,
University of Pittsburgh TBI model center, is one of 16 designated sites in the country; we are one of 2 TBI model system institutions that share the distinction of an accredited brain injury medicine fellowship.