BIM Fellowship Program Overview

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

Model Rotation Schedule
Rotation Site  

Inpatient Brain Injury (BI)


UPMC Rehab Institute

Acute BI Care Consults


UPMC Presbyterian

Sports BI


UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Rooney Sports Complex



Contingent on elective
Neuro-otology/ Vestibular Clinic
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
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

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.