Physiatry

MD Education

Physician educators and investigators in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department at Indiana University School of Medicine participate in the training of medical students through elective clerkship rotations as well as research programs.

Clinical Clerkship Rotations

Medical students interested in pursuing a career in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation can choose a physiatry elective rotation during the third or fourth year of medical school. This four-week rotation provides insight to the specialty and offers MD students an up-close experience and mentorship with PM&R faculty.

Students planning to enter a PM&R residency are encouraged to take a broad based group of electives. Specialty areas that are particularly applicable to this area of medicine include urology, neurology, dermatology, neurosurgery, rheumatology and orthopedics.

Current and prospective medical students interested in more information about the clerkship electives available through the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation can contact the PM&R Residency Program Coordinator.