The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Brain Injury Medicine (BIM) Fellowship accredited by the ACGME, and the only accredited BIM Fellowship in the State of Michigan, is designed to provide basic and advanced knowledge and experience in the field of traumatic brain injury. The program will familiarize the fellow with all aspects of the clinical practice, treatment, and rehabilitation strategies, including professional clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation settings. The program also includes a research component that emphasizes scholarship and original contributions to the study of traumatic brain injury while reinforcing publication and presentation skills, as well as providing experience in the administrative aspects of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. This fellowship is 12 months in duration, commencing in July of each academic year. Applications may be submitted in October of each year. The Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship will focus on the prevention of brain injury and the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of individuals with acquired brain injury. Patients often require intervention from a multidisciplinary treatment team, speech language pathology, psychotherapists, neuropsychologists, recreation therapy, home care and case manager support, in addition to other physicians for related or chronic injuries. Fellows receive BIM clinical training and have protected time for academic work including a wide range of options for involvement in teaching and clinical research. This BIM Fellowship is through Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Physcial Medicine and Rehabilitation-Oakwood at Beaumont Health.
About Wayne State University School of Medicine PM&R Oakwood
For nearly 150 years, the Wayne State School of Medicine has prepared students to be health care leaders and advocates who go on to change the world. Our dedication to urban clinical excellence and contribution to Detroit’s revitalization is unwavering. Our community service roots run deep, and our focus on a healthier world grows ever stronger. Through social responsiveness and a continuous focus... on innovation in education, research and clinical care, the Wayne State School of Medicine will continue to graduate a diverse group of physicians and biomedical scientists who will transform the promise of equal health for all into a reality.