The program for the physical medicine and rehabilitation intern (PGY-1) year consists of four-week rotation periods with the exception of the sports medicine/pain medicine selective rotations that are each two weeks per rotation.
|Department||Number of Rotations|
|Internal Medicine||4 rotations|
|Orthopedic Surgery (Inpatient)||1 rotation|
|Orthopedic Surgery (Outpatient)||1 rotation|
|Outpatient Pediatrics||1 rotation|
|Sports Medicine/Pain Medicine Selective||1 rotation (two weeks each)|
|Trauma Surgery||1 rotation|
|UK PM&R Clinic||1 rotation|
General inpatient medicine wards at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center and/or Veterans Affairs Medical Center, with supervision of upper level internal medicine residents and rotating attending.
Neurology wards (stroke service and general neurology service) at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center and/or Veterans Affairs Medical Center, with supervision by upper level neurology residents and rotating faculty.
Orthopedic Surgery (Inpatient)
Inpatient ward service at the University of Kentucky Hospital and/or Veterans Affairs Medical Center, with supervision by upper level orthopedic residents and rotating faculty. This rotation consists of post-operative patient care and emergency room evaluations.
Orthopedic Surgery (Outpatient)
General outpatient pediatric rotation at UK Kentucky Clinic South, with supervision by upper level pediatric residents and rotating faculty
Inpatient care on a busy neurosurgery service at the University of Kentucky Hospital, supervised by upper level neurosurgery students and rotating faculty. This rotation includes ward care with close supervision by neurosurgery residents and faculty.
Sports Medicine/Pain Medicine Selective
Two-week outpatient rotation with UK Sports Medicine / Pain Medicine.
Inpatient care on a trauma surgery service at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. This rotation includes management post-operative wound care with close supervision by physician assistants and faculty.
UK Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic
Outpatient Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, with direct supervision by physical medicine and rehabilitation attending faculty. Resident with see patient in inpatient and outpatient setting and participate in physical medicine and rehabilitation specific procedures including intrathecal baclofen pump management and neurolytic injections.