Providing an outstanding educational experience.
We offer a variety of educational opportunities for medical students, including a clerkship, elective rotations and a summer externship.
Explore our residency program, designed to provide residents with broad based comprehensive training in all aspects of our specialty.
In partnership with the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, we offer several physician fellowships each year in areas such as spinal cord injury, pediatric rehabilitation and brain injury medicine.
Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center
NUPOC supports our faculty through the education and training of professional prosthetists, orthotists, rehabilitation engineers and other rehabilitation professionals; the design and application of prostheses and orthoses; and its work to improve human interactions with prosthetics and orthotics systems. Visit the center's site to learn more about its education and research programs.
Physician-Scientist Training & Resources
We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and formal training programs to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.
The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation strongly encourages applications from minority candidates who are under-represented in our specialty, including women, racial and ethnic minorities and LGBTQ students. Northwestern University does not discriminate or permit discrimination by any member of its community against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, age, disability, citizenship or veteran status in matters of admissions, employment, housing or services or in the educational programs or activities it operates.