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Neurorehabilitation Fellowship Program

Fellowship Training

Director: John Aguilar, MD, Assistant Professor

We offer a one year fellowship in neurorehabilitation, the clinical science of guiding and sustaining the rehabilitation of patients with neurological and musculoskeletal injuries or diseases. Fellows participate in the care of inpatients and outpatients with stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and neuromuscular disorders.

Our training program includes regularly scheduled didactic conferences and monthly journal club provided by our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation attending physicians and outside speakers from other specialties and disciplines. The fellows will have opportunities to spend elective time in interventional pain management, pediatric neurorehabilitation or musculoskeletal medicine. Inpatients are treated in a state-of-the-art rehabilitation hospital and consults in the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Outpatient opportunities include spasticity management with botulinum toxin injection or intrathecal baclofen pumps, an interventional pain management clinic, cancer rehabilitation, musculoskeletal medicine, a brain injury clinic, other neurological conditions, and a fellows follow up clinic of patients treated on the inpatient rehabilitation unit.

Prerequisite:
Each applicant is required to have completed a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation or Neurology residency program accredited in the United States or Canada. Applicants must qualify for licensure by the North Carolina Board of Medical Examiners and must be Board Eligible in their relative specialty.

Foreign medical graduates are considered and must have passed the E.C.F.M.G. and U.S.M.L.E. exams.  

How to Apply: 
Please submit the Neurorehabilitation Fellowship application, your letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation (one letter must be from the director of your core residency program) to Dr. John Aguilar, Assistant Professor, Director, Neurorehabilitation Fellowship, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medical Center Blvd., Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1078; Tel. (336) 713-8348; Fax (336) 716-1595. 

Quick Reference

Neurorehabilitation Fellowship
Michael Guo, MD, PhD
Director

Phone 336-713-2121
Fax 336-713-8588

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1078

 

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