Our department facilitates high-quality education, research, and clinical services in the important field of rehabilitation medicine.
Our residents receive an outstanding training experience, gaining the skills and knowledge needed for careers in physiatry.
Medical Student Clerkships
We have a wide variety of clerkships available for medical students throughout the year, with different lengths and focus areas.
The Division of Physical Therapy provides excellent student education, research, and service to the profession and the community.
The Division of Rehabilitation Science's PhD Program in Rehabilitation Science is training future scientists who meet the growing demand for experts in the field.
The Division of Adult Neuropsychologists apply the science of the brain's structure and function to address a variety of complex conditions.
Gillick Pediatric Research Laboratory
In the Gillick Pediatric Research Lab, Bernadette Gillick and her fellow researchers believe that children with cerebral palsy have the potential to influence their level of function throughout their lifetime.
McKnight Land-Grant Professorship
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine faculty member, Bernadette Gillick, PhD, MSPT, PT has been awarded the very prestigious University of Minnesota McKnight Land-Grant Professorship This award is given only to a few assistant professors within the whole U of M each year. Dr. Gillick will hold the title of McKnight Land Grant Professor for two years. This award is for Dr. Gillick's research project titled, "Discovery of Novel Treatments for Childhood Stroke and Resultant Cerebral Palsy." Click here for more information on this award.
The Department has a new name! To better reflect all areas within the department and the great work being done, we have changed our name to the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. In addition to a name change, we have identified four distinct divisions within the department: Division of Adult Neuropsychology, Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabiltiation (PM&R), Division of Physical Therapy and Division of Rehabilitation Science.
Division of Physical Therapy Program Director Search
The Division of Physical Therapy at the University of Minnesota is inviting applications from talented and experienced academicians to serve as the 6th Program Director in the rich 75-year history of the program. Please view the position announcement for more information and the application process.