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Current PhD student, Jesse Kowalski, has received a travel award from the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) and to attend the joint meeting of 2018 Neuromodulation Conference & NANS Summer Series. The conference is taking place August 23-26, 2018, in New York City. Jesse will be presenting a poster titled "Recruitment Challenges in Infant Stroke and Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Research: Demographics and Factors."  Jesse is advised by Dr. Bernadette Gillick. Congrats one-and-all.  

First year PM&R Resident with Goldy

The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine would like to welcome the new trainees for the 18-19 academic year! First-year resident Dr. Mahmood Alatbee, pictured on the right, is enjoying GME Orientation with Goldy! Learning is a challenging but rewarding experience here at the University of Minnesota. Each year, we accept new trainees into our highly competitive fellowships, residency, and doctorate programs.

Resident at ABC News for internship

Social media and technology use is on the rise meaning that more information now than ever are available at our fingertips. Patients can count on their medical professionals to relay accurate and reliable information but where does one find accurate health information that is easy to understand in mainstream media? Rest assured there are reliable sources conveying health and medical information. 

Physician performing an ultrasound on a shoulder.

“Our mission has been to provide high-quality patient care and education.” On May 4-5, 2018, the HCMC Division of Rheumatology collaborated with the University of Minnesota Division of PM&R to offer a comprehensive musculoskeletal ultrasound course with hands-on learning experience. Representing the Division of PM&R were Drs. Matthew Hofkens, Jason Lee, Alexander Senk, and Brionn Tonkin. PM&R resident physicians Sakshi Kaul, Chris Meserve, Michael Nguyen, Sima Patel, Alicia Phillips, and Erica Seidel were all volunteers at the course.