PROGRAM PROFILE

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Queen's University - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Kingston

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Program Director

Dr. Sussan Askari

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Department Manager

Heather-Ann Thompson

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HIGHLIGHTS

Quick Facts

Opportunities are provided for interprovincial and international elective experiences that cannot be provided on site. Rotation requests are considered by and approved at the discretion of the program director based on their individual merits and within the limitations of liability coverage and related constraints.


Residents are provided the opportunity for at least a one month community rehabilitation rotation in a small to medium sized community outside the academic medical center. Elective time can be used for longer or additional rotations.


The program includes a particular focus on Clinical EMG training that provides the six month training requirement for EMG certification on completion of the program.


Inpatient primary care responsibility is included in the junior PM&R core rotations as part of learning basic medical management of the rehabilitation patient. There is less responsibility for inpatient primary care in the senior PM&R core rotations with an increasing focus on the consultant role. The majority of inpatient primary care responsibility for the rehabilitation unit is provided by a group of hospitalist physicians. Residents have first on call responsibilities Monday-Thursday each week with the exception tostatutory holidays. The Medical OnCall Groupis first on call on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and on statutory holidays.


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GENERAL INFORMATION

Program start date is July 1, 2020.


Check out our brochure.


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