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.
Program in Physical Therapy
The Program in Physical Therapy provides excellent student education, research, and service to the profession and the community.
The Graduate Program in Rehabilitation Science is training future scientists who meet the growing demand for experts in the field.
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.
Congratulations Dr. Dykstra
University of Minnesota Health is proud to celebrate the many physicians featured in the 20th Mpls. St. Paul Magazine Top Doctors list, including our Department Chair, Dr. Dennis Dykstra. This recognition is a reflection of the commitment to patients, their families and referring physician colleagues, as well as M Health’s overall leadership among metro area medical practices. View the full list here.
MHealth Clinics and Surgery Center Now Open
The new 342,000-square-foot University of Minnesota Health Clinics and Surgery Center (CSC) is now open for our patients. With a wide range of specialists located in one, easy to access location, the new space is designed for collaboration and allows our care teams to work together in new ways to meet our patient's unique needs. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Adult Neuropsychology Clinics are located on the 3rd floor of the new CSC.
- Paula Ludewig, PhD, PT, and PhD Student Justin Staker will be receiving a $150,000 MN-Reach product development grant.
- Rehabilitation Science graduate student Haiming Liu presented at the 2015 Graduate School Doctoral Research Showcase.
- Cecilia Prudente, PhD, Neuroscience, played a key role in an illuminating study on the brain's motor control map.
Celebrating 75 Years
2016 marks the 75th anniversary of the Program in Physical Therapy and we could not be more excited! While we will celebrate throughout the new year, please save the date for our special celebration weekend, which will include our all-class reunion, on September 16-18, 2016.
For more information, including a schedule of events, please visit our Celebration page!