Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship at Children's Mercy Hospitals
& Clinics (CMH) is a two-year ACGME-accredited fellowship designed to develop advanced skills in the diagnosis and
treatment of children with disabilities.
Fellows will have completed an approved residency training
program in physical medicine and rehabilitation and may have
additionally completed a pediatrics residency or a joint
The clinical and didactic experiences are intended to expand
their knowledge of pediatric conditions resulting in disability
including traumatic brain injury; spinal cord injury; Cerebral
Palsy; neuromuscular disease; neural tube defects; amputations; and
others in order to prepare them for a successful pediatric
The PRM curriculum is divided into block
rotations of three months each. Educational programs are held in
conjunction with the University of Kansas Medical Center Core
Rehabilitation Medicine Program.
Our faculty recognizes that being mentors and training future
pediatric rehabilitation specialists is a privilege. We will
encourage our fellows to gain confidence and independence as they
progress through training while providing a collegial educational
environment that allows them to thrive. Our faculty is enthusiastic
about their role as mentors and educators.