Samuel K. Chu, MD - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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  • Only Hospital Ranked #1 in America by U.S. News & World Report since 1991
  • 800,000+ outpatient visits each year
  • 5,000+ inpatients treated each year, system-wide
  • 50+ sites of care throughout Illinois and Indiana
  • One of only 2% of hospitals to receive three consecutive Magnet Recognitions for Nursing Excellence.
  • 182-bed inpatient hospital in the heart of Chicago
  • Largest rehabilitation research center in the world
  • Only rehabilitation hospital with eight federally designated research centers
  • 370+ active research projects in neuroscience, bionics, robotics, and musculoskeletal medicine
  • Academic home of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Department, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Samuel K. Chu, MD

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Conditions Treated / Services

  • Sports Medicine

Education, Residency and Internship

Education

2002-2006
Yale University, Bachelor of Arts
2007-2011
Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School, Doctor of Medicine

Residency

2011-2015
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago/Northwestern McGaw Medical Center

Fellowship

2015-2016
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago/Northwestern McGaw Medical Center, Sports Medicine

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • 2016-Present - Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • 2015-Present - North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • 2014-Present - American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)
  • 2014-Present - Spine Intervention Society
  • 2013-Present - American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • 2012-Present - Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) 
  • 2010-Present - American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)

Honors & Awards

  • 2016 - 3rd Place Poster Winner (Medical Education), 12th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
  • 2015 - American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Resident Scholarship Recipient
  • 2015 - Sarah Baskin 2nd Place Resident Research Award, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • 2014 - Walter E. Heller Chief Resident Award, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • 2013 - Harris Resident Award, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • 2011 - Excellence in Teaching Award, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

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