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Physician Fellowships

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC), in conjunction with the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, offers two to three physician fellowships each year which are open to any clinical subspecialty training.

The goal of our fellowship program is to train the physiatrist to become an expert and outstanding physician in their subspecialty area, to teach them the necessary tools to do research in this area and to eventually become leaders in the field of physiatry. RIC is unsurpassed in the clinical services it offers, its research programs and as an educational institution.

We are currently offering fellowships in the following clinical subspecialty areas:

Brain Injury Medicine and Rehabilitation

Multidisciplinary Pain Management 

Pediatric Rehabilitation 

Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

Spine and Sports Rehabilitation

Please note the following 2015-2016 application deadlines:

Traumatic Brain Injury Fellowship

Application Start Date: May  1

Application End Date: September 1

We reserve the right to close the application process early if an appropriate candidate is identified.

Not Going through ERAS & Match - Please Download Physician Fellowship Application Form below

Not ACGME Accredited

2013–2014 Fellow: Korak Sarkar, MD

2014–2015 Fellow: Sangeeta Patel, MD

Chronic Pain Management Fellowship

Application Start Date: June 5

Application End Date: September 5

Going through ERAS & Match

ACGME Accredited

2013–2014 Fellow: Sara Goel, MD

2014–2015 Fellow: Paul Scholten, MD

Pediatric Rehabilitation Fellowship

Application Start Date: May 1

Application End Date: September 1

Interviews are held between September 1 - November 1

Going through ERAS & Match

ACGME Accredited   

2013–2014 Fellow: David Fogelman, MD

2014–2015 Fellow: David Fogelman, MD and Ana-Mariia Rojas, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Fellowship

Application Start Date: June 15 

Application End Date: September 15

Interview period is August 1 – October 1

Not Going through ERAS & Match -  Please Download Physician Fellowship Application Form below

ACGME Accredited

2013–2014 Fellow: Daun Chung, MD

2014–2015 Fellow: James Spendley, DO

Sports Medicine Fellowship

Application Start Date: May 1

Application End Date: September 1

Going through ERAS & Match

ACGME Accredited

2013–2014 Fellows: Maria Reese, MD and Cheri Blauwet, MD

2014–2015 Fellows: David Woznica, MD and Melinda Loveless, MD

For Programs NOT Participating in ERAS or the MATCH, please

Download Physician Fellowships Application Form

If you would like additional information or have questions about these programs, please contact:

Rita Bailey
Physician Fellowships Coordinator
Phone: 312-238-2870
rbailey@ric.org

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