Northwestern University

Thu 5:30 PM

M3 Specialty Department Session - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

When: Thursday, December 14, 2017
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM  

Where: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, 21st Floor, Room 2127, 355 E. Erie, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Student

Contact: Diane Ross  

Group: Office of Medical Education: Student Activities

Category: Lectures & Meetings


During the information sessions, you should expect information to help you assess the following:

Characteristics of residency training in your specialty:
• What are the current characteristics of residency in this area of specialty and are these likely to change in the next few years?
• Is the residency preceded with a medicine, surgery, or transitional PGY-1?
• What is the relative competitiveness, ie. Recent past applicant to opening ratio?
• How matched? (NRMP or early match)

Being a candidate for residency in this specialty:
• What experience in the senior year (specific clerkships, research, other) would be particularly good preparation for a person anticipating residency training in your specialty?
• What are the implications for a student wishing to transfer into this specialty after beginning a residency in another specialty?

Evaluating residency programs:
• What factors distinguish residency programs in your specialty? What qualities would you define as good for this specialty?
• Are there issues to be cognizant of when evaluating a program or institution for this specialty?

Post-residency subspecialty or research fellowship training:
• How common is subspecialty or research fellowship training?
• What are the options?
• When to apply?

Job Outlook:
• What is the demand at present for graduates completing residency/fellowship training in this specialty?
• How satisfied have very recent program graduates been with job placement?
• Discuss academic careers in this specialty; placement, satisfaction, trends, etc.


* * Please email Diane Ross to RSVP for event.  

Event located at 355 E. Erie Street, 21st Floor, 
Room 2127.

All students joining us for the meeting should come up to the 10th floor SkyLobby Area.  We will escort them from there. 

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