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Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship (Minnesota)


Program description

The Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is a two-year fellowship to thoroughly develop your skills related to patient evaluation, management, data collection and interpretation in a wide variety of pediatric rehabilitation patients.

Clinical experience is a combination of pediatric rehabilitation unit, hospital consultation and outpatient practice, including care of children and adolescents with:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Spina bifida and other neural tube defects
  • Brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Neuromuscular disease
  • Developmental delay
  • Genetic syndromes
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Rheumatic disease
  • Chronic pain

Mayo Clinic is Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)-accredited for inpatient rehabilitation and has a pediatric multispecialty outpatient center.

Mayo Clinic has a growing and thriving pediatric practice in which all providers work together in a collegial atmosphere. You have the opportunity to work with and learn from our colleagues in pediatrics, developmental pediatrics, genetics, neurology, orthopedics, radiology, psychology, anesthesia, rheumatology and others.

This fellowship includes three months of dedicated research time. Mayo Clinic has tremendous resources to help facilitate your career growth in the area of research.


The Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship is accredited by the Review Committee for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, under delegated authority of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).


After successfully completing the program, graduates are eligible to take the subspecialty Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine exam offered by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Program history

The Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, began in 2007 and accepted its first fellow in July 2008. One trainee completes this program every other year.