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Improving Health, Function, and Well-Being.

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Welcome to the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Our mission is to improve the health, function, and wellbeing of people across North Carolina and beyond through excellence in patient care, education, research, and innovation. Our rehabilitation medicine physicians, called physiatrists, manage the care of patients through an interdisciplinary rehabilitation team of colleagues within UNC Health Care system. Our department’s research faculty and neuropsychologists further develop our holistic approach, ensuring well-being, maximum functional abilities, and cognitive and psychological health for patients with physical impairment and cognitive dysfunction.  Physiatry is becoming more critical as the population ages and desires ideal states of wellness, quality of life, and function over a lifetime.

 

 

 

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News Feed

  • UNC Long COVID Symposium: Recovery and Rehabilitation Using a Multidisciplinary Approach

      On Friday, May 13th, 2022, UNC’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation hosted the UNC Long COVID Symposium: Recovery and Rehabilitation Using a Multidisciplinary Approach. This year’s virtual symposium, hosted in collaboration with Greensboro AHEC,  highlighted the latest understanding of this complex, new syndrome. It provided an evidence-based review of Long COVID epidemiology and … Continued

  • Match Day 2022

    Welcome Class of 2026! Congratulations!    Sidney Tucker MD: University of Tennessee James Lau MD: Eastern Virginia Medical School Anthony Reedy MD: University of Tennessee Biola Brinson MD: University of North Carolina  

  • Inpatient Consult Services for Providers

    The PM&R Adult Neuropsychology Consult service is pleased to announce its increased collaborative care across UNC’s inpatient medical units. Consults may include brief neurocognitive testing, record review, and clinical interview that will enable our care team to provide useful treatment recommendations, including determination of need for comprehensive outpatient neuropsychological evaluation. Providers can contact UNC PM&R … Continued

UNC Long COVID Symposium: Recovery and Rehabilitation Using a Multidisciplinary Approach

Posted 1 month ago

  On Friday, May 13th, 2022, UNC’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation hosted the UNC Long COVID Symposium: Recovery and Rehabilitation Using a Multidisciplinary Approach. This year’s virtual symposium, hosted in collaboration with Greensboro AHEC,  highlighted the latest understanding of this complex, new syndrome. It provided an evidence-based review of Long COVID epidemiology and … Continued

Match Day 2022

Posted 3 months ago

Welcome Class of 2026! Congratulations!    Sidney Tucker MD: University of Tennessee James Lau MD: Eastern Virginia Medical School Anthony Reedy MD: University of Tennessee Biola Brinson MD: University of North Carolina  

Inpatient Consult Services for Providers

Posted 4 months ago

The PM&R Adult Neuropsychology Consult service is pleased to announce its increased collaborative care across UNC’s inpatient medical units. Consults may include brief neurocognitive testing, record review, and clinical interview that will enable our care team to provide useful treatment recommendations, including determination of need for comprehensive outpatient neuropsychological evaluation. Providers can contact UNC PM&R … Continued

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