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UNC COVID-19 Recovery Clinic

March 18, 2021

Under the leadership of PM&R department chair Joshua Alexander, MD, and assistant professor JM Baratta, MD, UNC PM&R has led the way for the creation of the UNC COVID-19 Recovery Clinic, a new and collaborative approach to serve the growing number of patients facing multiple health issues following their COVID-19 Infection. The clinic is co-directed … Read more

New Hillsborough Hospital Updates

February 10, 2021

UNC Hospitals and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation are making plans to move the Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation (AIR) Center from Chapel Hill to nearby Hillsborough, NC. The new AIR Center will be located on the 3rd and 4th floors of the bed tower currently under construction at UNC Hospitals – Hillsborough Campus and … Read more

PIM receives funding from NIH’s National Center on Complementary and Integrative Health

January 21, 2021

The Program on Integrative Medicine in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation recently receiving funding as part of a $7.3 million, multi-site clinical trial awarded by the National Institutes of Health’s National Center on Complementary and Integrative Health, entitled “Optimizing Pain Treatment in Medical Settings Using Mindfulness (OPTIMUM).” The study involves a pragmatic trial … Read more

2nd Annual Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium

December 14, 2020

On Saturday, October 31st, 2020, UNC’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care hosted the 2nd Annual 2020 UNC Concussion Symposium: Focusing on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI). This year’s virtual symposium, hosted in collaboration with Greensboro AHEC,  highlighted current innovations, testing, treatment, and management of mTBI and concussion. … Read more

Congratulations, Dr. Filer!

December 3, 2020

William Filer, MD has been promoted to Associate Professor. Congratulations to William Filer, MD on his promotion to Associate Professor in UNC’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation! His promotion became effective November 1, 2020. Please join us in congratulating him.

UNC PM&R Residency

November 9, 2020

The 2020 residency recruitment will be a little different this year. We invite you to watch our new video and hear what our residents and faculty have to say about the UNC PM&R Residency program, our shared goals and values, and the new growth of our department!

UNC Spina Bifida Family Conference

October 15, 2020

UNC Pediatric Spina Bifida Patients and Families – Please join UNC Departments of Neurosurgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Urology, Orthopedics, and Rehabilitation Therapies on October 24th for a UNC Virtual Spina Bifida Family Conference! Join us for this virtual day of education, networking, and fun! • Presentations on several spina bifida topics for parents • … Read more

UNC Concussion Symposium: Focusing on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)

September 22, 2020

October 31, 2020   We are hosting a concussion symposium to highlight current innovations, testing, treatment, and management of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and concussion. This symposium is designed to enhance understanding of the professional roles and multidisciplinary approach in the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of concussions or mTBI. CEU credits will be offered. … Read more

North Carolina’s Intro to PM&R

July 2, 2020

Join us for North Carolina’s Introduction to PM&R, a virtual lectures series for medical students. This free lectures series is a collaboration between UNC PM&R, ECU PM&R, and Carolinas Rehabilitation. The series will be held on Mondays* from 7pm to 8pm(EST) and includes time for Q&A. See schedule below. The meeting link is: bit.ly/IntroNCPMR2020 If … Read more

Pediatric Stroke Awareness

May 15, 2020

  May is Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month. At our UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care (CRC) in Chapel Hill, Dr Elizabeth Barton, MD and Holly Holland, OTR/L, ATP, C/NDT specialize in care for children diagnosed with hemiplegia. Dr. Barton is a a Clinical Assistant Professor at the UNC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She received … Read more