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Match Day 2021

March 19, 2021

Welcome Class of 2025! Congratulations!    Taylor Baker DO: Touro University, Nevada Hagar Elgendy MD: University of Cincinnati Sierra McLean MD: University of Utah Raveen Sugantharaj DO: Marion University, IN  

NEW 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 … Continued

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. … Continued

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 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 • … Continued

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. … Continued

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: If … Continued

2019-2020 Resident and Faculty Award Recipients

June 25, 2020

Congratulations to the UNC PM&R 2019-2020 Resident and Faculty Award Recipients! At the end of each academic year, our department’s residents and faculty vote on various educational awards.  This year’s recipients were honored virtually due to COVID-19 but nonetheless are greatly appreciated by our department. Congratulations on these well-deserved awards! We are proud of you! … Continued

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 … Continued

Match Day 2020

April 1, 2020

Welcome Class of 2024! Marina Kodsi DO: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Kaitlyn DeHority MD: State University of New York Upstate Medical University Michael Melson MD: Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine