Allied Health Educational Programs

The Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance at the Icahn School of Medicine is proud to offer diverse training programs to all members of the interdisciplinary team. The department specializes in treatment of people with acute neurological injuries, including brain and spinal cord injuries, and students also gain experience evaluating and treating individuals with a variety of other conditions including limb loss; musculoskeletal, orthopedic, and cardiac conditions; and people who have experienced organ transplant. Training opportunities are available in our inpatient rehabilitation units, outpatient services, and acute care services.

Educational Programs by Clinical Area

Using Supportive Counselling and Cognitive Assessments to Help Patients Build New Lives

Restoring Function and Teaching Patients How to Adapt

Contact: Adrienne Ormond, PT, DPT, SCCE
Occupational and Physical Therapy Student Coordinator
Tel: 212-824-8423

Giving Patients a Voice in Their Recovery

Student Clinician Placements
Contact: Siobhan Ryan Murphy, MSEd, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathology Student Coordinator
Tel: 212-241-7689

Leisure and Play With a Purpose!

Internship in Recreational Therapy
Contact: Clarisse Quirit, CTRS
Therapeutic Recreation Student Coordinator
Tel: 212-241-9188