Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship - The Mount Sinai Hospital

The Brain Injury Medicine (BIM) Fellowship, part of the Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, is a nationally recognized program and a core component of the Department. The BIM program houses the longest standing Brain Injury Model System in New York City and is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in New York City. We are also fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for the Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). 

Fellows in the Brain Injury Fellowship treat a diverse patient population through training at the Brain Injury Research Center (BIRC) and the Rehabilitation Neuropsychology Outpatient Adult Services facility.

Kirk Lercher, PhD, is the primary supervisor for research training for postdoctoral fellows at the Brain Injury Research Center of Mount Sinai (BIRC). Established in 1987, the Center is committed to discovering treatments that will enhance quality of life for those living with traumatic brain injury. The Center’s research has greatly expanded the medical community’s understanding of the long-term challenges of living with traumatic brain injury and the best approaches to leading better lives after injury. Our Center is one of 16 model systems across the United States funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). Each model system provides the highest level of comprehensive and multidisciplinary rehabilitation care in the field. Conducting research in all three core phases of injury control (prevention, acute care, and rehabilitation), the Center serves as a training and information hub for the public. In addition to the NIDILRR, the Center receives funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Defense, and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

Submit your application by email:

Attn: Bonnie Fultz, C-TAGME and Samantha Gorea
Email: bonnie.fultz@mountsinai.org and samantha.gorea@mountsinai.org

We ask that all fellows complete a residency training program in either physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, internal medicine, anesthesiology, emergency medicine, neurological surgery, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, surgery, urology, or plastic surgery. For more information, contact our program coordinators at prm.residency@mountsinai.org.