JMC Office of Continuing Medical Education
Jefferson physiatrists have been leaders in rehabilitation medicine for more than 30 years. A team of occupational, physical and speech therapists, neuropsychologists, nurse specialists, social workers and vocational counselors support the full-time staff of board-certified specialists. In affiliation with Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, the department makes possible Jefferson's Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center.
A variety of additional programs and centers based in the department serve a large population of patients representing virtually all rehabilitation needs. The department has longstanding expertise in caring for patients with stroke and other vascular disease and in caring for amputees. It has the area's earliest established cardiac rehabilitation program, and it treats many patients who suffer from circulatory problems and neuropathy secondary to diabetes.