CAROLINAS REHABILITATION – CANCER REHABILITATION FELLOWSHIP
Location: Charlotte, NC
The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Carolinas Medical Center/Carolinas Rehabilitation and Levine Cancer Institute is offering a one-year fellowship starting July 2021 in Cancer Rehabilitation for a board eligible/board certified Physiatrist. Carolinas Rehabilitation (CR) and the Levine Cancer Institute (LCI) are premier institutions within the southeast delivering rehabilitation and cancer care, respectively. This fellowship opportunity will be based in the Charlotte metro area and will provide a unique opportunity to learn in a well-established oncology rehabilitation practice that spans care throughout the cancer spectrum. Fellows will have clinical experiences for inpatient rehabilitation at CR, outpatient clinics within LCI, and consult evaluations at Carolinas Medical Center. Additional experiences will be available within the Department of Supportive Care at LCI, including exposure to integrative oncology, palliative care, survivorship, geriatrics, psychiatry, clinical nutrition, and outpatient rehabilitation therapy. The fellowship will also allow for other clinical and research opportunities for professional growth and development, exposure into program development, understanding of operational needs for programmatic success, and leadership development. Interested candidates must have excellent clinical and academic credentials, be highly motivated and desire a challenging clinical/research environment.
Charlotte, NC offers very affordable cost of living along with strong public and private schools. The practice is located in the Charlotte Metro area and is a quick drive to the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The Charlotte region has a growing population and a thriving economy sitting just under the national average for cost of living. It has wonderful weather with mild winters while still experiencing all four seasons. There is a wealth of recreational activities including two large lakes, 49 miles of greenway trails, and the U.S. National Whitewater Center are a few of the attractions. Charlotte is home to professional football and basketball teams, as well as NASCAR racing and minor league baseball and hockey teams.