The Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Utah is a rapidly growing academic program. Our division enjoys a collaborative and integrated work environment through close association with prominent orthopaedic, neurosurgery, and radiology departments. We also have a strong tradition of clinical excellence and close alignment with the university’s mission. Accordingly, physicians have the opportunity to develop a rewarding professional career while balancing such with an active, outdoor lifestyle that Salt Lake City offers. Located at the foot of the spectacular Wasatch Mountains and being the state capital, Salt Lake City offers a rich array of culture, sports, and educational opportunities.
Working in tandem with University of Utah Health, which has been recognized as one of "America's Best Hospitals" for the 13th year and is the state’s largest provider of ambulatory care, opportunities for education through practical application in physical med and rehab are varied. Beyond its world-renowned reputation, University Hospital and the University of Utah Medical School are the only medical center and academic institution for the Mountain West and are dedicated to a mission of quality clinical care, excellence in academics, and respected research.
The Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital opened this year, one of the most difficult years imaginable to open a brand new hospital. With a primary focus on preserving, enhancing, and restoring the quality of life for people with disabling conditions, the Craig H. Neilson Rehabilitation Hospital is truly a world-class facility. ... Read More
A teen girl who had both of her legs amputated after a car she was riding in was hit by an alleged drunk driver received a hero's welcome home after spending nearly three months in the hospital.... Read More
Dan Cushman, MD is a clinician-researcher in the PM&R division who recently received a grant from the PAC-12 Conference for his project entitled, “Overuse Injuries/Injury Prevention: Detection of precursors to Achilles tendon, patellar tendon, and plantar fascia injury in student-athletes with ultrasound imaging.” ... Read More
Dr. McCormick has dedicated significant research efforts to better understanding and treating chronic low back pain (CLBP) of various sources. He is currently the principle investigator for The Intracept Global Registry (TIGR) and chair of the TIGR Steering Committee. ... Read More
The Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation ushers in an exciting new era of healthcare with the opening of the preeminent, new Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital…. Feature article by Stephen Dark... Read More
Dr. McCormick also studies the treatment of knee pain that does not respond to usual care. He is the principle investigator for the University of Utah site participating in a multicenter randomized controlled trial assessing two RFA technologies for the treatment of chronic knee pain due to osteoarthritis. ... Read More