The overall goals of our Undergraduate Medical Education Program are to:
To apply for a clerkship, interested students should email their CV to Debra Mercer at firstname.lastname@example.org. At this time, electives/clerkships are not available to non-US citizens attending international schools. More information can be obtained by visiting the
BSOM Office of Student Affairs website. Course blocks are a maximum of 2 weeks in duration unless approved by the PM&R Program Director. The following electives are available to visiting M4 students:
From a research standpoint, the field of physical medicine & rehabilitation has been rapidly expanding in recent years. Because of the breadth of our discipline, multiple opportunities for research exist across the entire spectrum of basic science, clinical and educational endeavors within PM&R. There are multiple opportunities for BSOM medical students to participate in ongoing research efforts in the department. The medical school offers a formal "Summer Scholars Research Program" through the Office of research and Graduation studies, whereby selected students spend 8 weeks doing research on a variety of topics. students have previously participated in numerous research protocols in PM&R.
For more detailed information about research efforts at ECU/Brody School of Medicine, please visit the research section of our website.
For more information about the Summer Scholars Research Program and how to apply, please contact Dr. Kori Brewer at 252-744-2159 or
American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Association of Academic Physiatry
American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation