International Visiting Scholars

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is dedicated to the education of international scholars interested in learning more about the specialty.  There are three different options for people in various stages of their career.  If you are interested in an observational or other educational opportunity, follow the links below.  If you have more questions, please contact for more information.


VUMC Observational Experience This program is designed for observation only.  Eligible participants include high school students, undergraduate and post-graduate students and working professionals interested in a career in health care.  Physicians are not eligible for this program.

BRET Office of Postdoctoral Affairs This program is for individuals interested in research experiences at Vanderbilt, including research fellowships, and research fellowship trainees.

Office of Faculty Affairs This program is for fully trained physicians who wish to shadow one of our faculty members.  A faculty appointment can only be initiated by the Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.