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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

The physician who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation - the "physiatrist" - is interested in the diagnosis of the disease processes underlying the disability, but focus is on the functional disability itself - that is, evaluation of the patient's level of functioning, design of a treatment program, and management of the rehabilitation team which carries out the program.

Values & Personality Traits of Physicians in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Specialists Value
  • Creativity
  • Taking care of people
  • Variety
  • Working with people
Specialists do not value
  • Feedback from others
  • Good income
  • Sufficient time off
  • Working with my hands

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

American Academy of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is the national medical society representing more than 8,000 physicians who are specialists in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). ... MORE >


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