ACGME Sports, ACGME Pain, or Non‐ACGME Sports and Spine: Which Is the Ideal Fellowship Training for PM&R Physicians Interested in Musculoskeletal Medicine?

  title={ACGME Sports, ACGME Pain, or Non‐ACGME Sports and Spine: Which Is the Ideal Fellowship Training for PM\&R Physicians Interested in Musculoskeletal Medicine?},
  author={Eric Kano Mayer and Joseph M. Ihm and David Sibell and Joel M. Press and David J Kennedy},
Factors Influencing Fellowship Decision Making During Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency
Most graduating residents are matriculating into fellowship training with pain, spine, and/or sports medicine being among the top choices, and the results underscore the importance of subspecialty interests of trainees at the start of their residency and how training may influence their sub specialty interest.
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