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Mentor On Demand Podcast: Career Opportunities in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: A Look Outside the Traditional Clinical Setting
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Dr. Gilbert, an Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northwestern Medicine, interviews Dr. Chandler, a physiatrist practicing at, both, Carolinas Healthcare Northeast and Carolinas Medical Center and whose specialities include orthopedic rehabiltation and stroke as well as complementary/alternative medicine.

Podcast Overview

During the podcast, Dr. Gilbert and Dr. Chandler discuss the following opportunities and paths for physiatrists including:

  • Medical writing
  • Telemedicine and telehealth
  • Medical cost containment
  • Disability reviews
  • Medical science liaison
  • Expert witnessing and more



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         Leon Chandler                      Aaron Gilbert

Leon Chandler, MD

Dr. Chandler is a graduate of the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate College of Medicine. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Staten Island University Hospital and his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Temple University Hospital. Associations in which Dr. Chandler is active include the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine and the Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation. His special interests include orthopedic rehabilitation and stroke as well as complementary/alternative medicine. 

Aaron Gilbert, MD

Dr. Gilbert is an Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) for Northwestern Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine. He holds a medical staff position at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Gilbert's outpatient practice is concentrated on musculoskeletal disorders, including injuries, overuse, and arthritis. He has particular interest in working all levels of performing artists, especially musicians and actors, as well as recreational level athletes.

Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered: No Credit Offered
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