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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

PHYSICAL MEDICINE &
REHABILITATION

EDUCATIONAL
PROGRAMS

CLINICAL INFORMATION

RESEARCH
Image of Gerald Klim, D.O.

Gerald V. Klim, D.O.


B.S. (Biology): University of Richmond
D.O. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
M.A. Lexington Theological Seminary; Fellowship University of Kentucky Hospice and Palliative Medicine; Board Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Board Certified: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
UK Faculty: Since 1985

 Associate Professor (1989)
 Chairman of the Department (1999-2013)

CLINICAL
Dr. Klim currently is Medical Director of the Hospice and Palliative Medicine program at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center and serves as a Community Medical Associate for Hospie of the Bluegrass

EDUCATION
Dr. Klim served as co-director of the residency program (1988-1993) and helped establish one of the nation's first rotations in subacute rehabilitation.  He has served as a medical student advisor since 1986 and is a popular lecturer among students of all ages.  He received the department's Teacher of the Year award in 1996.

RESEARCH
Dr. Klim's publications include physician-related issues in subacute rehabilitation, in Subacute Care:  A Guide to Development, Implementation and Management (Thompson Publishing Group), May 1995 and The Physiatrist and Subacute Rehabilitation, in Physical medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America, February 1996, 7(1):55-81.

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