April 3, 2012 — New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) has announced the establishment of an integrated care chiropractic residency program — the first such program to be located at a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facility.
Instruction will prepare the college’s chiropractic clinical residents regarding optimal management of patients presenting a diversity of musculoskeletal disorders. NYCC had previously been running several academic and research programs at the Canandaigua, N.Y., site.
“The new groundbreaking VA residency program significantly complements the College’s existing offerings there,” said Executive Vice President and Provost Dr. Michael Mestan. Residents’ duties will include working alongside the VA system’s established providers and will include rotations with various of specialists in neurology, orthopedics, physiatry, pain management, primary care, and physical therapy.
“NYCC is proud to be a leader in instructing chiropractors who will be caring for our nation’s veterans,” Mestan added.
Source: New York Chiropractic College, www.nycc.edu