Patient EducationEducation is empowerment. Our LIFE Center is a massive collection of resources — printed, video, online; classes; peer mentoring; unique requests.
Education for patients and family memberslearn more
Clinical EducationWe offer a range of accredited programs — many interdisciplinary. Faculty represent top experts from our ranks and from around the world
Our Academy is known globally for rehabilitation education and training. We teach thousands — clinicians and therapists learn, then teach. We’re advancing ability exponentially.learn more
The RMD helps clinicians and researchers identify reliable instruments for assessing patient outcomes during all phases of rehabilitation.learn more
"We hold both free and fundraising events all year long! Whether you are a long-time donor or new to the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, don't miss these educational events."
Celebrating Aphasia Awareness Month
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Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2023
SkyRise Chicago 2023
Located on Northwestern University’s medical campus, we have access to the rich sources of our academic partners — Northwestern and its Feinberg School of Medicine, and Lurie Children’s Hospital. Many Feinberg faculty have privileges at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, and many of our researchers are also Feinberg investigators.
Medical Students & Residency Programs
We are proud of our many academic affiliations with institutions from around the world, including Northwestern Universitylearn more
Fellowship Program & Research Jobs
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab offers several types of research fellowships, suitable for funding physicians or PhD scientists in rehabilitation research.learn more
Federal Research Designations
Our research discoveries set new standards and protocols for rehabilitation. We are honored to be recognized by the government and private agencies.learn more