The Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine
is part of the New York University Medical Center. Operated under the auspices of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of the New York University School of Medicine
. Named for its founder, Dr. Howard A. Rusk
, the Rusk Institute is the largest university-affiliated center devoted entirely to inpatient/outpatient care, research and training in rehabilitation medicine
. Dr. Steven R. Flanagan
is the current Chairman of Rehabilitation Medicine and Medical Director of The Rusk Institute.