Twitter Contest #PIRR2016

  Get SOCIAL at the ACRM Conference and WIN a $50 Gift Card   CONGRATULATIONS to 2016 Twitter Contest #PIRR2016 winners for posting the most tweets about the ACRM Annual Conference during the event. They will each receive a $50 USD gift card from Amazon.com. Adam Hoffberg from the Rocky Mountain MIRECC. Adam posted a...
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Wednesday EXPO Pass

1-DAY EXPO & POSTERS PASS WED 2 NOV ONLY $199 Or call +1.703.435.5335 Includes 1-day access to hundreds of scientific posters representing some of the very latest advances in rehabilitation research. PLUS explore the ACRM EXPO, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM— the networking hub of the conference. EXHIBITS Learn about the latest rehabilitation products, technology and...
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Friday Highlights

Up to 5.5 hours CME available   Special Morning Session With Montel Williams #1143 ACRM is delighted to announce that Montel Williams will participate in the ACRM Annual Conference on Friday, 4 November at 7:00 AM. He will discuss his life, work and experiences dealing with multiple sclerosis with Dr. Jonathan Sackier, Chief Medical Officer...
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Thursday Highlights

up to 7 hours CME available   PLENARY II Health, Health Care & Participation Disparities Experienced by People with Chronic Disabilities   PRESENTERS: Lisa I. Iezzoni, MD, MSc, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Director, Mongan Institute Health Policy Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Joy Hammel, PhD, OTR/L, Professor & Endowed Chair, University...
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Wednesday Highlights

up to 7.75 hours CME available   PLENARY I Preparing Rehabilitation Clinicians and Researchers for Transformative Health Care and Pragmatic Research PRESENTER: Pamela W. Duncan PhD, PT, FAPTA, FAHA; Professor of Neurology and Senior Policy Advisor for Transitional Outcomes, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is setting new...
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In Good Company

More than 800 rehabilitation institutions are participating in this year's ACRM conference as attendees, faculty, exhibitors and sponsors. Join us all for improving lives in Chicago! Attending Institutions & Organizations as of 26 September 2016 AAPM&R Abbott Northwestern Hospital/Sister Kenny Institute ABI Rehabilitation Abington Rehabilitation Associates Able OT Consulting Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists...
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Special Performance at the Gala

  After the Awards ... DOORS OPEN FREE TO ALL registered attendees after dinner and award presentations with a very special performance, dancing and a cash bar as the celebration continues.   SPECIAL PERFORMANCE All attendees are invited to join the celebration, free of charge, after dinner and awards presentations for an inspiring performance by...
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Morning Session with Montel Williams

ACRM is delighted to announce that Montel Williams will participate in the ACRM Annual Conference on Friday, 4 November at 7:00 AM. He will discuss his life, work and experiences dealing with multiple sclerosis with Dr. Jonathan Sackier, Chief Medical Officer of Helius Medical Technologies. Helius is developing the investigational medical device, the PoNS™ (Portable...
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NIDILRR ARRT Fellows, Institutions and Projects (Congratulations!)

  In partnership with ACRM, NIDILRR selects five ARRT Fellows to present research relevant to the ACRM mission and audience during the ACRM Annual Conference. This year in Chicago, the following oral presentations will be made on Thursday, 3 November, 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM. Amanda Childs Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine MMPI Profiles of...
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Music, Movement + the Mind in Rehabilitation

In celebration of the newly formed Arts & Neuroscience Community group within ACRM and to showcase emerging studies and data on music & rhythm on healing, ACRM is proud to announce this unique and fascinating session... Music, Movement + the Mind in Rehabilitation Not your ordinary educational session... This will be a multidisciplinary demonstration &...
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Introducing “Chat with the Experts”

  "Chat with the Experts" is an exciting new series debuting at this year's conference to connect you with the LEADING EXPERTS. Bring your burning questions or explore new topics of interest. It’s all happening in between sessions in the ACRM EXPO Hall during CORE days 1 & 2 (WED & THU). TOPICS & EXPERTS...
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Sheldon Berrol Memorial Chautauqua 2016

Confronting Spirituality and Religious Issues Surrounding TBI Rehabilitation #857  THU, 3 NOV // 4:45 PM – 6:00 PM ACRM ANNUAL CONFERENCE, Hilton Chicago REGISTER NOW >>   Bill Gaventa, Consultant, Trainer, and Coordinator of The Summer Institute on Theology and Disability and others will discuss the topic; Sunil Kothari, MD, MA, TIRR Memorial, Assistant Professor...
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Mark Ylvisaker Memorial Pediatric Brain Injury Symposium

Rehabilitation Interventions for Pediatric Brain Injury: Challenges, Opportunities, and the Role of Everyday People WED, 2 NOV // 2:15 PM – 3:30 PM 2016 ACRM ANNUAL CONFERENCE, Hilton Chicago REGISTER NOW >>   Shari L. Wade, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Director of Research, Division of Physical Medicine and...
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Breakfast Lecture

Detection, Diagnosis and Treatment of Pseudobulbar Affect   THU, 3 NOV // 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL Is it depression or something else? Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA) occurs secondary to a variety of otherwise unrelated neurologic conditions, and is characterized by involuntary, sudden, and frequent episodes of laughing...
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Announcement from ACRM President

              Hello members and colleagues: I’m delighted to announce that registration for the ACRM 93rd Annual Conference: Progress in Rehabilitation Research (#PIRR 2016) is now open with the BEST rates of the year. The 2016 Program Committee, led by Dr. Pamela Roberts, is developing a world-class educational program for...
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Alan Jette Receives 2016 John Stanley Coulter Award

ACRM is pleased to honor Alan Jette, PT, PhD, MPH with the 2016 John Stanley Coulter Award for his significant contributions to the field of rehabilitation. Dr. Jette is professor of health law, policy and management at the Boston University School of Public Health, professor of rehabilitation sciences at the MGH Institute of Health Professions...
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Daniel Corcos, PhD accepts invitation to speak

The ACRM Neurodegenerative Diseases Networking Group is pleased to announce that Daniel Corcos, PhD has accepted their invitation to speak at the Neurodegenerative Diseases Luncheon at the 2016 ACRM Annual Conference in Chicago. Dr. Corcos is a professor of physical therapy and human movement sciences at Northwestern University and author of more than 200 research...
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Why Present or Attend PIRR 2016 in Chicago?

Heather Tanksley, MOT, OTR/L, Co-Communications Officer of the Stroke ISIG, asked clinician colleagues who participated in educational sessions at the 2015 ACRM Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR), to share insights about their experiences. You might be surprised by their answers! Respondent: 2015 ACRM Presenter, Marjorie Nicholas, PhD, CCC-SLP, MGH Institute of Health Professionals...
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