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ACRM Cancer Rehabilitation Networking Group

Pediatric Task Force



The CRNG Pediatric Oncology Task Force will advance evidence-based practice in rehabilitation to improve function and quality of life in pediatric cancer survivors from diagnosis to end of life


The CRNG Pediatric Oncology Task Force has been formed to create opportunities for a multidisciplinary group of professionals working collaboratively to grow and optimize pediatric cancer rehabilitation worldwide.


Facilitate connecting with peers, researchers and presenters all over the world face-to-face and using live chat for the purpose of furthering the field of research and education.


All registered conference attendees who are members of the rehabilitation team, researchers, clinicians, patients and loved ones benefit from participation in CRNG Pediatric Oncology Task Force.



  • Quarterly business meetings
  • Quarterly journal club



Thank you for being a part of the CRNG Pediatric Task Force! We love that the ACRM attracts the most passionate interdisciplinary mix of rehabilitation pros from around the world. What an honor to collaborate with such driven individuals. We hope to meet with you at our upcoming networking group meeting to discuss current projects and opportunities for contribution and collaboration.


Pediatric Task Force

Join us to discuss the 2024 ACRM Annual Conference, Task Force updates, and new projects. We welcome your participation.

Save the date!


DATE: See Schedule Below

TIME: 8:00 PM ET

Meeting ID: 868 5142 4197


Meeting Date


Business Meeting 2/27/24 7 PM ET/6 PM CT/5 PM MT/4 PM PT
Journal Club Meeting 3/19/24 8 PM ET/7 PM CT/6 MT/5 PM PT
Business Meeting 4/16/24 8 PM ET/7 PM CT/6 PM MT/5 PM PT
Journal Club Meeting 6/18/24 8 PM ET/7 PM CT/6 MT/5 PM PT
Business Meeting 9/19/24 8 PM ET/7 PM CT/6 MT/5 PM PT



Maria Chang Swartz, PhD, MPH, RD, LD

Maria Chang Swartz, PhD, MPH, RD, LD


Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics-Research, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Behavioral Scientist with a research focus on using digital health to optimize access to cancer rehabilitation services
>10 oncology rehabilitation-related publications

Lindsay Johnson, MOT, OTR/L

Lindsay Johnson, MOT, OTR/L


Occupational Therapist
Seattle Children’s Hospital


  • Quality improvement project targeting inpatient to outpatient transition (Ongoing discussion, come join our journal club meeting. Contact Chair for details
  • Developmental assessment standardization guideline


  • 3 Qtrly meetings and 3 Journal Clubs
  • 2 accepted symposia for 2022 ACRM meeting
    • Reducing Burnout and Building Resilience in Caner Rehabilitation: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
    • Functional outcome measurement in cancer rehabilitation: lessons learned from the Research and Outcomes Task Force
  • Pediatric Cancer Rehab Telehealth systematic review (Submitted to the journal)