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Health Policy Task Force




Thank you for being a part of the HSR NG Health Policy 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.


ACRM HSR NG Health Policy Task Force Meeting

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

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DATE: Meets Quarterly on the Second Monday of the Month (March, June, September, December)
TIME: 5:00pm ET

Meeting ID: 862 2816 1889
Passcode: 788007

Health Policy Task Force



The mission of this taskforce is to improve engagement in advocating for impactful disability and rehabilitation health policy and the dissemination of information on current disability and rehabilitation policy and legislation.



Jessica Edelstein PhD, MS, OTR/L

Jessica Edelstein PhD, MS, OTR/L


Postdoctoral Fellow
Colorado State University


  • Connect ACRM members interested in disability and rehabilitation-related policy by organizing and hosting an annual event that coincides with ACRM’s annual conference (e.g., symposium).
  • Organize and disseminate disability and rehabilitation-related policy-updates for ACRM members who are clinicians.
  • Engage and enable members of the Health Policy task force and other ACRM task forces to participate in formulating advocacy and/or translation material related to disability and rehabilitation policy and legislation.
  • Deliver one written product per year that advances readers’ understanding on how disability and rehabilitation-related policy and legislation impacts clinical practice and research.