A Message from the President, Douglas I. Katz

A Message from the President, Douglas I. Katz

It is has been an honor and delight to begin serving as your president for the 2015-2017 term. I cannot believe I am already a quarter of the way through. First, I want to thank Past-president, Sue Ann Sisto, for her service as our previous president, all of her... read more

Top Presenters, Hot Topics and a Sweet Deal

This year’s program is going to change your life. With MORE nonstop content (30+ tracks), across MORE focus areas (16+) presented by TOP researchers and clinicians from around the world, this is the ONE conference you cannot miss. Prepare to be blown-away! Have... read more

2016 ACRM Board of Governors Election

The ACRM Nominating Committee is pleased to announce an outstanding slate of candidates from which the next ACRM Treasurer and TWO members-at-large will be elected.  A very special thank you goes to each candidate for their commitment to ACRM and their willingness to... read more

SCI Information/Education Pages for Consumers

The SCI-ISIG has been hard at work developing Information/Education Pages (I/EPs) for the ACRM scientific journal, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  These two-sided, tear-out sheets are designed to provide key information on topics of interest to... read more

Updates from the Stroke ISIG

Vision Task Force Update The Vision Task Force membership is working hard to make this year a productive one. We have a great group of core members who are dedicated to the task force mission and the goals we set for the year. We are currently working on a second... read more

Collaboration Ops Among Technology Experts

In February of 2016, the ACRM Board of Governors approved the establishment of the Technology in Rehabilitation Group (TRG), allowing it to join the ranks of ACRM professional communities. The TRG serves as the venue for an interdisciplinary group of rehabilitation... read more

Dr. Daniel Corcos Accepts Invitation to Speak at PIRR 2016

The Neurodegenerative Diseases Networking Group is excited to have Dr. Daniel Corcos join them at the 2016 ACRM Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR) in Chicago. Dr. Corcos has completed a clinical trial on the effects of progressive resistance... read more

Pediatric Rehab Networking Group Updates

            The Pediatric Rehabilitation Networking Group, now officially in our third year, continues to grow and expand in our membership and activities. Angela Ciccia and Cristina Sadowsky are the co-chairs of the group. We are currently looking for a... read more

Is My Patient Suffering from Pseudobulbar Affect?

Many patients we treat with multiple chronic conditions and severe disability exhibit symptoms including depression, stress, and the overall burden of coping with daily life.  When treating these complex patients, it is sometimes challenging to pinpoint and treat some... read more

Grant Writing as an Early Career Clinician-Researcher

Grant writing: It is not how your typical therapist wants to spend his/her afternoon. Actually, I am not sure anyone wants to spend any extended length of time on this activity, but in research it is necessary. So after a year or so of trying to avoid grant writing... read more