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ACRM President: Deborah Backus, PT, PhD, FACRM, Director, Multiple Sclerosis Research at Shepherd Center, Eula C. and Andrew C. Carlos MS Rehabilitation and Wellness Program at Shepherd Center.

Reasons to Attend ACRM:

  1. LEARN the latest rehabilitation research translated for clinical practice
  2. NETWORKNETWORK, NETWORK!
  3. CME / CEUs Earn continuing education credits in your choice of 13 disciplines—up to 42.75 CME/CEUs available — the most of any event in the world
  4. MEET potential employers, collaborators, mentors & funders
  5. INTERDISCIPLINARY exchange – Clinicians informing research > Researchers informing clinical practice
  6. EVIDENCE-BASED NON-STOP content for 20 focus areas—It’s like 20 conferences under one roof. See some of the programmings by focus area:
    • Brain Injury
    • Cancer Rehabilitation
    • Clinical Practice
    • Complementary, Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine
    • Geriatric Rehabilitation
    • Health/disability policy, ethics, advocacy
    • International
    • Lifestyle Medicine
    • Limb Restoration Rehabilitation
    • Measurement
    • Military and Veterans Affairs
    • Neurodegenerative disease (e.g., MS, Parkinson’s disease)
    • Neuroplasticity (includes neuroscience)
    • Pain
    • Pediatric Rehabilitation
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Stroke
    • Arts & Neuroscience
    • Technology (e.g., prosthetics/orthotics, robotics, assistive technology)
    • PLUS cross-cutting topics spanning multiple focus areas

 

CUTTING-EDGE RESEARCH

  • The latest research at the world’s LARGEST conference for interdisciplinary rehabilitation research
  • Learn about cutting-edge RESEARCH and innovative TECHNOLOGY you need in your practice
  • Stay current with emerging EVIDENCE-BASED practices

 

CONNECTIONS

  • NETWORK with rehabilitation colleagues from around the world.
    • ACRM has hosted attendees from 60+ countries.
  • Engage in INTERDISCIPLINARY exchange
  • Meet the editors of the ACRM scientific journal, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitationthe most cited journal in rehabilitation.
  • Meet potential COLLABORATORS, mentors, and funders

 

EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

  • Meet today’s leading RESEARCHERS working in your specialty area
  • Hear about EMERGING translational research to improve rehabilitation outcomes
  • Learn the latest in EVIDENCE-BASED practice

 

GET INVOLVED – BE INSPIRED

  • Catch the ENERGY of discovery
  • Engage with HIGH-CALIBER researchers and clinicians
  • PRESENT an instructional course, symposium or scientific poster
  • Attend ACRM Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group and Networking Group meetings and get involved
    • There are dozens of ACRM Community Group Meetings

 

ADVANCE YOUR RESEARCH CAREER

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  • Gain KNOWLEDGE you need in your research or clinical practice
  • Meet potential COLLABORATORS, mentors and funders
  • EARLY CAREER DEVELOPMENT COURSE to set your career on the right track
  • Dig deep into special interest areas with half-day INSTRUCTIONAL COURSES
  • Hear about changes in legislation and health care policy affecting funding opportunities.
  • Outstanding educational QUALITY
  • Earn CONTINUING EDUCATION credits in your choice of 13 disciplines up to 44.5 available — more disciplines and credits than any other conference in the world

 

 

ACRM ANNUAL CONFERENCE // HILTON CHICAGO // 5 – 8 NOV 2019

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