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5 Tips For Preventing Addiction During Geriatric Rehabilitation

Prescription drug abuse is alarming in the U.S. today. As a professional in the medical field, you certainly don’t want your patients to become addicted to medicine during their geriatric rehabilitation. Whether they’re recovering from a slip and fall incident, hip...
Introducing the ACRM Training Institute

Introducing the ACRM Training Institute

Hello ACRM Community, We would like to introduce a new ACRM initiative – the ACRM Training Institute (ATI)! The goal of this new initiative is to provide optimal career development opportunities to advance and promote rehabilitation medicine clinicians and...

How You Can Get More Involved In The Field Of Pain Rehabilitation

As you become an expert in your industry, you’ll need to build a network. Medical networking can sometimes seem like a looming task; discussing rehabilitation research with your coworkers, for example, is good — but it’s not enough. Without much direction, you may not...
5 Ways To Maximize Recovery From Cancer

5 Ways To Maximize Recovery From Cancer

The role of rehabilitation medicine when it comes to cancer is simply to maximize the recovery process. When your patients have fought and beat cancer, next it’s time for cancer rehabilitation, which can be an overwhelming and daunting task. Here, we’ve gathered five...
6 Ways To Bring The Arts Into Rehabilitation

6 Ways To Bring The Arts Into Rehabilitation

As a medical professional, you’re well aware of the many ways that art and neuroscience overlap and support each other. Perhaps you’ve even done rehabilitation research on the role of art in recovery and how it can help. We want to hear it. Here at the American...
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine: How It Helps & How You Can Help

Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine: How It Helps & How You Can Help

We believe children should be happy, carefree, and strong. Though this may not be every child’s reality, pediatric rehabilitation medicine can help. As a medical professional, you know the role rehabilitation medicine can play in someone’s quality of life. Whether...
Message from the Chair, Dr. Fofi Constantinidou

Message from the Chair, Dr. Fofi Constantinidou

Message from the Chair, Dr. Fofi Constantinidou Hello ING Members, A very warm welcome to the second issue of the International Networking Group’s (ING) newsletter.  ING is ACRM’s global initiative. Our mission is to foster international collaboration on issues...

Letter from the Editors

Greetings ING Members, The International Networking Group continues to grow! Our Communication Officers, Eva Pettemeridou from Cyprus and Rozlie Townsend from Ohio, put together this Newsletter each year to educate readers about our worldwide outreach and involvement....

ING 2018 Task Forces

The ING has four active task forces that welcome your participation. Please review the focus of each group below and contact the task force chair(s) of all groups of interest to learn how to get involved. Outreach & Conference Task Force      Co-Chair: Christine...

How to Get Involved with Task Force Projects

  OUTREACH & CONFERENCE TASK FORCE As the Outreach and Conference Task Force, we strive to continue promoting ACRM at International meetings and conferences. We engage in outreach to rehabilitation professionals and researchers to submit proposals for...

Minutes

Executive Committee Minutes MID-YEAR MEETING | APR 2018 In addition to the Annual Conference, some of the I-NG members meet one more time in person to continue to consult on the plans and activities of the I-NG. This year the I-NG members met at the Mid-Year Meeting...

ING Member Awards

BRUCKER INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM Each year, the International Networking Group sponsors the Brucker International Symposium held during the ACRM Annual Conference. This ING signature event was established in 2008 in memory of Dr. Bernard (Bernie) Brucker, a...

Interviews

Interview with the Brucker Award Winner & Speaker Iracema Leroi, BDc, MD (Canada), MRCPsych, FRCPC, MD (UK), DABPN, is a Professor of Psychiatry in Aging and Dementia at the University of Manchester in the UK and a consultant geriatric psychiatrist working in...

New International Relationships Establishment

ACRM signed its first international Memorandum of Understanding with the Chinese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine (CARM) last December 2017 in Beijing, China. Leighton Chan, Co-Editor-in-Chief of the ACRM Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and...

Members Travel the Globe

Members Travel the Globe can be a piece about your own experience about working in another continent, or your experience in visiting and presenting at conferences across the world. Share your story at...
The Latest We Know About Brain Rehabilitation

The Latest We Know About Brain Rehabilitation

There are so many different accidents that can cause a patient’s brain injury, but there’s only one thing to do for recovery: brain rehabilitation. Whether your patient needs traumatic brain injury rehabilitation or a less complicated rehabilitation method, you’re...
The Role Of Robotics In Pediatric Rehabilitation

The Role Of Robotics In Pediatric Rehabilitation

There’s a lot of fear out there about robots and AI taking over jobs. How much research have you put into how robots could strengthen and improve your job, though? When it comes to pediatric rehabilitation, you’re in luck. Robots and AI contributing to injury...
Preparing Families For Outpatient Care

Preparing Families For Outpatient Care

As a medical professional, you dedicate much of your time, energy, study, and practice to rehabilitation medicine. It’s vital for your patients to responsibly take this medication as part of their brain injury rehabilitation, spine injury rehabilitation, or other...
A Message from the ECNG Chair

A Message from the ECNG Chair

A Message from the ECNG Chair, Brooks Wingo   It’s hard to believe that fall is just around the corner, but that means the ACRM 2018 Annual Conference will also be here soon! The conference is a great way for early career members of ACRM to hear the latest research...