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... read more

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.... read more

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... read more

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... read more


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... read more

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... read more


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... read more

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... read more

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... read more
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... read more
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... read more
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... read more
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... read more

2018 Early Career Development Course

Pearls, Possibilities, and Pitfalls: Writing Successful Grants and Manuscript Submissions Sunday, 30 September // 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Wedgewood Ballroom, Hilton Anatole // Dallas, TX REGISTER NOW >> The Early Career Development Course is a perennial favorite at... read more

ECNG Task Force Information

GET INVOLVED! New members are welcome and encouraged to join us no matter what career stage you are!  Find a task force you are interested in and contact the Task Force Chair. The mission of the Early Career Networking Group (ECNG) is to foster the development and... read more

Original Article

To Tweet or Not to Tweet: Pros & Cons of Using Twitter for Professional Communication By Alison Cogan, PhD, OTR/L @AlisonCoganOT Twitter is a popular social media tool that has approximately 330 million users. You may have heard about celebrities who have... read more

Original Article II

30 Minutes a Day By Monique Pappadis, MEd, PhD University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Past-Chair, ACRM Early Career Development Course Task Force Secretary, ACRM Early Career Networking Group Early Career Officer and Interim Communications Officer, ACRM... read more

Research Spotlight

Featuring … Erkut Kucukboyaci, PhD Post-Doctoral Fellow, Kessler Foundation Co-Chair, ACRM International Networking Group Refugee Task Force   What is your current research focus or area you are most excited about? I focus on cognitive rehabilitation and I enjoy... read more

Ask the Mentor

Take a look at this quarter’s early career question and our mentors’ responses! If you have a question you would like to submit for the Ask the Mentor column, or if you would like to serve as a mentor for the column, please email Megan Mitchell. QUESTION For this... read more