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Mackenzi Pergolotti imageTUE 5 MAY // 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET

Ep 15: Revolutionizing Service Delivery to Meet Cancer Survivors’ Needs in a Pandemic and Beyond

Guest Speaker: Mackenzi Pergolotti, PhD, OTR/L, Director of Research, ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation, and adjunct professor, Colorado State University

MODERATOR:  Tracey Wallace, MS, CCC-SLP
Project & Education Coordinator
Shepherd Center

This webinar will cover issues in cancer telerehabilitation as it relates to the current pandemic environment.


Upon completion of the webinar, learners will be able to:

  1. Discuss the impact of the pandemic on the rehabilitation needs of cancer survivors
  2. Understand the state of evidence for cancer telerehabilitation
  3. Propose best practices for cancer telerehabilitation during and post COVID-19
  4. Identify challenges to cancer telerehabilitation services during and post pandemic
  5. Identify opportunities for sustaining cancer telerehabilitation services post pandemic




Dr. Mackenzi Pergolotti is the Director of Research for ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation, adjunct professor at Colorado State University. As the Assistant Chief of occupational therapy department at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), Dr. Pergolotti developed programs aimed to better address the needs of multiple populations with cancer. Realizing the impact of cancer rehabilitation provided at centers like MSKCC, she was driven to build the evidence-base and increase access to cancer rehabilitation programs nation-wide through research. Dr. Pergolotti was trained at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships from the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research; the Gillings School of Global Public Health in the Department of Health Policy and Management; the Cancer Research Outcomes Group; and the Geriatric Oncology Program at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Pergolotti’s Pre-Doctoral fellowship was supported by a T32 National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Training Grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and her Post-Doctoral fellowships were funded through an R25 Cancer Care Quality Training Program from the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Pergolotti has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles and has been featured in American Society Clinical Oncology Post’s Women in Oncology.


CME/CEUs iconIMPORTANT: To obtain Continuing Education (CE) credit, you are required to SIGN-UP FOR CE prior to or immediately following the live webinar and remit non-refundable payment of $29.00. Additionally, you must personally login to the webinar so that ACRM is able to validate your participation.



1:00 – 1:05 PM:  Introduction and Objectives

1:05 – 1:45 PM:  Presentation

1:45 – 2:00 PM:  Q & A


Target Audience

Rehabilitation professionals, Occupational Therapy practitioners and other related specialties.

Occupational Therapy: A certificate of attendance for 1.0 contact hour will be provided at the conclusion of this activity

Content Level: Introductory

First Content Focus: Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention

Second Content Focus: Professional Issues: OT Research

Course Keywords: Cancer, Professional Issues, Research

Partial credit will not be offered. Requirements for credit include full attendance at the workshop and participation in discussion, completion of course evaluation and post-test.



For questions regarding credit, special needs and accommodations, cancellations and other requests, please contact: or call +1.310.423.5243. For information on grievances related to this workshop, please include the name and date of this workshop and submit the complaint to the contact provided above.



There is no commercial support for this activity. CSMC is offering this course as a co-sponsor with the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Acknowledgements will be made at the beginning of the educational event.

The following faculty have these relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose:

  • Dr. Pergolotti receives a salary from ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation, Select Medical.

Participants will receive disclosure information at the beginning of the workshop


CSMC staff, as part of the planning committee for this workshop, and in its role as an approved provider in this offering, have no relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine is a co-sponsor for this educational activity.


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