An audience composed on the leading physicians in PM&R is gathering this week at AAP 2015 in San Antonio. Over 800 PM&R physicians, residents, and academic professionals will convene March 10 -14, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio for AAP 2015, the Association’s 2015 Annual Meeting.
The AAP Annual Meeting brings together physiatrists and academicians, in-training physiatrists, researchers, and academic PM&R professionals to share the latest information, innovative techniques, best practices, and new technologies. AAP 2015 covers a broad spectrum of cutting edge topics in academic physiatry. The meeting is packed with educational activities including educational sessions, cutting-edge keynote speakers, hands-on workshops, and scientific paper presentations along with over 400 poster board presentations showcasing the finest scientific innovations and research. To learn more about the Annual Meeting visit www.physiatry.org/AAP2015. Sessions include:
KEYNOTE: Monday Morning: Ten Little Things to Better Position Yourself and Your Organization for the Future. (Dr. James T. McDeavitt – Chair, Baylor College of Medicine)
KEYNOTE: Reawakening Limbs: Advances in Stimulation and Locomotor Training Following Spinal Cord Injury (Dr. Susan J. Harkema, Director, Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network; Professor of Neurosurgery and Rehabilitation, University of Louisville)
KEYNOTE: Diversity and Inclusion in Academic Medicine From Fairness to Excellence (Marc A. Nivet, EdD, MBA, Chief Diversity Officer, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC))
SYMPOSIUM: Electronic & Social Media in PM&R (Course Directors: Christopher J. Garrison, MD, MBA; Samuel M. Bierner, MD)
SYMPOSIUM: Fundamentals & Applications of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) (Course Directors: Maya R. Therattil, MD; Nitin B. Jain, MD, MSPH)
SYMPOSIUM: Occupational Rehabilitation for Injured Workers: It’s Not As Hard As Your Think (Course Directors: Justin T. Hata, MD; Vu Q.C. Nguyen, MD)
SYMPOSIUM: Practical Exercise Prescription (Course Director: Erik S. Brand, MD, MSc)
SYMPOSIUM: Integrating Ultrasound in Education and Research (Course Directors: Joseph E. Herrera, DO; Christopher J. Visco, MD)
SYMPOSIUM: Neuroplasticity and Regenerative Medicine: Research to Clinical Practice (Course Directors: Emerald Lin, MD; Mooyeon Oh-Park, MD)
Additional conference activities include scientific poster and paper presentations, preconference workshops, and exhibitor showcase.
The Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) is the only academic association dedicated to the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) in the world. AAP is an organization of leading physicians, researchers, in-training physiatrists, and others involved or interested in leadership, mentorship, and discovery in PM&R. AAP is based in Baltimore, MD. To learn more about the Association and the field of physiatry, visit our site at www.physiatry.org. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/AAPhysiatrists.