Now Accepting Site Sponsor Applications for RREMS & MSSCE Student Programs
Friday, November 16, 2012
Posted by: Bernadette Rensing
Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) is seeking PM&R Departments with strong educational programs and/or research centers to
apply as hosting site sponsors for our Medical Student Summer PM&R Research and Clinical Experiences - MSSCE and RREMS.
Medical Students from all American allopathic or osteopathic medical schools will be
encouraged to apply in December.
Rehabilitation Research Experience for Medical Students (RREMS)
RREMS program has been developed for medical students with strong research
interests. This program will provide an exciting and structured research
experience while exposing the medical student to some of the most successful
and respected faculty mentors in the field of Physical
Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R).
RREMS is led by Program Director, Brad Dicianno, MD.
Please click here for program details and to apply to become a RREMS hosting site sponsor.
Medical Student Summer Clinical Externship (MSSCE)
The MSSCE has been developed for medical students with a strong
desire for clinical experience in the field of Physical Medicine and
Rehabilitation (PM&R) and who are eagerly seeking opportunities to see
patients. This program aims to provide a wide range of inpatient and outpatient
clinical exposure and to allow students to explore the human side of patient
care and the psychosocial environments their patients face. MSSCE is led by Program Director, R. Samuel
RREMS and MSSCE are eight-week summer externships offered to
medical students between the first and second year of medical school with an
attached stipend of $4,000. Each student
is expected to submit a research study (RREMS participants) or a case report
(MSSCE participants) for presentation at the AAP Annual Meeting. The
contribution by the hosting PM&R Department would be to agree to support
the travel and registration of the trainee to the AAP Annual Meeting to allow
students to present their work, observe scientific paper presentations, network
with residents and leaders in the field of PM&R, and to meet additional
Please click here for program details and to apply to become a MSSCE hosting site sponsor