Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Ultrasound Focus Series Konica Minolta Healthcare, in conjunction with the New Jersey Society of PM&R, is proud to announce a PM&R ultrasound workshop designed to teach the practitioner the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound for evaluation and injection techniques of the foot and ankle region. Master Series – Foot and Ankle Region […]
Dear NYSPM&R Members, Congratulations to all the newly elected committee members for the 2017-18 year! The process of deciding this year’s members was a challenging process, but we feel we have assembled a fantastic team for the coming year. If you do not see your name on the list, you will still have the opportunity […]
Do you or someone you care for have a form of muscle tightness called spasticity* Is botulinum toxin (e.g.., Botox, Dysport, Myobloc, Xeomin) injected for this? Do you have an iPhone running iOS 10**? Additional requirements: 1) Live in the United States, 2) are over the age of 18 years, and 3) can read and […]
NY Coalition of Specialty Care Physicians Lobbying Event (in conjunction with the NYSPMR). All are welcome to join us and MSSNY (Medical State Society of NY) in Albany to help make a difference! It is one of the few opportunities to have our specialty’s voice heard! Fundraiser honoring key legislative leaders will take on the […]
* The fair is FREE and open to all residents, fellows, attendings. Students are welcome. * Featuring: Fellowship programs Recruiting agencies Financial advisors Various Vendors * Dinner will be served Wednesday May 3rd, 2017 6:00 – 8:00 PM NYU Langone Medical Center Smilow Seminar Room 550 1st Avenue New York, NY 10016 DON’T FORGET YOUR […]
Greetings to you all in the New Year! We wish to bring your attention to events and items that are happening because of members like you. NYSPMR Mentorship program is officially up and running! Student mentees have been paired up with their PM&R mentors. The official launch event will be at the networking event following […]
Location: Weill Cornell Medical College 565 E 68th Street Baker Pavilion, 16th floor, Room F1601 Take the F elevators, highlighted in the map Target Audience: This course is focusing on Billing and Coding relevant to the field of PM&R. It is designed for Attending Physicians, Fellows and Residents. Students are welcome. Guest Speaker: Marisa Lanzolla, […]
Join us for this year’s Annual Resident Rehab Bowl Where PM&R programs in the greater NY-NJ area compete in a fierce battle of the wits for a shiny trophy, snazzy group picture, and bragging rights! Hosted by Dr. Susan Stickevers Can your Residency Program defeat last year’s champions or will SUNY Downstate claim victory once […]
The New York Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Presents Updates in Spinal Cord Injury Speaker: NASAR SHAHID, MD, FABPMR Diplomate of ABPMR, Pain Medicine & Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Assistant Professor Rehab Medicine Columbia University/ NYPH Date: Wednesday January 4th, 2017 Board review with Dr. Stickevers at 6:00pm Topic: Pain in Spinal Cord Injury […]
~ Dinner will be provided ~
~Networking event with Speaker immediately after lecture~
~We will be having an open Board meeting following the network event – ALL members are welcome to sit in on our meetings ~
About Our Speaker: Dr. David X. Cifu is the Senior TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) Specialist for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs providing clinical and research expertise for VA programming related to TBI, concussion, combat injury and polytrauma.
Dr. Cifu assumed the role of Senior TBI Specialist in September 2015. Prior to this role, he served as National Director of PM&R (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) for VHA from 2009-2015. He also maintains an active clinical and research practice at the McGuire (Richmond, Virginia) VA Medical Center.
Dr. Cifu has been at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and Health System since 1991, where he serves as Associate Dean for Innovation and System Integration, Tenured Professor and Chairman of the Department of PM&R.
He has been funded on 43 federally-funded research grants for over $137 million, including currently serving as Principal Investigator of the VA/DoD $62.2 million Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium (CENC). In his more than 25 years as an academic physiatrist, he has delivered more than 550 regional, national and international lectures, published more than 225 scientific articles and 65 abstracts, and co-authored or edited 34 books and book chapters. He is the Past President of the American Academy of PM&R.
Dr. Cifu serves on multiple VHA committees, including the Congressional TBI Committee, TBI Screening and Evaluation Committee, and the Dementia Steering Committee. He has served as Lead Author and Co-Chair of both the 2009 and the 2016 “VA/DoD Persistent Symptoms After Mild TBI Clinical Practice Guidelines.”
Dr. Cifu received his medical degree at the Boston University School of Medicine in 1986 and completed his residency in PM&R at Baylor College of Medicine in 1990.
*CME credit is available for our lectures*
(To claim you your credit you must have an active NYSPMR CME account and sign-in on the day of the event)
For membership information and further details, please visit our website: www.nyspmr.org
Jointly provided by the NYU School of Medicine and the New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the NYU School of Medicine and New York Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. The NYU School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement: The NYU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure Statement:The NYU School of Medicine adheres to ACCME accreditation requirements and policies, including the Standards for Commercial Support regarding industry support of continuing medical education. In order to resolve any identified Conflicts of Interest, disclosure information is provided during the planning process to ensure resolution of any identified conflicts. Disclosure of faculty and commercial relationships as well as the discussion of unlabeled or unapproved use of any drug, device or procedure by the faculty will be fully noted at the meeting.
The New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (NYSPMR) is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to the advancement of the specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) and to providing opportunities for our members for Continuing Medical Education. Our Society consists of New York State physicians practicing or interested in the field of PM&R.
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Annual NYSPMR Career Fair
On behalf of the New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,
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NYSPMR's 2018 Annual Career and Fellowship Fair
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