Monthly meeting location: 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 – Critical Care Rehabilitation

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The New York Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Critical Care Rehabilitation: Why, When, and How

Guest Speaker:
Miguel Xavier Escalón MD, MPH, FAAPMR

Vice Chairman, Assistant Professor Dept of Rehabilitation and Human Performance Mount Sinai Health System
Director, Critical Care Rehabilitation
Residency Program Director, PM&R
Director, Graduate Medical Education,PM&R Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Wednesday Sept 4, 2019

Lecture at 7:00 pm
~ Dinner will be provided ~

NYU Langone Medical Center
Smilow Seminar Room
550 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10016

DSpinnerAbout Our Speaker: Dr. Miguel Xavier Escalón came to The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2013 and has served as Director of Critical Care Rehabilitation since 2014 and as the Residency Program Director for the PM&R residency since 2017. He is an Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

He received his undergraduate degree from The University of Chicago and his medical degree from University of Illinois. He received specialty training in Rehabilitation Medicine at The Baylor/UT-Houston PM&R Alliance. Dr. Escalón is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine and Brain Injury Medicine.

Dr. Escalón oversees the rehabilitation and mobilization of critically ill patients, especially those patients in the ICU. The scope of his ICU practice includes debility, critical illness myopathy/polyneuropathy, pain, spasticity, delirium, early mobilization, etc.

Dr. Escalón also focuses on neuro-rehabilitation of any disease that affects the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). He is an expert in spasticity management, including intrathecal pump management and botox injections.

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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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