ANNOUNCEMENTS




Save the date for the 6th Annual International Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation, co-hosted by the University of Pittsburgh and Kyoto University, which will be held Nov. 1-3, 2017, in Pittsburgh! This Symposium will offer cutting-edge presentations, lively discussions, networking opportunities, interactive poster sessions and workshops that will educate, inspire and unite, with the goal of moving the field of Regenerative Rehabilitation forward.

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8th ANNUAL
Current Concepts in Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference
November 11, 2017
UPMC Mercy, Ferdinand Clark Auditorium






FELLOWSHIPS
Brain Injury Medicine: (ACGME #3474134001)
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine: (ACGME #3464131017)
Spinal Cord Medicine: (ACGME #3454113017)
Sports Medicine: (ACGME #3424134013)




UPMC Rehabilitation Institute, 2016 Annual Report


The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine provides physician services to UPMC Rehabilitation Institute throughout the UPMC health system.





The Alliance for Regenerative Rehabilitation Research & Training is committed to accelerating progress in this emerging field using a network of national expertise to support research collaborations, education and technology development. Visit our website (www.ar3t.pitt.edu) to learn more about our initiatives and programs.

Our Mission

To maximize the health, function and well-being of the people and populations we serve by providing the highest quality rehabilitative medical care, conducting highly relevant, cutting-edge research, and training the next generation of clinicians and researchers.



NEWS

August 2017
Megan Cortazzo, MD, has been named as a winner of UPMC's Award for Commitment and Excellence in Service (ACES) for Fiscal Year 2017. Fewer than 1 percent of all of UPMC staff are chosen annually for this award.



May 2017
Wendy Helkowski, MD, was elected Vice Chair for the ACGME Review Committee for PM&R




April 2017

Amy Houtrow, MD, PhD, MPH was named the 2017 recipient of the prestigious American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Edward Lowman Award. This award was established in honor of Edward Lowman, MD who recognized the importance of multidisciplinary teams in rehabilitation. This award is for individuals whose careers reflect an energetic promotion of the spirit of interdisciplinary rehabilitation.

February 2017

Shanti Pinto, MD, 2017 Brain Injury Medicine Fellow, received the Association of Academic Physiatrists' Best Paper Award for “Cost-Efficacy Analysis of Routine Venous Doppler Ultrasound for Diagnosis of Deep Venous Thrombosis at Admission to Inpatient Rehabilitation.” The award recognizes and seeks to encourage young researchers, while strengthening all investigation in the field of PM&R




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EVENTS
Panther Rehab Grand Rounds

3rd Wednesday each month
CME available
Dec 21, 2016: Brad Dicianno, MD, MS
Self-management, Mobile Health and Preventive Care in Disability Populations.

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POD CASTS and PRESENTATIONS

Our physicians and scientists in both clinical and research settings have presented several podcasts and presentation on various PM&R subjects. Discover what people are talking about.



Research and Training Websites



The Alliance for Regenerative Rehabilitation Research & Training is committed to accelerating progress in this emerging field using a network of national expertise to support research collaborations, education and technology development. Visit our website (www.ar3t.pitt.edu) to learn more about our initiatives and programs.