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ACRM 93rd Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR) - American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
PIRR offers high-caliber, NONSTOP educational content for brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, neurodegenerative diseases, pain and cancer and these additional focus areas: health/disability policy, ethics and advocacy - international - technology - clinical practice - geriatric rehabilitation - military/veterans affairs - measurement. And more.
The ACRM Annual Conference is the LARGEST conference in the world for interdisciplinary rehabilitation research. Attracting leading researchers from more than 60 countries, it is the MUST-ATTEND event of the year.
In a Nutshell ...
PIRR brings together an interdisciplinary mix of rehabilitation professionals from around the world to learn about cutting-edge research and its translation into clinical practice to improve the quality of life experienced by people with disabilities.
Committed to the mission to IMPROVE LIVES through interdisciplinary rehabilitation research, ACRM delivers world-class educational content for:
Clinical practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP)
Health/disability policy, ethics, advocacy
Military and Veterans Affairs
Neurodegenerative disease (e.g., MS, Parkinson's disease)
Neuroplasticity (includes neuroscience)
Spinal Cord Injury
Technology (e.g., prosthetics/orthotics, robotics, assistive technology)
As the largest interdisciplinary conference in the world for rehabilitation research, ACRM:
Brings together all members of the rehabilitation team for PEER-TO-PEER learning at its best
Provides a platform for critical INTERDISCIPLINARY exchange
Translates and disseminates the LATEST RESEARCH findings
BRIDGES THE GAP between Research and Practice
Promotes a COLLABORATIVE & INCLUSIVE culture
Informs EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE and standards
Provides CONTINUING EDUCATION credit for 15 disciplines
MORE THAN A CONFERENCE ...
Planning is underway to deliver:
Continuing Education for 15 disciplines - more than any other conference
NONSTOP content in 8 diagnoses
PLUS dozens of additional interdisciplinary topics
Up to 30 concurrent sessions
Pre-Conference Instructional Courses for Clinicians and Researchers
Early Career Development Course
2-Day Cognitive Rehabilitation Training (12.5 hours CME/CEUs)
600+ Scientific Papers & Posters
2,500+ attendees from 60+ countries
Now bigger than ever, the ACRM EXPO is the networking hub of the conference and an important addition to your educational experience.
150+ exhibits featuring the latest rehabilitation products and services
500+ scientific papers and posters on display
Visit ACRM Central near the back of the hall to register for exciting prizes, including a 2017 Core Conference registration!
A Global Audience Within Reach
Partner with ACRM and REACH influencers and decision-makers in top rehabilitation hospitals, academic medical centers and government agencies around the world.
The ACRM Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR), is THE LARGEST CONFERENCE IN THE WORLD for interdisciplinary rehabilitation research.
2,500+ researchers, providers, educators and administrators flock to ACRM annually every fall for critical interdisciplinary exchange. Newcomers encounter a welcoming and collegial atmosphere energized by the excitement of discovery and collaboration.
Align your brand with ACRM for a fruitful partnership with the cooperative mission of IMPROVING LIVES...
With the mission of IMPROVING LIVES of those with disabling conditions through interdisciplinary rehabilitation research, ACRM curates and disseminates world-class rehabilitation research.
Only ACRM brings together the whole rehab team for INTERDISCIPLINARY NETWORKING. Regardless of job title, ACRM welcomes all - doctors, nurses, assistants, administrators, public policy specialists, researchers and so many more numerous job titles - who all share deep passion about the research, the science, making a difference, advancing the field, and IMPROVING LIVES.
Contact the event managers listed below for more information about how you can participate at the ACRM 93rd Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR) - American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.
ACRM - American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
11654 Plaza America Drive, Suite 535
Reston, VA 20190
Other Rehabilitation Professionals
Past Attendee Statistics:
94% of attendees said the knowledge and expertise of presenters was good to excellent.
93% said the overall educational value of the conference was good to excellent.
91% said the interdisciplinary focus of the program was good to excellent.
79% of attendees play a role in the purchasing decisions for their departments.
Profession of Attendees:
Clinical researcher 15.5%
Rehabilitation/academic researcher 1.4%
Rehabilitation Psychologist 1.4%
Physical Therapist 15.2%
Occupational Therapist 13.2%
Biomechanical engineer/Biomechanist 0.7%
Professor/ Teacher 2.7%
Speech-Language Pathologist 2.0%
Student/postdoctoral Fellow 1.4%
Rehabilitation Nurse 1.0%
Case Manager 0.7%
Clinical Epidemiologist 0.3%
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