Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) again has been recognized as the national leader in physical medicine and rehabilitation, topping the U.S. News & World Report list for the 29th consecutive year. It remains the only hospital of its kind to hold this distinction.
Prakash Jayabalan, MD, PhD, attending physician and clinician-scientist at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, recently was honored with the 2019 Scott F. Nadler PASSOR Musculoskeletal Research Grant from the Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
This study aims to recognize, identify, and evaluate the trajectory recovery and abilities of a person who has had a stroke and living with cognitive-communication challenges and their respective quality of life.
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab was designated as a Magnet organization in 2005, 2010, and 2015, by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®. This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. In December 2019, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is applying for re-designation.
At the National Association of Hispanic Nurses–Illinois (NAHN-Illinois) Inaugural Scholarship and Award Gala on Friday, Oct. 17, Irene Mendez, a registered nurse in the Medically Advanced Care Unit, received the 2018 Outstanding Service Award and Luis Espinosa, patient care technician on the 22nd Floor Spinal Cord Innovation Center, won a nursing scholarship.