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Don’t miss to the following presentations from Shirley Ryan AbilityLab clinicians, researchers and alumni at the 2022 AAPM&R Annual Assembly Oct. 20-23!

Those noted in orange bold are Shirley Ryan AbilityLab attendings, residents, fellows, therapists, researchers and, in some cases, alumni. Those noted in black bold are alumni who work at other institutions. Alumni graduating years are noted in (parentheses).

Presentations are listed in chronological order by session type; all times are noted in Eastern Daylight Time.

Location: Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt St.

Visit us at Booth 835 in the PM&R Pavilion!

Highlighted Events

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Job and Fellowship Fair
Date/Time: Wednesday, Oct. 19, 6:309 p.m.
Location: Hall D, Level 100

Awards

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Congratulations to Andrew J. Haig MD (1986), recipient of one of this year’s Distinguished Public Service Awards! We also congratulate former RIC/Shirley Ryan AbilityLab physicians Gail Gamble MD, who is receiving the Frank H. Krusen MD Lifetime Achievement Award, and James W. Atchison DO, who is receiving a Distinguished Member Award.
Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 21, 12:45–2 p.m.
Location: Ballroom, Level Four

Congratulations also to recent graduate Adenike Adewuyi MD PhD (2022) who is receiving a Richard S. Materson ERF New Investigator Research Grant from the Foundation for PM&R for her research project entitled, “Motor Unit Number Estimation in Spinal Cord Injury.”
Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 20, 7:30–9 p.m.
Location: Johnson A, Hilton Inner Harbor Hotel

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Community Session Proposals

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Medical Educators: Residency Tracks: Specialized Learning for Our Future Physiatrists
Community Session Director: Monica Rho MD (2009).
Community Session Faculty: Leslie Rydberg MD (2009). Sarah Hwang MD (2012). Matthew Haas MD (2019).
Date/Time: Monday, Oct. 10, 6–7 pm
Virtual

Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine - How to Navigate the Fellowship Match and Early Career Decision Making.
Community Session Director: Colin Franz MD PhD (2017).
Community Session Faculty: Nassim Rad MD (2016)
Date/Time: Monday, Oct. 10, 7:30–9 pm
Virtual

Sports Medicine Current Fellows and Future Candidates: Major League Skills and Networking for Rising Sports Medicine Physiatrists
Community Session Director: Charles D. Kenyon DO MS CSCS.
Community Session Faculty: Scott E. Klass MD MS ATC. Sarah Smith MD. Robert Bowers DO PhD. Sara N. Raiser MD. Jami G. Montagnino MD. Kevin J. Cipriano MD. Kevin T. Ozment MD (2022).
Date/Time: Monday, Oct. 10, 7–10 pm
Virtual

Cancer Rehabilitation Medicine: Practical Strategies and Implementation of ACSM Exercise Guidelines on Programmatic Level
Community Session Director: Samman Shahpar MD (2012).
Community Session Faculty: Susan Maltser DO.
Date/Time: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 6–7 pm
Virtual

International Rehabilitation and Global Health: International Opportunities in PM&R: From Short Term Medical Missions to Sustainable Global Programs
Community Session Director: Niña Carmela R. Tamayo DO MS MPH.
Community Session Faculty: Lauren Shapiro MD MPH (2008). Andrew Haig MD (1986). Stephanie Rand DO. Amy Mathews MD (2016). Clarice Sinn DO. Rochelle Dy MD. Andree M. LeRoy MD. 
Date/Time: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 7–10 pm

Early Career Physiatrists: "What Should I Be Asking That I'm Not Asking?" Navigating New Careers, Career Changes, and Career Advancement for Early Career Physiatrists
Community Session Director: Elizabeth Martin MD MPH MHS.
Community Session Faculty: Janessa Chang MD. Ann Hulme MD. Clausyl Plummer II MD. Stephanie Tow MD. Erica Bechtel MD. James Morgan MD. Mary Dubon MD (2015).
Date/Time: Wednesday, Oct. 12, 7–8 pm
Virtual

Inpatient Rehabilitation: Medical Complexity: Finding the Sweet Spot
Community Session Director: Lauren Shapiro MD MPH (2008).
Community Session Faculty: Craig DiTommaso MD. Jegy Tennison MD. David Steinberg MD MMM (1995).
Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 13, 6–7:30 pm
Virtual

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Pre–Conference Workshop

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STEP One Interventional Ultrasound: Hands-on PM&R Applications (2 Days)
Session Directors: Samuel Chu MD (2015, 2016). Ethan Rand MD.
Faculty: Katharine Alter MD. Ashwin Babu MD (2015). Asad Siddiqi DO. Heakyung Kim MD. Jonathan Kirschner MD. Melinda Loveless MD (2015). Nathan Olafsen MD. Allison Schroeder MD. Christopher Visco MD (2009). Jennifer Soo Hoo MD (2018). David Robinson MD.
Date/Time: Tuesday, Oct. 18, and Wednesday, Oct. 19, 8 am–5 pm
Additional fee required.

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Clinical Symposia

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1101 - Ankle Tendon Injury Update: From Front to Back
Session Director: Andrew Gordon MD PhD.
Moderator: Kentaro Onishi DO.
Faculty: Mary Caldwell DO (2016). Arthur De Luigi DO.
Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 20, 2–3:15 pm
Location: Room 309-310, Level Three

1401 - Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID - The Realm of Physiatry
Session Director: Jonathan Whiteson MD.
Faculty: Kavitha Neerukonda JD MHA. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez MD. Talya Fleming MD. Benjamin Abramoff MD (2018). Steven Flanagan MD.
Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 20, 2–3:15 pm
Location: Room 318-323, Level Three

1901 - Research in Pediatric Rehabilitation: Top Research in 2021-2022
Session Director: Matthew McLaughlin MD MS.
Faculty: Mary Dubon MD (2015). Sruthi Thomas MD PhD.
Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 20, 2–3:15 pm
Location: PM&R Pavilion, Level One

1202 - Electrodiagnosis of Weakness: An Interactive, Case-Based Approach
Session Director: Sandra Hearn MD.
Faculty: Shawn Jorgensen MD. Nassim Rad MD (2016). Erik Ensrud MD.
Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 20, 3:30–4:45 pm
Location: Room 337-338, Level Three

How PM&R Physicians Demonstrate their Value to the C-Suite
Session Director: Steven Flanagan MD.
Faculty: Kevin Carneiro DO (2009, 2010).
Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 20, 3:30–4:45 pm
Location: 318-323

1205 - Aging with Neurologic Conditions: Post-Polio Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida
Session Director: Kristin Caldera DO.
Faculty: Lauren Shapiro MD MPH (2008). Reza Farid MD.
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 21, 8–9:15 am
Location: Room 314-317, Level Three

1204 - Neuromuscular Ultrasound and Electrodiagnostic Correlates: Upper Limb, Lower Limb, and Disorders of the Phrenic Nerve/ Diaphragm Muscle
Session Director: Susan Kim DO
Faculty: Colin Franz MD PhD (2017). Todd Lefkowitz DO.
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 21, 8–9:15 am
Location: Room 324-326, Level Three

1403 - Management of Major PASC-Related System Disorders
Session Director: Lyn Weiss MD.
Faculty: Benjamin Abramoff MD (2018). Alba Azola MD. Jason Maley MD. Matthew Bartels MD MPH. Jeffrey Fine MD. Jonathan Whiteson MD. Carmen Terzic MD PhD.
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 21, 8–9:30 am
Location: Room 309-310, Level Three

1707 - Spasticity: From Identification to Intervention
Session Director: Emily Kivlehan MD (2020).
Faculty: Heakyung Kim MD. Katharine E. Alter MD. Atul T. Patel MD MHSA. 
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 21, 8–9:30 am
Location: Room 343-344, Level Three

1704 - Attendinghood 101: Making the Transition Into Becoming a Well Rounded Physiatrist
Session Director: Aaron Yang MD (2013).
Faculty: Prakash Jayabalan MD PhD (2016). Kim Barker MD (2011). Ai Mukai MD (2008). Juan Cabrera MD.
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 21, 10–11:15 am
Location: Room 345-346, Level Three

1105 - Musculoskeletal Radiology Fundamentals - Elbow
Session Director: Jennifer Soo Hoo MD (2018).
Faculty: Kathryne Bartolo MD. Zachary Bailowitz MD.
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 21, 10–11:15 am
Location: Room 339-342, Level Three

1106 - Game of Bones: Shoulder Biomechanics, Injury Patterns and Implications for Clinical Practice
Session Director: Joanne Borg-Stein MD.
Moderator: Joel Press MD (1988).
Faculty: Peter Moley MD. Kenneth Mautner MD. Brian Krabak MD MBA.
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 21, 2–3:15 pm
Location: Room 314-317, Level Three

1910 - Past, Present and Future of Pediatric Rehabilitation: Research Updates and State of the Field
Session Director: Kevin Murphy MD.
Faculty: Maurice Sholas MD PhD (2004). Michael Green DO. Mary Dubon MD (2015). Hana Azizi MD.
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 21, 2–3:15 pm
Location: Room 345-346, Level Three

1506 - Changes and Challenges for Coverage and Reimbursement for Spine and Pain Procedures
Faculty: Hemant Kalia MD MPH FIPP. Zachary McCormick MD (2015).
Moderator: Mehul Desai MD MPH.
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 21, 3:30–4:45 pm
Location: Room 343-344, Level Three

1507 - A Paradigm Shift: Understanding Vertebrogenic Low Back Pain
Session Director: Mahmood Gharib MD.
Faculty: Zachary McCormick MD (2015). Matthew Smuck MD. Aaron Conger DO.
Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 22, 8–9:15 am
Location: Room 343-344, Level Three

1211 - Management of Major PASC-Related System Disorders, Research, and the Future Goals for the AAPMR PASC Collaborative
Session Director: John Baratta MD MBA.
Faculty: Svetlana Blitshteyn MD. David Putrino PT PhD. Lyn Weiss MD. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez MD. Janna Friedly MD MPH. Benjamin Abramoff MD (2018). Steven Flanagan MD.
Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 22, 8–9:15 am
Location: Room 314-317, Level Three

1410 - Using Ultrasound to Enhance Care in the Pediatric Rehabilitation Patient
Session Director: Joshua Vova MD (2006).
Faculty: Enoch Leung MD PhD.
Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 22, 8–9:15 am
Location: Room 318-323, Level Three

1508 - A Lifestyle Medicine and Integrative Health Approach to Low Back Pain
Session Director: Saloni Sharma MD.
Faculty: Ai Mukai MD (2008). Jeremy Simon MD. Erik Ensrud MD.
Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 22, 10–11:15 am
Location: Room 314-317, Level Three

1109 - Clinical Pearls in Pediatric Sports Medicine
Session Director: Mary Dubon MD (2015).
Faculty: Brian Krabak MD MBA. Jonathan Napolitano MD. Amy Rabatin MD. Aaron Karlin MD.
Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 22, 10–11:15 am
Location: Room 309-310, Level Three

1314 - AAPM&R Advocacy: Advancing PM&R on Capitol Hill and Beyond
Session Director: Prakash Jayabalan MD PhD* (2016).
Faculty: Peter Thomas, JD. Richard G. Chang, MD, MPH. Matthew J. Grierson, MD. 
Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 22, 10–11:15 am
Location: Room 345-346, Level Three

1412 - Rehabilitation Considerations for Patients with Advanced Heart Failure
Session Director: Lauren Shapiro MD MPH (2008).
Faculty: Nicole Pontee MD MS. Leslie Rydberg MD (2009). Sarah Eickmeyer MD (2011).
Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 22, 10–11:15 am
Location: Room 324-326, Level Three

1110 - Point-Counterpoint: Rotator Cuff Tears
Faculty: Robert Bowers DO PhD.
Moderator: Jennifer Soo Hoo MD (2018).
Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 22, 2:15–3:30 pm
Location: Room 314-317, Level Three

1414 - Strength Training in the Older Adult: The Fountain of Youth
Session Director: Neal Mesnick MD.
Faculty: Prakash Jayabalan MD PhD (2016). Lyn Weiss MD.
Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 22, 3:45–5 pm
Location: Room 337-338, Level Three

 

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Practice Symposia

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1408 - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians as Disability Educators in Medical Schools: Rationale and Strategies for Success
Session Director: Dorothy W. Tolchin MD EdM.
Faculty: Nethra S. Ankam MD. Leslie Rydberg MD (2009). Maya R. Therattil MD. Glendaliz Bosques MD DAAP FAAPMR. Ravi Kasi MD. Priya Chandan MD PhD MPH.
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 21, 3:30–4:45 pm
Location: 314-317, Level Three

1309 - The Secrets to Making Data Your Friend: How AAPM&R Registry Participants are Using Their Data to Improve Care for Stroke and Low Back Pain Patients
Chair: Alan Novick MD (1991)
Faculty: Richard L. Harvey MD* (1993). Jeffrey S. Fine MD. Byron Schneider MD FAAPMR.
Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 22, 3:45–5 pm
Location: Room 345-346, Level Three

 

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Skills Lab/Hands-On Demonstration Proposal

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1803 - Skills Lab: Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound Applications in Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Skill Lab Director: Eric Helm MD
Skill Lab Faculty: Matthew Maxwell MD. Adam Lewno DO. Adam Susmarski DO. Ryan Nussbaum DO (2021).
Date/Time: Friday, October 21, 8–11 am
Location: Key Ballroom 10, Hilton Level Two

 

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Research Hub - Live Theater Research Spotlight

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Featuring Top Ranked Research Abstracts
Location: PM&R Pavilion, Halls E-G
Listed chronologically

 

Associated Functional Gains and Muscle Wasting Markers in Older Versus Younger Patients with IDH Wild-type Glioblastoma
Authors: Christopher Lewis MD (2023). Erik Rabin. Margaret Johnson. Derek Alan Wainwright. Ishan Roy MD PhD (2021).
Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 20, 4:45–5:30 pm and Saturday, Oct. 22, 11:30–11:35 am

Improving Resident Satisfaction with Sign-Out by Implementing a Novel Transitions of Care Process
Authors: Olumide Sokunbi MD (2024). Brendan Pier MD (2024). Christopher Lewis MD (2023). Alice Ye MD (2023). Elizabeth Brown MD (2023). Mark Huang MD (1996). Priya Mhatre MD (2012). Monica Rho MD (2009). James Sliwa DO (1984).
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 21, 9:15–10 am

Naloxone Prescribing Practices in an outpatient Pain Clinic: A Retrospective Review
Authors: Shane Stone MD (2024). Shana Margolis MD (2008).
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 21, 9:15–10 am

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Physical Activity Levels and Access to Fitness Programs for Children with Disabilities
Authors: Cara Vernacchia DO (2023). Adam De Jesus. Yuyang Chu. Katherine DeMarco MS CCC-SLP. Derek Daniels. Rose Darcy BS. Timothy Krater DO (2021). Taylor Stinnett. Larissa Pavone MD (2010, 2012). Prakash Jayabalan MD PhD (2016).
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 21, 1:30–2:15 pm

 

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Poster Presentations

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Location: PM&R Pavilion, Level One
Listed chronologically

 

Early Diaphragmatic Pacemaker Placement in a Patient with a High Cervical Spinal Cord
Authors: Austin Boos DO (2024). Ki Kim MD (2001).
Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 20, 12:45–12:50 pm

Functional Improvements of Patients Admitted to an Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility after Bilateral Lung Transplant Due to Severe COVID-19 Pulmonary Disease
Authors: Daniel Goodman MD* (2016). Alexandra Jensen DO (2023). Kyle Fahey PT DPT. Erin Walaszek PT DPT*. Caroline Vail DO (2023). Kian Nassiri DO (2023). Prakash Jayabalan MD PhD* (2016). Matthew Oswald MD* (2010). Leslie Rydberg MD* (2009).
Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 20, 1:15–1:20 pm

Chronic Buttock Pain- Consider Intravaginal Obturator Internus Trigger Point Injection: A Case Report
Authors: Niketa Parikh DO (2024). H. June Choo MD (2022). Sarah Hwang MD (2012). Maria Reese MD (2013, 2014).
Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 20, 1:20–1:25pm

A Patient with Cerebellar Stroke and Aphasia: A Case Report
Authors: Jessica Marone MD (2024). Lynn Vidakovic MD* (2005).
Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 20, 1:25-1:30pm

Let’s Talk About It: Methylphenidate for Speech Initiation after Traumatic Brain Injury
Authors: Kian Nassiri DO (2023). Michael Nguyen MD (2022). Kaitlyn Chin DO (2024). Sangeeta Driver MD MPH (2014, 2015).
Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 20, 1:35–1:40 pm

Symptomatic Orthostasis in CAR T-cell Patients Undergoing Inpatient Rehabilitation: A Case Series
Authors: Eric Villanueva MD (2024). Priya Mhatre MD (2012).
Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 20, 1:35–1:40 pm

Disorders of Consciousness Double Whammy: A Case Report
Authors: Michael Nguyen MD (2022). Daniel Goodman MD MS* (2016). Sangeeta Driver MD MPH* (2014, 2015).
Date/Time: Thursday, Oct, 20, 1:40–1:45 pm

Face the Fascia: A Case Report of a Tibialis Anterior Muscle Herniation 
Authors: G. Ross Malik MD (2021). Scott Rodeo MD. Ellen Casey MD (2009, 2010)
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 21, 12:30–2 pm

Hematoma Presenting as Lower Extremity Pain: A Case Series
Authors: Olumide Sokunbi MD (2024). Leslie Rydberg MD (2009).
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 21, 12:45–12:50 pm

Rehabilitation of Person in a Barrel Syndrome Due to Sequela of Prolonged Intubation after COVID-19, A Case Report
Authors: Alexandra Jensen DO (2023). Daniel Goodman MD (2016). Benjamin Friedman MD.
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 21, 1:30–1:35 pm

Characterization and Variability of PROMIS-10 Scores with Physical Therapy in Knee Osteoarthritis based on Severity and Number of Compartments Involved: A Retrospective Review 
Authors: G. Ross Malik MD (2021). Jennifer Cheng PhD. Rachel Rothman. Olivia Leupold. Shari Jawetz MD. Heidi Prather DO (1995).
Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 22, 11:15–12:45 pm

Unique Presentation of Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis of the Hip Disguised by Athletic Pubalgia and Impingement Syndrome: A Case Report
Authors: Ashley Sanchez MD (2024). Katherine Zisk PT DPT OCS FAAOMPT. Deborah Lee MD (2020).
Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 22, 11:50–11:55 am

Rehabilitation Outcomes Following Chordoma Resection
Authors: Madeline Flores MD (2024). Alan Anschel MD (2009).
Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 22, 11:55–12 pm

Baseline Levels of Inflammation in Association with Functional Recovery in COVID-19 Patients
Authors: Sean Dreyer MD (2022). Hannah Martin BS. Christopher Lewis MD (2023). Kyle Fahey DPT. Prakash Jayabalan MD PhD (2016).
Date/Time: Sunday, Oct. 23, 11:00–11:05 am

 

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Electronic Posters

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Location: PM&R Pavilion, Level One
Listed alphabetically by last name

 

An Unexpected Cause of Supratherapeutic International Normalized Ratio: A Case Report
Authors: Austin Boos DO (2024). Lynn Vidakovic MD (2005)

A Rare Case of Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumor of the Hip Posing as Lumbar Radiculopathy in a Runner: A Case Report
Authors: Elizabeth Brown MD (2023). Prakash Jayabalan MD PhD (2016).

Dural Ectasia as a Cause of Cauda Equina in Chronic Ankylosing Spondylitis
Authors: Annette Grotheer MD (2024). Monica Rho MD (2009).

 

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Congratulations to the AAPM&R Program Planning committee, including members of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab alumni family:
Sarah Hwang MD, Chair-Elect (2012)
Jennifer A. Soo Hoo MD (2018)
Aaron J. Yang MD (2013)
Emily J. Kivlehan MD, PHiT Liaison (2009)

Congratulations, also, to members of our alumni family who serve in these AAPM&R leadership roles:
Kevin Carneiro DO (2009, 2010), Co-Chair, PM&R BOLD Musculoskeletal Care
Prakash Jayabalan MD PhD (2016), Chair, Healthcare Policy and Legislative Committee
D.J. Kennedy MD (2009), Vice President, Board of Governors
Elliot Roth MD (1985), Director, Foundation for PM&R
Lauren Shapiro MD MPH (2008), Chair, Inpatient Rehab Member Community

 

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