The American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) annual assembly was held Nov. 17-20, 2011. Mayo Clinic physiatrists, other physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) professionals, and Mayo's social media team attended the event to share and collaborate with colleagues about the latest breakthroughs in patient care. Video interviews include:
- Murray Brandstater, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Loma Linda University, is interviewed by Kathryn A. Stolp, M.D., president-elect of the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP). View video.
- Walter Frontera, M.D., editor of the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation talks with Carmen M. Terzic, M.D., Ph.D. View video in English and Spanish.
- Paul H. Lento, M.D. of Temple University School of Medicine is interviewed by Stephen J. Wisniewski, M.D. View video.
- Kristjan T. Ragnarsson, M.D., of Mount Sinai Hospital and the Foundation for PM&R is interviewed by Thomas D. Rizzo, Jr., M.D. View video.
- Carmen M. Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., new chair of Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., talks with Kathryn A. Stolp, M.D., president-elect of the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP). View video.
- Sheri Wade, Ph.D., of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center talks with Tanya M. Brown, Ph.D., L.P. View video.
- Mary D. Pyfferoen, a physical therapist, discusses her AAPM&R poster presentation and an interesting, step-by-step look at the research process. View video.
- Wenchun Qu, M.D., Ph.D., discusses his role as president of the American Association of Chinese Rehabilitation Medicine. View video.