UPMC Physicians and Researchers Present at American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) 2020 Annual Assembly

November 5, 2020

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) 2020 Annual Assembly will bring the physiatric community together virtually November 8th through the 15th to connect, learn, and share their expertise through presentations, workshops, and networking sessions.

UPMC faculty, residents, fellows, and researchers are well-represented with a variety of presentations and poster sessions including the following:

Michael Munin, MD

Spasticity Journal Club – Recent Literature Updates
Peripheral Neurolysis and Chemodenervation
Case-Based Discussion: Targeted Drug Delivery – Approaches After an Unsuccessful Initial Trial
Pre-conference spasticity program - Advancing Clinical Skills in Spasticity Management (Tuesday, November 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. CST)

Christopher Standaert, MD

Defining the Role of Physiatry in the Future of Spine Care: New Data, a New Model, and Making the Case for Value
The Costs of Spine Care: How do Physiatrists Compare to Surgeons?
On Demand Session: OD22
Exercise-based Rehabilitation in Low Back Pain: A Comprehensive Update for Physiatrists
Considerations for Value Based Spine Care
On Demand Session: OD26

Natasa Miljkovic, MD, PhD; Michael Boninger, MD; and Christopher Standaert, MD

New Models of Care in PMR: Away from Hospital Closer to Home
On Demand Session: OD34

Michael Smith, DO

A Novel Treatment for Type 2 Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Caused by Median and Ulnar Compressive Neuropathies: A Case Report
Case Report On Demand

James Eubanks, MD, and Kuntal Chowdhary, MD

Exercise-based Rehabilitation in Low Back Pain: A Comprehensive Update for Physiatrists
Speaking Session On Demand

Kaivalya Deshpande, MD

The Efficacy of Ultrasound Guided Carpal Tunnel Release for Improving Function: A Literature Review
Poster On Demand

Gretchen Ferber, MD, and Nicholas Race, MD, PhD

Ischemic Spinal Cord Injury Variety, Demographics, and Outcomes: Systematic Review and Contrast with Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
Poster On Demand

Michael Guthrie, MD

Sleep Symptom Associations with Clinical Outcomes in Concussion
Poster On Demand

Dana Dasher, MD, PhD

Investigating Publication Productivity Among Pediatric Physiatrists
Poster On Demand

Learn more about #AAPMR20 by visiting the conference website here.