Nov 13, 2014 · Leave a Reply

“A FOCUS ON FUNCTION THROUGH EXERCISE”

By dehansen @dhansen

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Mayo Clinic Physician and President of the American Academy of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation, Kurtis M. Hoppe is welcoming experts from all over the world to San Diego this week.

Kurtis M. Hoppe, MD, 2014 AAPM&R President

Kurtis M. Hoppe, MD, 2014 AAPM&R President

The AAPM&R Annual Assembly and Technical Exhibition gets underway on Thursday, November 13 and features a theme of “A Focus on Function Through Exercise.”

Attendees will find that exercise theme throughout the entire gathering, which includes 5 educational tracks, 2 symposia and the Pediatric Rehabilitation Day.

Exercise activities will be offered throughout the convention, including yoga, an adaptive quad rugby tournament in the Exhibit Hall and a chance to take a swing in an on-field batting cage for those who attend the President’s Reception at Petco Park, Friday, November 14: 7-10 pm.

Hoppe’s Presidential Address: How Do Payment and Delivery Reforms Affect Your Future? is scheduled Thursday, 9:30- 11:00 am. Len Nichols, PhD is also listed as the keynote speaker.

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Several members of Mayo Clinic PM&R will be in attendance during the convention.

A Dinner and Satellite Symposium on Cartilage Regeneration, featuring Christopher Evans, Ph.D., Director, Mayo Clinic Rehabilitation Medicine Research Center is scheduled for Thursday as well, 7:45-9:00 pm.

Christopher Evans, Ph.D., Director, Rehabilitation Medicine Research Center

Christopher Evans, Ph.D., Director, Rehabilitation Medicine Research Center

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If you are at the Assembly we invite you to stop by our booth in the Exhibit Hall. Several Mayo Physiatrists are ready to share a cup of coffee and meet you.

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