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January 05, 2022 - CC

Volunteer Spotlight: Loren Davidson, MD

The ABPMR January Volunteer Spotlight feature is Loren Davidson, MD. Click to read more about Dr. Davidson, including his history with PM&R, collaborating with other ABPMR volunteers, and his adventurous lifestyle outside of work and volunteering.

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December 16, 2021 - CC

QI Spotlight: Increasing Discussion of Dementia Risk Factors with TBI Patients

Randel Swanson, DO, PhD, submitted the December QI Project Spotlight feature. His project focused on increasing discussions of mCVRFs (modifiable cardiovascular risk factors) with patients who have suffered a TBI (traumatic brain injury) exposure. Click to read the full project!

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December 13, 2021 - CC

ABPMR CC Program Fee Announcement

Starting in January 2022, participation in the Continuing Certification (CC) Program will increase to $350 annually. Please click here to see the reasons for this change, a breakdown of ABPMR annual expenses, and reminders of the value of participating in the CC Program.

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November 30, 2021 - CC

2021 CC Survey Results Preview

In 2021, we asked all ABPMR diplomates to share their feedback on the new CC (Continuing Certification) Program, including their thoughts on LA-PM&R (longitudinal assessment for PM&R), QI, professionalism, and other requirements. Click to see a preview of the survey results!

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October 26, 2021 - CC

QI Spotlight: Reducing Urinary Incontinence to Improve Patient Quality of Life

Dr. Meghan Magill submitted the October QI Project Spotlight on improving care for urinary incontinence patients. Click to read her project!

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October 20, 2021 - CC

QI Project Series: You're Already Doing QI

In the QI Project Series, we discuss and debunk common misconceptions about Quality Improvement (QI) projects. Click to read the fourth article in the series about finding applicable QI topics in your daily routines.

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September 21, 2021 - CC

QI Spotlight: Measuring Muscle Loss in Stroke Survivors with Spasticity

Sheng Li, MD, PhD, submitted this month's QI Project Spotlight. Dr. Li's project focused on improving the quality of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry to accurately measure muscle loss in post-stroke patients. Click to read the full project!

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September 16, 2021 - CC

QI Project Series: Pre-measure Twice, Change Once

In the QI Project Series, we discuss and debunk common misconceptions about Quality Improvement (QI) projects. Click to read the third article in the series about the importance of pre-measuring.

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September 02, 2021 - CC

QI Project Series: Done in Weeks, Not Months

In the QI Project Series, we discuss and debunk common misconceptions about Quality Improvement (QI) projects. Click to read the second article in the series about the timing of projects.

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August 26, 2021 - CC

Seven Years Later: Re-Administering the MOC Survey

In 2014, we administered what would become a landmark survey - the 2014 ABPMR MOC Survey. What diplomates shared about relevance, meaning, and burden shaped the decisions and direction of the ABPMR approach to MOC for years to come. After transitioning to Continuing Certification using LA-PM&R in 2021, we're re-administering the survey to assess our progress and continue to improve the program.

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