News Article(s) tagged #residency

February 17, 2022 - Residency/Fellowship News

Special Guidance: Family Leave Policy for Residents and Fellows

In February 2021, the ABPMR announced a new family leave policy for residents and fellows in response to COVID-19. The ABPMR is now announcing temporary guidance related to this new policy to offer more flexibility to use the special leave period. Click to read the full details!

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July 13, 2021 - CC

QI Spotlight: Assessing Patients With Back Pain in a Resident-Run Clinic

The July QI project was submitted by Alexandra Samas, DO. Dr. Samas completed her project during her residency at Stony Brook University, and used her QI project to better evaluate patients with lower back pain using the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) survey. Click to read her full project and how she achieved her goal!

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February 19, 2021 - Residency/Fellowship News

New Family Leave Policy for Residents and Fellows

Beginning in July 2021, all residents in PM&R training programs, and fellows in 2-year fellowships, will be allowed up to an additional four consecutive weeks away from training for parental, caregiver, and medical leave. Read the announcement and all the details here!

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February 03, 2021 - Residency/Fellowship News

UPDATE: ABPMR Statement on Impacts of COVID-19 and Time Off During Residency/Fellowship Training

Last March, the ABPMR released a statement relating to time away for residents and subspecialty fellows due to COVID-19. The statement has been updated and clarified for residency training in 2021.

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April 30, 2020 - Residency/Fellowship News

ABPMR Guidance for COVID-19 Effects on Residency Training

In making accommodations and amending the usual rules for residency training, the ABPMR is relying on the discretion of PM&R Residency Program Directors. Read more here.

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