PM&R Career Path Series - Podcasts

Presented by the AAPM&R Public and Professional Awareness Committee

The following podcasts are interviews with AAPM&R members who represent a variety of practice areas and career stages within the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). Recordings were made at the AAPM&R 2009 Annual Assembly in Austin, Texas in October 2009.

The podcasts in the Career Path Series include:

  • Personal anecdotes of how different physiatrists chose and developed their career paths
  • Research, training, and teaching opportunities
  • Examples of techniques/procedures as well as conditions treated
  • Predictions about the future of PM&R, including the job market
  • And more

Available podcasts:

Instructions: All podcasts are available for listening, they are posted on the right side of this page.  They include mp3 files and one Zip download of the entire series. The mp3 files will open up in a new window for you to listen to, and they will begin to play automatically. No software is necessary to make this portion run. The Zip download will prompt you to Open or Save, and you can proceed from there according to your preference. If you want to play them on your own mp3 player, download the entire series and save the Zip file to your computer. If you have any problems, e-mail, call our national office at (847) 737-6000, or download the entire series here (Zip Download).

Musculoskeletal outpatient practice

Martin Lanoff, MD, Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Vernon Hills, IL
Duration: 5min 4sec

Inpatient VA facility

David X. Cifu, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia and Richmond Veterans Medical Center
Duration: 23min 58sec

Academic musculoskeletal outpatient practice

Joel Press, MD, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Duration: 11min 30sec

PM&R generalist

Paula Dawson, MD, University Hospital of the West Indies, Jamaica
Duration: 11min 55sec

Program director

Venu Akuthota, MD, University of Colorado Hospital
Duration: 18min 47sec

PGY4 PM&R Resident

Carly Kreps, MD, University of Virginia
Duration: 11min 33sec

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