Annual Assembly

New Foundation Logo

Foundation for Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Activities

Donor Lounge

Thursday, November 14-Saturday, November 16
8 am-5 pm

Check out this new benefit for top donors, including those who commit to give $1,000/year for the next 5 years. There will be comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and beverages available.

Donor Appreciation Reception

(By invitation only)

Thursday, November 14

Join your colleagues for cocktails and hors d’ouerves! The Foundation will present $100,000 in research grant awards. Hear from the recipients about their Foundation-funded research.

Proof of the Pudding Debate

Thursday, November 14
9 pm-10 pm

Enjoy coffee and dessert while George Chang Chien, DO, Zachary McCormick, MD, FAAPMR, and Byron J. Schneider, MD, FAAPMR debate the merits of various epidural steroid injection techniques for LBP with radial leg pain. George Kevorkian, MD, FAAPMR will moderate.

12068A-1709Rehab 5K Run/Walk & Roll and Residency Program Challenge

Friday, November 15
6:30 am
Hemisfair Park

Join your colleagues for this early-morning run to raise money for physiatric research! You can also enroll your residency program in the competition for fastest runners, largest team, and more. Contact Phyllis Anderson at panderson@foundationforpmr.org or call (847) 737-6062.

Presentation of Foundation for PM&R Awards and Grants

Saturday, November 16
12:45 pm-1:45 pm

During the 51st Walter J. Zeiter Lecture and Awards Video Presentation, the Foundation for PM&R will be recognizing their Fall 2019 research grant award winners who are receiving more than $100,000 in support. The awards will be presented and recipients will have the opportunity to speak during the Donor Appreciation Reception on Thursday evening (by invitation only).  

Presentation of Results from the 2018 Nadler Research Grant Winner

Saturday, November 16
3:30 pm-4:45 pm

Ellen Casey, MD, FAAPMR, of the Hospital for Special Surgery will present the results of her 2018 Scott F. Nadler PASSOR Research Grant study, “Differential Effect of Oral Contraceptives on the Structure and Function of Ligament and Tendon.”

Foundation for PM&R Booth in the PM&R Pavilion 

November 14-16
Open during regular PM&R Pavilion hours

Get information about the Foundation for PM&R research grants and awards program, register for the Rehab 5K Run/Walk & Roll, and pick up bibs and t-shirts for the run. 


*Subject to change.