The President’s Citation Award has been announced for the highest-rated research abstract submitted for the AAPM&R 2018 Annual Assembly.
Winning Abstract: A Randomized Comparative Trial of Medial Branch Nerve Cooled Versus Traditional Radiofrequency Ablation for the Treatment of Zygaphophyseal Joint Pain; 6-Month Outcomes
Lead Author: Zachary L. McCormick, MD, FAAPMR
The Academy presents the annual President’s Citation Award to recognize outstanding research in the field of PM&R. All abstracts and papers submitted to AAPM&R’s Annual Assembly are eligible to win. As the lead author of the 2018 winning abstract, Dr. McCormick receives complimentary registration to AAPM&R’s 2019 Annual Assembly in San Antonio, November 14-17.
Finalists were chosen based on the highest scores received during the abstract review process prior to the Assembly. Final scoring by members of the AAPM&R Evidence Committee was completed after the finalists’ presentations.
Don’t miss your chance to compete for this award in 2019—check out the Call for Abstracts.