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Association of Academic Physiatrists

The AAP is a professional society for today's and tomorrow's leaders in academic physiatry - from medical students to department chairs to scientists. We offer a range of podcasts to support your mentorship, leadership and discovery.

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Physician Wellness with Lynne B. Hughes, Dr. Charles Odonkor & Dr. Julian Willoughby

Learn specific tools and strategies for building resiliency, balancing work and personal lives, and maintaining control of your life throughout residency and fellowship training.

42mins

16 May 2017

Rank #1

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Corticosteroid Preparation and Dose in the Improvement of Shoulder Function and Pain

Shoulder pain may arise from inflammation of the bursa separating the supraspinatus tendon from the coracoacromial ligament and acromion. The optimal treatment dose and preparation of intrabursal corticosteroid injection are unknown. Dr. Matthew Carroll is on this month's show talking about his study that found that neither dose nor preparation of injectable corticosteroid influences magnitude of improvement in function or pain experienced.

17mins

4 Jun 2018

Rank #2

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Aqua Lymphatic Therapy- Arm Disab., Q. of Life, Pain in Women w/ Chronic Breast Cancer Lymphedema

Aqua Lymphatic Therapy- Arm Disab., Q. of Life, Pain in Women w/ Chronic Breast Cancer Lymphedema by Physiatry News

19mins

27 Oct 2016

Rank #3

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Pocket Mentor: How to Be Successful on a PM&R Elective

In this episode, Barbara Kozminski, MD brings to you a session at Physiatry '19, the AAP's Annual Meeting, called "How to Be Successful on a PM&R Elective: Tackling the Rehab Assessment & Plan". The session presenters you will hear are Dr. Glendaliz Bosques, Associate Professor at UT Health/ TIRR Memorial Hermann/ McGovern Medical School, and Justin Schappell, MD, an incoming Resident at Mayo Clinic. You will also hear from medical student participants of Physiatry '19, who share their insights on the conference, sessions and PM&R interest.Resources mentioned in the podcast:International Classification of Function: www.who.int/classifications/icf/enGlasgow Coma Scale: www.glasgowcomascale.orgISNCSCI Exam: www.isncscialgorithm.comASIA Scale: www.asia-spinalinjury.org/learning

29mins

11 Apr 2019

Rank #4

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Career Opportunities in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Fellowship or No Fellowship

Career Opportunities in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Fellowship or No Fellowship by Physiatry News

11mins

27 Oct 2016

Rank #5

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Transitioning from Private Practice to Academic Medicine

Learn what it's like to transition from Private Practice to Academic Medicine from two physiatrists (Barton Huddleston, MD and Ross Whitacre, MD) who have made the move. Hear their personal experience and unexpected challenges as they transitioned, as well as key differences between private practice and academia. They discuss their decision-making process about the transition, closing your private practice and communicating relevant information with your patients. If you have ever considered a move from private practice to academic medicine, this podcast (brought to you by the AAP's Education Committee) is for you.

26mins

23 Mar 2020

Rank #6

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Applying to PM&R Residency: Secrets from Program Directors

Application season is here for your dream PM&R residency, and we want to help you succeed! In this second part of choosing a PM&R residency program, PM&R Program Directors share their perspectives on the residency match process. You'll hear from Nicholas Ketchum, MD, Dixie Aragaki, MD and Miguel Escalon, MD on tips and tricks for making your application and interview stand out.

43mins

3 Sep 2019

Rank #7

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The Road to Chair: Interview with Sara Cuccurullo, MD

Listen to the 3rd episode of The Road to Chair, a podcast series developed by the AAP's Resident/Fellow Council (RFC). In this episode, Neal Rakesh, MD, Chair of the RFC, interviews Sara Cuccurullo, MD, Chair and Residency Program Director at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/ JFK Medical Center and Vice Chair of the AAP’s Chair Council. Dr. Cuccurullo shares her journey from choosing a career in medicine and PM&R to becoming a Chair, as well as insights and tips into work ethic, publishing, women in leadership, getting involved in PM&R societies, and more.

48mins

15 Oct 2019

Rank #8

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Physiatry, Pain Medicine, and the Opioid Crisis: A Focus on Function

Drs. Marissa Pavlinich and Danielle Perret Karimi were the lead authors of this AAP position statement. In it, they make a case for more research into non-pharmacological pain interventions and more funding for physiatry residency programs. Their position statement is published in the November 2018 issue of the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Hear Drs. Pavlinich and Perret Karimi discuss their findings with the AAP's Journal Club podcast host, Dr. Eric Wisotzky.

20mins

4 Mar 2019

Rank #9

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Career Opportunities in PM&R: Pain Medicine

Career Opportunities in PM&R: Pain Medicine by Physiatry News

21mins

9 Sep 2016

Rank #10

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Hypertonic Dextrose and Morrhuate Sodium Injections for Lateral Epicondylosis (Tennis Elbow)

Hypertonic Dextrose and Morrhuate Sodium Injections for Lateral Epicondylosis (Tennis Elbow) by Physiatry News

31mins

27 Oct 2016

Rank #11

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Pocket Mentor: Interview with Joel Frontera, MD

The AAP's Medical Student Council brings you the next episode of Pocket Mentor, a forum for trainees to get to know leading PM&R physicians and navigate a fulfilling career in the field. In this episode, Barbara Kozminski, MD interviews Joel Frontera, MD, PM&R Residency Program Director, Vice Chair of Education and Assistant Professor at UT Health McGovern Medical School. Learn how he discovered physiatry, ways to stand out in the application process, how to prepare for an interview, and more.You can follow the AAP's Medical Student Council on Twitter at AAPhysiatry_MSC and on Facebook at AAPhysiatryMSC.

36mins

25 Nov 2019

Rank #12

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Pocket Mentor: Interview with Miguel Escalon, MD

The AAP's Medical Student Council brings you Pocket Mentor, a forum for trainees to get to know leading PM&R physicians and navigate a fulfilling career in the field. In this episode, Barbara Kozminski, MD interviews Miguel Escalon, MD, PM&R Residency Program Director and Director of Critical Care Rehabilitation at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Learn how he discovered physiatry, tips for standing out in your application and interview, possible career paths, and more.You can follow the AAP's Medical Student Council on Twitter at AAPhysiatry_MSC and on Facebook at AAPhysiatryMSC.

53mins

30 Sep 2019

Rank #13

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Applying to PM&R Residency: Secrets from Residents

Application season is here for your dream PM&R residency, and we want to help you succeed! In this first of two episodes, current PM&R residents Allison Schroeder, MD, Amy Unwin, MD and Jonathan Ramin, DO share their pearls and pitfalls of the application and interview process.

45mins

3 Sep 2019

Rank #14

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The Road to Chair: Interview with David J. Kennedy, MD

We are proud to bring you the 2nd episode of The Road to Chair, a podcast series developed by the AAP's Resident/Fellow Council (RFC). In this episode, Neal Rakesh, MD, Chair of the RFC, interviews David J. (DJ) Kennedy, MD, Chair and Professor of PM&R at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Kennedy shares his journey from choosing PM&R as a career to becoming a Chair, as well as tips for trainees and early-career physiatrists.

40mins

1 Aug 2019

Rank #15

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Career Opportunities in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Research in PM&R

Career Opportunities in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Research in PM&R by Physiatry News

17mins

27 Oct 2016

Rank #16

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Career Opportunities in PM&R: Financial Issues Affecting Trainees

Career Opportunities in PM&R: Financial Issues Affecting Trainees by Physiatry News

14mins

9 Sep 2016

Rank #17

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The Road to Chair: Interview with Joel Stein, MD

Welcome to The Road to Chair, a podcast series developed by the AAP's Resident/Fellow Council (RFC). In this inaugural episode, Neal Rakesh, MD, Vice Chair of the RFC, interviews Joel Stein, MD, Physiatrist-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Professor and Chair of Rehabilitation Medicine at Columbia University, and Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Stein shares his journey to Chair and tips for trainees and early-career physiatrists.

29mins

10 Jan 2019

Rank #18

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Pocket Mentor: Success in the PM&R Match

If you're a medical student thinking about entering into physiatry, this episode is a must listen! Our Pocket Mentor host Barbara Kozminski, MD brings to you a session at Physiatry '19, the AAP's Annual Meeting, called "Success in the PM&R Match: Roundtables with Residency Directors". The residency program directors you will hear from are Monica Rho, MD (Northwestern University/ Shirley Ryab AbilityLab), Anne Felicia Ambrose, MD (Burke Rehabilitation Hospital), Joel Frontera, MD (McGovern Medical School at UTHealth) and Miguel Escalon, MD (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai). You will hear advice on choosing PM&R as your specialty, becoming a competitive applicant, away rotations, crafting a standout application, and more.

32mins

17 Jul 2019

Rank #19

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Career Opportunities in PM&R: Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship

Career Opportunities in PM&R: Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship by Physiatry News

11mins

9 Sep 2016

Rank #20