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Ton Van Den Bogert
08-03-2007, 03:17 AM
Below is an announcement from the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine


Ton van den Bogert, Biomch-L co-moderator


Workshop Modules, Small Group Mentorship and Poster Session

Access the 2007 Preliminary Program and register online at www.acrm.org

Early Career Development Course: Friday - Saturday afternoons (October 5 - 6,
This year’s Early Career Development course is a collaborative effort between
the ACRM Early Career Committee, the ACRM-ASNR Program Committee and Ralph
Nitkin, PhD, of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Scheduled modules
over the course of the conference will cover many important issues across
rehabilitation disciplines, including:
• Building a Research Career
• Mentors and collaborators
• Success stories from early-career researchers
• Developing a research plan
• Research support, grant writing, and peer-review
• Clinical trials
There is NO ADDITIONAL COST to participate in this course, but a full
conference registration is required. Many early career attendees will qualify
for the Student/Resident/Fellow rate of $120! Please remember to check off the
"Early Career" box on your registration form to secure a slot!

Small Group Mentorship Session:
Thurs., October 4, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Supported by the Shepherd Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Take advantage of one-to-one and small group conversations with experts in
rehabilitation. A great opportunity to discuss research topics, career
strategies, faculty negotiations, research resources, and balancing
professional and personal responsibilities.

Current faculty with expertise in neuropsychology research,
neurorehabilitation, neuroplasticity, psychosocial research, advocacy/public
policy, outcomes and
measurement, rehabilitation engineering, and assistive technologies – as well
as NIDRR and NIH include: James Malec, PhD, LP, Wayne Gordon, PhD, ABPP, Mary
Hibbard, PhD, ABPP Tessa Hart, PhD, Leo Cohen, PhD, Barbara Bregman, PhD, PT,
Trudy Mallinson, PhD, Mark Johnston, PhD, Ruth Brannon, MSPH, MA, Joe Hidler,
PhD, and Ralph Nitkin, PhD .

While there are no additional registration costs for mentorship sessions, you
must check off the appropriate spot on your conference registration form to
reserve a spot. Seating is limited, so register early.

Early Career Poster Session:
Thurs., October 4, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Abstracts are due by July 25, 2007. Limited number of poster spaces reserved
for participants in Career Development Course, based on scientific quality,
broad appeal, and timeliness. Submitted abstracts should include all
contributing authors and affiliations and no more then 200 words of text.
Previously presented work may be
submitted with appropriate acknowledgement, but work previously published in
manuscript form cannot be submitted. For submission details go to:

Conference Theme: Rehabilitation Research Without Borders
Conference Dates: October 3-7, 2007
Conference Location: Renaissance Washington DC Hotel
Conference Registration: Early Bird: September 4, 2007
Hotel Reservations: September 4, 2007
Call for Early Career Poster Abstracts: July 25, 2007
This year's sessions are in collaboration with the National Institutes of
Health (NIH) Early
Career Development Course.