ECNG Newsletter FEB 2015

Call for Proposals: 2015 ACRM Annual Conference // Dallas

ACRM 92nd Annual ConferenceACRM is now accepting proposals to submit your latest research at the 2015 ACRM Annual Conference in Dallas. Choose to present a 4- or 8-hour preconference instructional course, a 75-minutes educational symposium (submission deadline extended through 23 February) or a scientific paper or poster (proposals due 2 March). Learn More

BONUS BENEFITS: All accepted oral and poster presentations of scientific papers will be published online, fully searchable and citable in the ACRM scientific journal, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Archives is the most cited journal in rehabilitation. Additionally, five outstanding posters will be recognized with ACRM poster awards.

WHEN / WHERE?

Preconference (Instructional Courses): SUNDAY – TUESDAY, 25 – 27 October 2015
Core Conference (NONSTOP Content in 7 focus areas): WEDNESDAY – FRIDAY, 28 – 30 October 2015
Hilton Anatole, Dallas, Texas USA

WHY SUBMIT?

  • BUILD your CV
  • Present your research to an INTERNATIONAL audience of peers
  • CONNECT with colleagues who share your research interests
  • Gain RECOGNITION as an expert in your topic of research and as an ACRM contributor
  • PUBLISH your work! All accepted oral and poster presentations of scientific papers will be published online in the ACRM scientific journal, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – fully searchable and citable. Archives is the most cited journal in rehabilitation.
  • Qualify for prestigious ACRM AWARDS for outstanding posters

HOW TO SUBMIT

  • Visit ACRM.org to review the Guidelines for Submissions
  • Submit proposals online via the Annual Conference System according to posted deadlines
  • Please Note: Late proposals are not accepted — no exceptions

ACRM MID-YEAR MEETING // EARLY CAREER SCHOLARSHIP

IMPORTANT: Early Career Mid-Year Meeting Scholarship Opportunities If you are an early career member of the BI-ISIG, you may be eligible to apply for a $200 scholarship to attend the ACRM Mid-Year Meeting. You must be within five (5) years of completion of training (terminal degree or postdoctoral fellowship, if applicable). Please contact Monique Pappadis...
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COGNITIVE REHABILITATION TRAINING COMES TO INDIANAPOLIS

Planning to attend the 2015 Mid-Year Meeting in Indianapolis? Come a day early and earn CME/CEU credit when you attend Cognitive Rehabilitation Training, 8 – 9 April at the IU Neuroscience Center. This two-day introductory workshop teaches evidence-based interventions for impairments of: Executive functions Memory Attention Hemispatial neglect Social communication Registration includes a print copy...
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Important Updates Regarding ECNG Communication

In response to member feedback suggesting a reduction was needed in the volume of email ACRM distributes, ACRM staff re-examined all communications procedures. It was noted that with the recent growth in networking groups, also came an increase in email. Our most involved members, those who participate in multiple ISIGs, networking groups, and task forces,...
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SEEKING 2015 CHAIR-ELECT FOR ECNG COMMUNICATIONS TASK FORCE

The ECNG Communications Task Force is co-chaired by Dawn Neumann and Matt Doiron. This task force gathers important announcements and information relevant to career development in the rehabilitation field and disseminates them through social media, ACRM newsletters, and the ACRM website. This includes information on: Grant resources and grant writing Job interviewing tips Work/ life...
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ECNG NEW SOCIAL PLANNING TASK FORCE

Join the Social Planning Task Force to help coordinate two key social events at the ACRM Annual Conference. Contact the chair, Dawn Neumann to get involved. Early Career New Members Reception The Early Career Networking Group hosts this popular event each year to introduce early career attendees and other new members to the ACRM Interdisciplinary...
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DON’T FORGET ABOUT OUR OTHER TASK FORCES!

All of the ECNG task forces welcome new members. Contact the chair to participate. Early Career Development Course Task Force This task force plans the full-day Early Career Development Course held each fall at the ACRM Annual Conference. Last year, the course focused on grantsmanship, with particular emphasis on career development and pilot /small project...
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CAREER DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

Postdoctoral Fellowship NIMH-supported postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh   Grants NIH Director's Early Independence Awards Announcement // Information NIH National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Research Career Transition Award for Nurturing Clinician-Investigators (K22) Grant-Related Podcasts  Scientific Writing   Mentor-Mentee Information Optimizing Mentor-Mentee Relationships in Academia Mentoring and Being Mentored...
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MEET SOME OF THE ECNG EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS!

CHARI HIRSHSON ECNG Secretary Chari Hirshson, Ph.D. is currently a senior clinical psychologist at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. Dr. Hirshson received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School Yeshiva University where she focused on neuropsychology, and then completed a two-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in...
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MEMBERSHIP SPOTLIGHT: LOOKING FOR ECNG MEMBERS

The purpose of doing spotlights on our members is twofold. First, we would just like to get to know you. Secondly, we anticipate that this will facilitate and foster valuable networking connections by getting to know our ACRM peers and what you do. If you are interested in participating, please send Dawn Neumann a write...
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HIGHLIGHTS FROM ACRM 91ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN TORONTO

The Early Career Networking Group (ECNG) had another successful annual conference in 2014. Thanks for all those who attended and we look forward to an exciting year as we work towards the goals and realization of the ideas which were discussed and are summarized here.   Early Career Development Course This year’s Early Career Development...
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