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ACRM 92nd Annual Conference // Dallas

 

Registration for the 2015 ACRM Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR) is now open with the lowest rates of the year. Register now and pay as little as $345!

 

ACRM 92nd Annual Conference Progress in Rehabilitation Research: Translation to Clinical Practice 25 – 30 OCTOBER 2015 DALLAS, TX, USAThere are lots of reasons to attend the ACRM conference as an Early Career professional:

  • Great educational content! Stay abreast of the latest and greatest evidence-based clinical research.
  • Discounts: Great discounts are available for early career members. JOIN ACRM and register EARLY for the BEST pricing.
  • Early Career Development Course (Pre-Conference Workshop): Register for an informative, hands-on course designed just for early career professionals! **More information here….
  • Free Early Career & First-Timers Orientation Reception: A fantastic opportunity to learn about exciting groups you could join within ACRM. Also a great chance to network with leaders in rehabilitation.
  • Networking and collaborative opportunities: Connect with, and establish collaborations with colleagues who share your research interests.
  • Boost your visibility: Become involved with the many ACRM interdisciplinary special interest groups and networking groups to build your CV and get recognition by leaders in field of rehabilitation.
  • Early Career awards and scholarships: Become an ACRM member and become eligible for early career awards and scholarships.
  • Build your professional service: ACRM has lots of great special interest and networking groups, where you can get involved with, and even lead, great projects. Moreover, many of these groups have positions on their executive committees just for an Early Career Representative.

 

Career Development Course Keynote Presentation

Kenneth J. Ottenbacher, PhD, OTR Making Science: Characteristics of Successful Scholars The goal of this presentation is to provide information to early career scholars that will be helpful to them in “making science” and developing their academic and professional careers. The lecture will include a combination of personal experiences and anecdotes along with information from...
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INTRODUCING THE NEW ECNG MENTORING TASK FORCE

The ACRM Early Career Networking Group is forming a new Mentoring Task Force. The mission of this task force is to facilitate the development of mentoring relationships among rehabilitation professionals at varying stages in their career development through research, educational, and clinical collaborative opportunities. Our goal is to foster mentoring opportunities within the clinical and...
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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, eblasts, ACRM newsletters and the website. This includes information on grant resources and grant writing, job interviewing tips, work/ life...
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QUESTIONS ABOUT EARLY CAREER DEVELOPMENT? SEND THEM OUR WAY!

The ECNG Communications Task Force is taking on a new project. The goal of this project is to develop a one-stop-resource that answers all of your important early career development questions in one place. In order to make this most relevant to our members, we would like our members to send us the questions that...
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THIS QUARTER’S CAREER DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

Grant Resources and Scientific Writing Grant writing workshop How to write a scientific paper New NIH Biosketch Easy CV tool Mentored Research Scientist Development Award Database of NIH-funded grants Videos on NIH Peer Review National Institute on Disability Independent Living, and Rehabilitation (NIDILRR, formerly NIDRR) Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers National Networks for Career Development...
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GETTING TO A CONFERENCE ON A SHOESTRING BUDGET

by Brend Swartz, PsyD Attending and participating in conferences is a great way to build your career. It offers you opportunities to: network with peers and leaders in your field, get involved in exciting projects by participating in the organization’s networking and special interest groups, identify possible collaborators, occasionally find mentors, and importantly, it gives...
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Navigating Collaboration

By Ekaterina Dobryakova, PhD; Ann Guernon, MS, CCC-SLP, CCRC, and Megan Mitchell, PhD   Collaboration in research is a cornerstone for successful discovery. Whether you are a seasoned scientist or just beginning your research career, collaboration is necessary to advance your body of work. But how do you go about establishing a collaboration and what...
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