PMR Students

Uniformed Services University

Current Activities at USUHS

1. Musculoskeletal Sessions in Simulation Center

a. Low Back Pain Modules

b. Joint Injuries

c. Comprehensive History and Physicals

2. Medical Ethics Course

a. All sessions

3. Student/Wounded Warrior Elective Pilot Project with
    Dr. Adam Saperstein, Dept of Family Medicine

a. New elective developed to increase exposure of students to wounded warriors. The elective provides opportunities for 20 students to participate in sports/recreation and creative arts activities with injured service members, patients and families.

b. Students attend one session per month for

4. Graduate School of Nursing

a. Wounded Warrior Lecture

5. Preventive Medicine | Occupational & Environmental
    Medicine Residency

a. Musculoskeletal Didactic Curriculum

    i. Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Shoulder Pain, Knee Pain

    ii. Prevention and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Overuse Injuries

6. School of Neurosciences Orientation

a. Highlight clinical challenges for injured service members, particularly those with neurological insults.

7. State of the Science Symposia

a. Quarterly single day courses covering military relevent rehabilitative related topics. Offering up to 8 hours of CME/CEU. Partnership between USUHS, U. of Pittsburgh, Paralyzed Veterans of America, WRNMMC, Department of Veterans Affairs.

b. Musculoskeletal ultrasound course/workshop

8. Scholarly Writing/Dissimination

a. Currently serving as co-editor of Textbook of Military Medicine: "Reintegration of the Combat Casualty"

b. Three textbook chapters pending

c. Multiple manuscripts in process

d. Multiple presentations, including two International Presentations.