Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Interest Group (PM-RIG)

Welcome to the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Interest Group Page! 
If you have any questions about this specialty or any other inquiries, please don't hesitate to contact one of the student leaders.

Our Mission

    The Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Interest Group is dedicated to providing education and exposure to the students of UA-COM Phoenix regarding the field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Our aim is to provide students with the information, opportunities and tools necessary to explore PM&R as a career in medicine by facilitating seminars, activities, talks and practical clinics on the various facets of Physical Medicine. Our goal is to inform, inspire and enhance medical student interest in PM&R and allow future doctors the chance to be exposed to this rapidly evolving specialty.

Club Leadership

Co-ChairsZana Alattar                           Co-Chairs: Chirag Kapadia                           Co-Chairs: Bhavesh Shukla                 

Faculty Advisor:
Dr. Denise Campagnolo

Club Activities 2016

We have some great events planned for the future to introduce everyone to the PM&R specialty. Please stay tuned for more details!

Spring 2016
A Day in the Shoes of a Physiatrist with Dr. Matthew Butters
This was a lunch talk with a clinician highlighting the nature of daily practice in PM&R as well as specific training and/or preparations needed to join the field.

Fall 2016
Current State of PM&R with Dr. Carolyn Kinney 
This was a lunch talk with Dr. Kinney, the incumbent executive director of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. In addition to giving a brief overview of PM&R as a specialty and going over some cases, she also discussed with us the current state and future direction of the specialty. 

Associated Websites

American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation