Welcome & Brief Didactic Lecture

Wednesday, February 14
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM
Room: Hanover FG

This half day workshop will expose medical trainees to physiatric procedures in a predominantly hands-on fashion. Participants will rotate through four separate stations taught by PM&R faculty across the country. Each station will have a different focus: Electrodiagnostic (EMG) studies, ultrasonographic examination, fluoroscopic spine procedures, and spasticity management procedures.

Learning Objectives:

Samuel Chu

Assistant Professor
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab/Northwestern University


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Daniel Cushman

Assistant Professor
University of Utah

Dan Cushman, M.D., is an assistant professor in the division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Utah. Clinically, he specializes in the care of musculoskeletal injuries in both athletes & non-athletes, musculoskeletal ultrasound, electrodiagnostics, and endurance sports-specific injuries with a particular interest in runners, cyclists, swimmers, and triathletes. He serves as the head team physician for the University of Utah Track & Field and Cross-Country teams, as well as the University of Utah's Swimming and Diving teams. Dr. Cushman’s research interests include sports epidemiology, patient safety, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and myofascial treatments in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Chicago, IL at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, where he served as chief resident, then completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Utah. Outside of work, he is active in endurance sports with his wife and has 3 young children.


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