Summer 2017 Conference

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UNC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UNC School of Medicine, UNC Healthcare, and North Carolina Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will be hosting the "Current Challenges in Rehabilitation Medicine" Conference on Friday, June 16 - Saturday, June 17 at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill, NC

The 2017 Current Challenges in Rehabilitation Medicine conference will focus on best practices for controlled substance prescribing on Day One and innovative treatment strategies for spinal cord injury (SCI) patients on Day Two. By bringing together leaders in the field of rehabilitation medicine, we hope to continue to close the provider knowledge gap and improve the quality of life for our patients. Topics of discussion will include opiods, patient advocacy, integrated care, neurogenic bladder, mobility and sexual health issues relating to the care of traumatic brain and SCI patients. 

Click here to view our formal brochure with the full agenda, learning objectives, and educational credit information.


Target Audiences:

  • (Day 1) Friday, June 16:  NCSPM&R Conference on Opioids, Advocacy, and Integrated Care
    • Target Audience:  Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers
  • (Day 2) Saturday, June 17:  UNC Spinal Cord Injury Conference on Neurogenic Bladder, Sexuality, and Functional Mobility
    • Target Audience:  Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, Therapists, Nurses, Residents, and Students
Pricing for Saturday, June 17th (Day 2) lecturesRegister by May 15Register after May 15
Other healthcare professionals $75 $100
Fellows, residents, medical students, and therapy students $25 $25

 Want to join us? Registration information:

 Please follow this link to register! 


Interested in exhibiting as a vendor at our event? 

Click here to view our exhibitor registration form. 


Thank you to those who have already signed up to exhibit at our event!

Silver Sponsor

 Restorative Therapies


Table Only Sponsor

Bridge II Sports





Medical Technologies of Georgia