In recognition of the founding Chair of the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dr. James R. Swenson (November 18, 1933-October 11, 2014), pictured to the left, we have created a dedicated research symposium.

During the spring of 2017, the Division of PM&R will hold the Twelfth Annual James R. Swenson, MD, Scientific Symposium. The purpose of the symposium is to encourage the research mission of the division by highlighting recent research produced by division faculty and residents. The symposium also brings in external speakers on topics relevant to the division’s research activities.

We look forward to the opportunity to showcase the division’s research. We are also very thankful for the opportunity to honor Dr. Swenson in this way, and we hope that his family is pleased with us and with the further development of the division’s research program. The wonderful success for this symposium is due in large part to the work of Richard Kendall, DO, who has been the symposium organizer.

The University of Utah School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Registration is free and continuing medical education credit is available for attendance at the symposium.

The James R. Swenson, MD, Scientific Symposium Day is generously supported by the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation.

DISCLOSURE: Neither the speaker(s), planner(s), nor anyone in control of content for PM&R Twelfth Annual James R. Swenson Scientific Symposium have any financial relationship with commercial products or services discussed today, except Venu Akuthota who has received honorarium from Oakstone Publishing. 
AMA Credit: The University of Utah School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ACCREDITATION: The University of Utah School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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