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RUSK Insights on Rehabilitation Medicine

RUSK Insights on Rehabilitation Medicine is a top podcast featuring interviews with faculty and staff of RUSK Rehabilitation as well as leaders from other rehabilitation programs around the country. These podcasts are being offered by RUSK, one of the top rehabilitation centers in the world. Your host for these interviews is Dr. Tom Elwood. He will take you behind the scenes to look at what is transpiring in the exciting world of rehabilitation research and clinical services through the eyes of those involved in making dynamic breakthroughs in health care.
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Now displaying: October, 2017
Oct 25, 2017

Mary Fischer is a clinical specialist in acute care at NYU Langone Medical Center. She is a board-certified Geriatric clinical specialist with over 25 years of experience in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient, and home care therapy. Along with making presentations on geriatric topics at multiple Physical Therapy Conferences and the American Delirium Society Conference, in October 2016, Rusk Rehabilitation hosted a day-long event called: "Comprehensive Examination and Treatment of the Patient with Delirium: An Interprofessional and Evidence Based Approach" in which she was a content planner and faculty member. Some of her other important activities include serving as the principle investigator for a research project on fall risk assessment in acute care and being a member of the post-operative delirium prevention committee. She has a master’s degree in physical therapy from Columbia University and a doctorate from Stony Brook University. Prior Rusk podcast interviews that she participated in with Dr. Kristine Josef were posted on iTunes on May 18 and May 25, 2016. In Part 2, the discussion includes how delirium can be triggered in the intensive care setting by sleep deprivation/disturbance, non-pharmacological interventions to treat delirium, long-term consequences such as mental health problems, the role of falls in causing delirium, and future activities involving delirium in which she plans to engage.

Oct 18, 2017

Mary Fischer is a clinical specialist in acute care at NYU Langone Medical Center. She is a board-certified Geriatric clinical specialist with over 25 years of experience in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient, and home care therapy. Along with making presentations on geriatric topics at multiple Physical Therapy Conferences and the American Delirium Society Conference, in October 2016, Rusk Rehabilitation hosted a day-long event called: "Comprehensive Examination and Treatment of the Patient with Delirium: An Interprofessional and Evidence Based Approach" in which she was a content planner and faculty member. Some of her other important activities include serving as the principle investigator for a research project on fall risk assessment in acute care and being a member of the post-operative delirium prevention committee. She has a master’s degree in physical therapy from Columbia University and a doctorate from Stony Brook University. Prior Rusk podcast interviews that she participated in with Dr. Kristine Josef were posted on iTunes on May 18 and May 25, 2016. In Part 1, the discussion includes symptoms of delirium, length of delirium episodes, predisposing/precipitating risks for the onset of delirium, and how physical therapists are involved in recognizing and preventing delirium.

Oct 11, 2017

Dr. Jonathan Finnoff is the medical director of the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center and the Program Director for the Mayo Clinic Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship in Minneapolis, MN. His clinical interests are broad and include multiple sports medicine topics. He has published over 70 articles in peer reviewed journals, authored multiple book chapters, and co-edited the book, Sports Medicine: Study Guide and Review for Boards. He serves as a Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine. He has been a team physician for the United States Ski Team and also is a team physician for the Timberwolves NBA basketball team, and Lynx WNBA basketball team. A member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board of Governors and the Board of Directors for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, his medical degree is from the University of New England. He did his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Utah and completed a Sports Medicine fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Finnoff is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Oct 4, 2017

Dr. Jonathan Finnoff is the medical director of the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center and the Program Director for the Mayo Clinic Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship in Minneapolis, MN. His clinical interests are broad and include multiple sports medicine topics. He has published over 70 articles in peer reviewed journals, authored multiple book chapters, and co-edited the book, Sports Medicine: Study Guide and Review for Boards. He serves as a Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine. He has been a team physician for the United States Ski Team and also is a team physician for the Timberwolves NBA basketball team, and Lynx WNBA basketball team. A member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board of Governors and the Board of Directors for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, his medical degree is from the University of New England. He did his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Utah and completed a Sports Medicine fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Finnoff is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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