Dr. Julie Silver is an Associate Professor and the Associate Chair for Strategic Initiatives at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is on staff at Spaulding Rehabilitation hospital. She is recognized nationally and internationally as an innovator, academician, teacher, and an award-winning author who has published multiple books including two new books: the Essentials of PM&R which is here at the conference today at the Elsevier booth, and Before and After Cancer Treatment: Heal Faster, Better, Stronger (Johns Hopkins Press) which was just released and is for cancer survivors.
The Boston Globe recognized Dr. Silver’s important contributions to healthcare and society and awarded her the Top Innovator in Medicine. The Discovery Channel featured her work and the STAR Program in the show Innovations. She has been a guest on the Today Show, the CBS Early Show and Dr. Oz. Her work has been featured in hundreds of media outlets including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the London Times and NPR. Each year hundreds of healthcare professionals from all corners of the nation come to Boston to attend the continuing education courses that she directs at Harvard Medical School titled “Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare “ and “Writing, Publishing and Social Media for Healthcare Professionals”. Her courses are among the highest-rated at Harvard.