Education Calendar

Workshops and Courses

15th Annual Occupational Therapy Practice Issue Forum

Integrating Occupational into Every Practice 

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Dinner and networking at 5:30 p.m.
Program: 6-9 p.m.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Harvey Morse Auditorium
8700 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

$10 parking available at Cedars-Sinai lots 1, 2 and 4. Validation is no longer provided for this event.

Occupational Therapy Practice Issues Forum Registration Form (PDF)

RSVP by July 20 via email to lisa.hiestand@cshs.org

If you have questions, please call 310-423-0857.

Free for OTAC members; $20 for non-OTAC members, $25 for same-day registration

Fee payable by cash or check to Cedars-Sinai Department of PM&R. Space is limited.

This course is being evaluated for 3.0 contact hours. A certificate will be issued to participants at the end of the course. No partial credit is being offered for this course. Light dinner provided with registration.

 

Annual PM&R Conference: Focus on Neurodegenerative Diseases

Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017
7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Luxe Hotel

For more information, click CME Brochure (PDF) to view course details and registration form or  visit the conference's web page. You may also contact Cecille Alpasan at 310-423-5243 or alpasanm@cshs.org.


Post-Professional Programs/Residency Opportunities
 

We are accepting applications for the following residency programs.

 

Occupational Therapy Residency Program

Cedars-Sinai Acute Therapy Services offers an Occupational Therapy Residency Program in Physical Rehabilitation accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association. This yearlong postgraduate residency focuses on best practices and therapeutic intervention of occupational therapy in an acute therapy setting. This program prepares the resident for board certification in physical medicine.

For more information, please refer to our OT Residency flyer (PDF) or contact education coordinator Cecille Alpasan at alpasanm@cshs.org.

 

Physical Therapy Residency Programs

Orthopedic Residency

Since 2001, Cedars-Sinai Outpatient Rehabilitation Services has offered an Outpatient Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. This yearlong postgraduate residency focuses on improving the orthopedic evaluation, examination and treatment skills of physical therapists with the goal of improving outcomes for our patients. This program prepares the resident for board certification in orthopedics.

For more information, please refer to our PT Ortho Residency flyer (PDF) or contact Kathy Veling at katherine.veling@cshs.org.

Neurologic Residency

Our Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program, housed in the Outpatient Rehabilitation Services Neuro Clinic, has been accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties since 2015. This yearlong post-graduate residency focuses on developing skills in the evaluation and treatment of the neurologic population through structured mentoring along with didactics. This program prepares the resident for board certification in neurology.

For more information, please refer to our Neurologic Residency flyer (PDF) or contact program coordinator Jodi Hirata at jodi.hirata@cshs.org.

 

Neuropsychology

Since 2013, Cedars-Sinai Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation has offered postdoctoral fellowship programs within our neuropsychology services. This two-year residency focuses on providing candidates with clinical, didactic and academic training to produce competent clinical neuropsychologists.

For more information, please refer to our neuropsychology website or contract program coordinator Jeffrey Wertheimer, PhD, at wertheimerj@cshs.org

 

Student Program

Our clinical education program has active contracts with schools across the United States for physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology and neuropsychology. 

You can send a message to education coordinator Maria Cecilia Alpasan at alpasanm@cshs.org.

The Cedars-Sinai Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is an approval agency for the Physical Therapy Board of California, the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board (PDP Provider Number 363), the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the American Occupational Therapy Association and the American Psychology Association.