AAPM&R will provide consistent updates on our advocacy outreach efforts, the Multi-Disciplinary PASC Collaborative and other relevant information on our Long COVID initiative.
Dr. Whiteson Featured on Podcast Discussing Long COVID
On January 26, Jonathan Whiteson, MD, FAAPMR, Vice Chair of Clinical Operations and Medical Director of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Health, Rusk Rehabilitation, was featured on the Johns Hopkins' podcast, Public Health on Call, discussing Long COVID/PASC. He specifically talked about how physiatrists are well positioned to treat these patients, what AAPM&R is doing and what we're continuing to learn about treating patients with Long COVID symptoms. Listen in.
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AAPM&R Advocates for Federal Support of Long COVID Clinics
We recently began advocating for a federal grant program to support Long COVID multi-disciplinary clinics. We believe that this program would address priority needs for Long COVID clinics, including health equity and access to care, workforce capacity as well as data collection and information sharing. Learn more.