Vanderbilt PM&R Grand Rounds

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) hosts monthly grand rounds representing a range of topics in the department’s subspecialties. Speakers include faculty from PM&R, the Vanderbilt community, and invited lecturers from academic institutions throughout the country. Presentations are designed for faculty, residents, fellows, researchers, and other healthcare professionals within PM&R and Vanderbilt.   

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


PM&R Grand Rounds are held monthly on the second Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:00 a.m. throughout the academic year. Currently, grand rounds are held virtually.


Thursday September 14, 2023

"Repetitive Head Impacts and Neurodegenerative Disease”

Daniel H. Daneshvar, M.D., Ph.D
Chief, Division of Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Director of Training, Rehabilitation Outcomes Center at Spaulding Rehab, Boston MA
Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School




Past PM&R Grand Rounds

VUMC faculty, residents, and staff can view past PM&R Grand Rounds from 2023 by going to: Vanderbilt PM&R Grand Rounds Archive.


Thursday, May 11, 2023

"Time to Step UP"

Joel M. Press, MD, Physiatrist-in-Chief, The Joel and Anne Ehrenkranz Chair in Physiatry
Hospital for Special Surgery, NY, NY


Thursday, June 8, 2023

"Applying Health Equity Frameworks in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy"

Molly Fuentes, M.D., M.S., Assistant Professor 
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Seattle Children's Hospital


Thursday July 13, 2023

"Ultrasound Guided Percutaneous Surgeries for Chronic Shoulder & Hip Pain"

Sayed Emal Wahezi, M.D., Professor of PM&R, Anesthesiology, and Orthopedic Surgery Program Director, Pain Medicine Fellowship, Montefiore Medical Center


Thursday August 10, 2023

"How to Develop and Implement a Free Rehab Clinic" 

William N. Niehaus, MD
Associate Program Director of CU Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program
Outpatient Medical Director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Anschutz Medical Campus
University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation