MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital is Awarded the Spinal Cord Injury Model System
September 3, 2021
WASHINGTON - MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital was awarded the prestigious Spinal Cord Injury Model System (SCIMS) grant funded by the Administration for Community Living’s National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). Under the direction of Project Director, Suzanne Groah, MD, MSPH, the National Capital Spinal Cord Injury Model System at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital is one of 14 centers of excellence nationwide.
The SCIMS program is the largest network of designated research centers devoted to Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) in the world. This network creates opportunities for collaboration between SCI clinicians and researchers from across the U.S. The system of rehabilitation care developed through this program encompasses a continuum of services that include emergency medical services, acute care services, acute medical rehabilitation services, and post-acute services.
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