ASCIP “Many Minds…One Vision”
ASCIP membership provides medical professionals advanced learning opportunities and professional networking that enhances your professional interests, as well as those of your patients and their families. ASCIP is a not for profit incorporated association comprised of 4 professional sections: American Paraplegia Society (APS), Association of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses (ASCIN), Psychologists, Social Workers & Counselors (PSWC) and Therapy Leadership Council (TLC).
Mission Statement – To optimize the health and wellness of individuals with SCI/D through advanced interdisciplinary education, professional development and scientific research.
“One Vision on the Magnificent Mile!”
September 6-9, 2020
Abstract Submission Deadline: EXTENDED: January 28, 2020 Midnight, CST
- Living well after SCI – Resilience/appraisal, eating well/weight management/metabolic considerations, whole health, sports/recreation and adaptive athletics, accessing community care, sexual health
- Emerging Treatments – examples include implanted stimulators, stem cell utility, opioid alternatives, robotics
- Ethical Dilemmas at all stages of SCI
- Community based Healthcare/Therapy
One of the many strengths of the Academy is its multidisciplinary membership. As a urologist, the fusion of energy created by the various disciplines focusing on spinal cord injury is tremendous. I find the integrated scientific research possibilities, state-of-the-art annual meetings and networking opportunities invaluable.
Michael J. Kennelly, MD, FACS
Director at Charlotte Continence Center, McKay Department of Urology