Registration now open for the Hocoma Academy Summer Session 2019
You’ll have the chance to visit hospitals that have successfully implemented advanced technologies in the USA. Throughout the session you will learn how to optimise therapy at your facility, network with experts and opinion leaders, get insights from Hocoma’s selected panel of speakers, and visit New York, Boston and Philadelphia.
Tuesday 18th June – Philadelphia
- Welcome cocktail at the hotel
Wednesday 19th June – Philadelphia
- Welcome address
- Expert talks from Alberto Esquenazi
- Visit reference centre: MossRehab, Einstein Medical Centre Elkins Park
- Transfer to New York City
Thursday 20th June – New York City
- Two expert talks (speakers to be confirmed)
- Visit reference centres at the Kessler Institute and Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Health
- Networking drinks
Friday 21st June – Boston
- Morning: Travel to Boston
- Expert talks: Paolo Bonato
- Visit reference centre: Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
- Gala dinner
Prof. Dr. Med Alberto Esquenazi – Chairman of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of Moss Rehab (Philadelphia)
Dr Paolo Bonato – Director of the Motion Analysis Laboratory at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital (Boston). Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
More speakers will be announced in due course.
US Clinical Partners
Hocoma has selected four of their most successful US clinical partners to give you the change to visit and learn from their best practises.
The largest medical rehabilitation provider in the Philadelphia region, MossRehab, offers a complete continuum of care for persons with traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, stroke and other neurological and musculoskeletal diagnoses through use of assistive technologies and specialised programs with several inpatient and outpatient locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
The Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital is a 132-bed rehabilitation teaching hospital located in Boston, Massachusetts. It is the official teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the main campus of the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network. A center of research and innovation, Spaulding is home to over 100 active research studies including Parkinson’s Disease, Cerebral Palsy and Traumatic Brain Injury.
Kessler is an American Institute leading the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation by delivering an exceptional patient experience through the integration of quality care, technology, education, research, and advocacy. Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation was founded in West Orange, NJ, more than 60 years ago and is located in three campuses in West Orange, Saddle Brook and Chester, New Jersey.
Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Health is the world’s first and among the largest university-affiliated academic centers devoted entirely to inpatient/outpatient care, research, and training in rehabilitation medicine for both adults and pediatric patients. The system is part of the NYU Langone Medical Center and operated under the auspices of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of the New York University School of Medicine.
Tickets cost CHF 2500 per person, including accommodation, lunches, social events and travel in between sites. If you are also attending RehabWeek Toronto 2019, Hocoma is pleased to offer you a 20% discount on the Summer Session 2019 price. Mention that you are a RehabWeek attendee when registering for the Summer Session, and send Hocoma a copy of the RehabWeek registration confirmation.
The Summer Session has a limited number of spaces so make sure you register as soon as possible. Please do not book flights or other arrangements until you receive a written confirmation and invoice on 4th April 2019.