Special Interest Groups

Join a Special Interest Group (SIG)

RIMS has established a number of Special Interest Groups (SIG).
Do you have a special interest in one of the following topics?

  • Bladder, Bowel & Sexuality
  • Communication and Swallowing
  • Mobility
  • Occupation
  • Patient Autonomy
  • Psychology and Neuropsychology

Have a look at our website for more information how to join one of our SIG’s.

Upcoming SIG’s

  • SIG’s will meet at the RIMS Annual Conference in Barcelona on Thursday 4 May 2017
  • The SIG Mobility in-between meeting is scheduled on 17-18 November 2017 in Overpelt (Belgium)

Change in SIG Leadership

The new chair of the SIG on Communication and Swallowing is Leonie Ruhaak from the Netherlands.
Lots of success, Leonie!

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On the picture: Members of the Executive Board and SIG Leadership.

Our Annual Conference: Shaping the Future of MS Rehabilitation

Upcoming deadline for Early Bird registration fee!

RIMS is delighted to invite you for its 22nd Annual Conference in Barcelona.

The conference takes place May 4-6, 2017, and will be organised in partnership with the MS Centre of Catalonia (Cemcat).

Early Bird deadline = 17 February 2017 (RIMS members have an extra discount).

Do not miss the opportunity and register online now!

RIMS annual conference 2017 in Barcelona

RIMS supports 2 young European MS professionals

These fellows will be refunded up to € 1000 each to visit other MS Centres!

Yonca Zenginler (Biruni University, İstanbul, Turkey) goes to the Centre Neurologique et de Réadaptation Fonctionnelle Fraiture in Belgium.

Mieke Sevenants (National MS Center Melsbroek, Belgium) goes to the Rehabilitation Centre Valens in Switzerland.

Congratulations and good luck to the both of you!

The fellowship is available to young European professionals, in order to facilitate their training in rehabilitation related to Multiple Sclerosis among RIMS member centres. The goal of the programme is to promote the multidisciplinary approach to rehabilitation in MS and to encourage the exchange of information and professional growth for those working in the field of MS.

The next application deadline for the fellowship exchange programme is 31 May 2017, 23:59.

Please contact secretariat@eurims.org with your application or when you have any questions regarding the fellowship programme.

Extended deadline for the RIMS Grant application

Apply now for a grant of €15 000!

The deadline for this RIMS Grant application is extended for two months, until 31 March 2017, 23:59!

Please send your application to secretariat@eurims.org

In the present call, one project will be granted € 15 000.

The programme aims to facilitate collaboration between RIMS members from different centers and countries in the domain of MS rehabilitation. Both projects regarding best practice (e.g., development of guidelines or educational programmes) and research are welcomed.

You can find all information (criteria, procedure and documents to apply) HERE.

Apply to Fellowship Exchange Programme OR the RIMS Grant Programme

RIMS Fellowship Exchange Programme (RFEP)

The next deadline for the fellowship exchange programme is approaching. Please send your application on December 1st 2016 at the latest to secretariat@eurims.org. In the current call, two fellows can be refunded up to € 1.000 each.

The fellowship is available to young European professionals, in order to facilitate their training in rehabilitation related to Multiple Sclerosis among RIMS member centres. The goal of the programme is to promote the multidisciplinary approach to rehabilitation in MS and to encourage the exchange of information and professional growth for those working in the field of MS. There are two dates for applications yearly (June and December).

You can find all information (criteria, procedure and documents to apply) HERE.

Please contact the RIMS administration desk (secretariat@eurims.org) when you have any questions regarding the fellowship programme.


RIMS Grant Programme (RFEP)

The deadline for the RIMS Grant Programme is approaching. Please send your application by Tuesday January 10th 2017 the latest to secretariat@eurims.org.

The program aims to facilitate collaboration between RIMS members from different centers and countries in the domain of MS rehabilitation. Only applications involving a minimum of three RIMS members from different institutions of three different countries will be considered.

In the present call, one project will be granted € 15,000.

You can find all information (criteria, procedure and documents to apply) HERE.

Please contact the RIMS administration desk (secretariat@eurims.org) when you have any questions regarding the fellowship programme.

 

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