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.

 

RIMS Annual Conference - Deadline abstract submission and early bird registration approaching

 
RIMS is delighted to invite you to Barcelona for its 22nd Annual Conference. The conference takes place May 4-6, 2017, and will be organised in partnership with the MS Centre of Catalonia (Cemcat).

You can register and submit your abstract via the conference website: www.rims2017-barcelona.com.

The RIMS conference is the main European event for healthcare professionals, researchers and patient representatives to share their knowledge and experiences, and collaborate on topics related to rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis.

We look forward to welcoming rehabilitation physicians and neurologists, nurses and therapists (e.g. exercise physiologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, psychologists, neuropsychologists, social workers, speech and language therapists) and all professionals involved or interested in MS rehabilitation research and practice.

This year, the conference main theme is ‘Shaping the Future of MS Rehabilitation’, and covers four areas: Empowerment and Social Participation, Innovative Outcome Measures, Innovative Rehabilitation Approaches, and Employment.

The meeting will offer teaching courses, plenary sessions, round-tables, free communications, poster sessions, network events & exhibition space and industry sponsored symposia.

Do not miss the opportunity and register online now! Abstract submission closes on Friday 20 January 2017.

We look forward to meet you in Barcelona (#RIMS17BCN)!

  • Peter Feys, President RIMS
  • Xavier Montalban, Director Cemcat
  • Jaume Sastre-Garriga & Daphne Kos, Co-chairs Scientific Committee
  • Ulrik Dalgas, Vincent de Groot, Päivi Hämäläinen, Alessandra Solari, RIMS Annual Conference Organising and Scientific Committee

The perceptorship program, 6-7th October 2016, Valens (CH)

This is a preceptorship organized by Excemed.

The course is designed for neurologists, psychiatrists and leading therapists interested in learning about multi-disciplinary neurorehabilitation, practice and research, in MS. The main learning objectives are:

  • Illustrate the biological basis of neurorehabilitation
  • Describe the main metrics for the assessment of motor disability in MS
  • Plan personalized rehabilitation programmes


RIMS members are entitled to financial benefits as follows

Early registration fee (until Sunday July 3, 2016)
€ 320 with dinner – 270 € no dinner

Regular registration fee (from July 3 on)
€ 350 with dinner – 290 € no dinner

You are most welcome!

EXCEMED designed this preceptorship programme in partnership with Valens Klinik (Prof. dr. J. Kesselring). The course is endorsed by RIMS.

https://www.excemed.org/live-events/new-frontiers-ms-rehabilitation

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