October 28th, 2009

Mayo Clinic Physician Receives First PASSOR Legacy Award

By Kelley Luckstein

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) awarded Jay Smith, M.D. of Mayo Clinic's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation the Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation (PASSOR) Legacy Award and Lectureship. The award recognizes an individual who has advanced musculoskeletal physiatry through clinical care, education, service or research. Dr. Smith is the first to receive the PASSOR Legacy Award and Lectureship.

 

"Dr. Smith is highly innovative and highly knowledgeable, bringing new insights to patient care through is excellence in practice, teaching and research," says Kathryn Stolp, M.D., chair of Mayo Clinic's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

 

Reuters, 10/27/09

Tags: PASSOR Award, PM&R

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