Medical Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside

Medical Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside: “Defining Optimal Treatments for Low Back Pain: Challenges and Opportunities”



Date
March 20, 2014
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Speaker(s)
Gwendolyn Sowa, MD, PhD
Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Outcomes and Quality Care, Assistant Dean for Medical Student Research, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Co-Director - Ferguson Laboratory for Orthopaedic Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Location
West Wing Auditorium, UPMC Shadyside
Category
UPMC Shadyside, Department of Medicine
Contact
Justine Rubino
Certification Supervisor


412-647-8261
rubinoje@upmc.edu
Description

Health care costs for low back pain continue to rise, while outcomes have not improved. This lecture will focus on novel treatment strategies for low back pain as well as mechanisms for implementation of current best practices.