The Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are members of the Society with a shared interest in advancing a specific area of knowledge, learning or technology where members communicate, meet and organise events in order to share knowledge and expertise within their particular field. Since its formation in 2015, the RMSANZ has established five SIGS.

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS

 DISASTER REHABILITATION

 

Established by RMSANZ Board Resolution in August, 2017. The purpose of the group is to support emergency disaster rehabilitation response and provide resources (human and technical) for optimizing the health, functioning and quality of life of persons who sustain injuries or impairments due to a large-scale disaster. The first meeting of members took place in Canberra, ACT in September 2017. More ......

 PRIVATE PRACTICE

 

Established by RMSANZ Board Resolution in January 2016. This group was formed by Rehabilitation Physicians working in the private sector with one of its major objective being to advocate for improved patient outcomes in the private health sector.  More ...... 

 PAIN

 

Established by RMSANZ Board Resolution in November 2016. The motivation for the creation of this group is to enable Society members to pursue their interests in pain management, musculoskeletal medicine, interventional techniques, orthopaedic rehabilitation and occupational rehabilitation. The group is intended to serve as an effective means of engaging in clinical meetings and to allow effective advocacy in the above areas of interest.purpose of the group is to . More ......

 NEUROREHABILITATION

Established by RMSANZ Board Resolution in July, 2017. The motivation for the creation of this group is to 

re-activate collegiate interest amongst medical practitioners working in neurorehabilitation related areas and to greater flexibility to organise educational meetings, CME events & workshops in this and related areas.  More ...... 

 PROSTHETICS & ORTHOTICS

Established by RMSANZ Board Resolution in February 2018. The motivation for the creation of this group is to enable Society members to pursue their interests in amputee rehabilitation, prosthetics and orthotics.  The group is intended to serve as an effective means of engaging in clinical meetings and to allow effective advocacy in the above areas of interest. More ......