Gregory Carter, MD, MS, chief
medical officer for St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute, has been recognized by
the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
(AANEM) for his decades-long commitment to education. The 2020 Earnest Johnson
Outstanding Educator Award in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation recognizes
people for their significant contributions related to neuromuscular and
electrodiagnostic medicine education.
Dr. Carter has been a member of
AANEM since 1992 and has presented over 20 various sessions at AANEM Annual
Meetings since 2001. He served as an examiner for the ABEM Certification exam,
on the AANEM Board from 2013-2016 and served on the Muscle and Nerve Editorial
Board as Senior Associate Editor. Dr. Carter was previously recognized by the
AANEM in 2012 with the Distinguished Researcher Award.
Additional examples of Dr.
Carter’s commitment to education include co-founding the Muscular Dystrophy
Association (MDA) and ALS Center at the University of Washington and the MDA
Regional Neuromuscular Disease Center at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia,
WA. More recently, Dr. Carter received the 2019 Outstanding Preceptor Award
from the University Of Washington School Of Medicine, MEDEX Northwest program.
He is widely published in the medical literature, and is the former editor in
chief of the publication Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North
America and senior associate editor for the medical journal Muscle and Nerve.
Dr. Carter will receive the award
at the annual AANEM meeting on Friday, October 9.
The American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic
Medicine (AANEM) is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to the
advancement of neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, and electrodiagnostic medicine.
To learn more about the AANEM and the Ernest Johnson Outstanding Educator Award
(PMR) visit AANEM.org.
About St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute
The region's largest,
free-standing Level I Trauma Rehabilitation hospital, St. Luke's provides
comprehensive medical rehabilitation services for people of all ages who have
experienced a stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, amputation or other
injury or illness requiring rehabilitative care. St. Luke's is accredited by
Joint Commission and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
International. Thousands of patients choose St. Luke's for inpatient
rehabilitation services at the main campus and outpatient therapy services at
nine locations throughout Spokane. For more information on St. Luke's visit:
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