24 Feb 2022


2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


  • Janine Reid
    Janine Reid

    Dr. Janine Reid (she/her) is a Physiatrist with interests in general and neurologic rehab, outreach to rural and remote communities, electrodiagnostics (EMG and nerve conduction studies), ultrasound-guided spasticity and peripheral joint injection, and chronic pain. She works in Nanaimo, and does outreach on Vancouver Island. She grew up in Vancouver and did her undergraduate degree at SFU, medical school at UBC in the Northern Medical Program in Prince George, and Physiatry residency in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She is a cyclist commuter and enjoys many of the outdoor activities Nanaimo has to offer. She has research interests in rehabilitation outreach program delivery health economics and policy, and culturally appropriate rehabilitation care for Indigenous people in Canada.

  • Lindsey Woodrow
    Lindsey Woodrow

    Dr. Woodrow is an assistant clinical professor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Manitoba. She completed undergraduate and master’s degrees in kinesiology at the University of Manitoba, followed by medical school and residency training at McMaster University. She completed a fellowship in cancer rehabilitation medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2020. Dr. Woodrow’s areas of practice include musculoskeletal and pain medicine, electrodiagnostics and cancer rehabilitation medicine. She is developing a cancer rehabilitation medicine program in collaboration with CancerCare Manitoba. Her research interests include cancer prehabilitation and developing prognostic tools to assist in rehabilitation goal setting.

Vulnerability, Self-Compassion, and Ableism in Physiatry

At the end of the session, participants will be able to:
1. Define ableism, and the biomedical model of medicine. 2. Describe how ableism presents in medicine, including in physiatry. 3. Identify how they can change their clinical practice to become more anti-ableist and inclusive.
Host: Larry Robinson, President CAPM&R
Target audience: Physiatrists, Residents, Medical Students, any Physical Rehabilitation Professionals
CanMEDS Roles: Medical Expert, Health Advocate, Professional
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. You may claim a maximum of 1.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated). This program is an accredited self‐assessment program (section 3) as defined by the maintenance of certification program of the royal college of physicians & surgeons of Canada and approved by the Canadian association of physical medicine & rehabilitation. You may claim a maximum of 0.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated)
Declaration of conflict of interest: Janine Reid – Received Honorarium for speaking at journal club on peer-reviewed article from Abbvie. Board Member At-Large for First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg (not-for-profit)