Originally Posted by DigableCat
Makes you wonder what exactly were many of these PD's doing when the changes were being suggested...I figure, too busy making money to give a crap at the time.
By the time Dr. Smith presented the details that had been agreed to by the four RRC representatives at the Annual Assembly, it was a done deal. The fellowship directors in attendance seemed dumbfounded, as though they had not been kept in the loop.
Struck me as yet another example of the old guard not respecting pain/spine as a legitimate are of focus for physiatrists, and this was their way of limiting PM&R's participation in the field as much as possible. We didn't get blindsided, our leadership was aware of the ramifications, and intended the results to happen. While the current PASSOR leadership may be getting re-incorporated into the Academy's power structure, the founders of the organization have, on the whole, always been viewed and treated as outsiders.