Board Certification of PRM Doctors by Equivalence

Chairperson: Rolf Frischknecht

Certificate by equivalence is opened to senior PRM doctors trained or specialised in UEMS members and observer countries under the following criteria:

  • 10 years of certified specialised PRM practice in their country,
  • to practise PRM within a multi-disciplinary rehabilitation team for at least 80% of his or her time during the last 10 years
  • published papers:
    • either 2 peer-reviewed papers published in PRM international journals (ie indexed in one of the main scientific databases: Pubmed/Medline, ISI-SCI, Excerpta Medica, see annex) within the previous 10 years,
    • or 5 peer-reviewed papers in PRM subject published at least in national peer-reviewed medical journals within the previous 10 years,
    • or 1 peer-reviewed paper published in PRM international journal (ie indexed in one of the main scientific databases: Pubmed/Medline, ISI-SCI, Excerpta Medica) within the previous 10 years, and at least 3 peer-reviewed papers in PRM subject published at least in national peer-reviewed medical journals within the previous 10 years.

 

The senior PRM specialist interested to become E. Board certified by equivalence, who fulfils the criteria:

  • Fills an application for Certification by Equivalence: DOWNLOAD - application form
  • A payment of 300 euro (reduced fee until end of June 2017: 200 euro) is sent to the Treasurer by credit transfer with the applicant’s name clearly written.
  • Submits a file with all necessary documents together with the copy of the bank proof in electronic form to the National Manager of his /her country, to the Chairperson of Certification by Equivalence and to the Treasurer.