The 'Board Européen de Médecine Physique et Réadaptation' (European Board of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine) is a department of the (U.E.M.S.) 'Union Européenne des Médecines Spécialisées' (European Union of Specialised Medicine). This department represents specialists in the fields of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine from 31 countries (28 within the European Union , as well as Norway, Iceland and Switzerland) and whose objective is to act as an exchange platform and to enhance this specialist field.
It is especially active in the training, clinical practices, certification and accreditation domains. The CRR is labeled as an establishment recognized for its training facilities. This implies respecting a number of important criteria, for example :
- To be recognized as a training facility at a national level
- To be led by a specialised physician in the field of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
To regularly organise training course in the rehabilitation domain
To carry out research.
For Dr Gilles Rivier, Medical Director of the CRR, this European accreditation is « a recognition of the quality of our services at an international level, giving us a pole position in the field of rehabilitation, especially thanks to our multi-disciplinary servics without forgetting the CRR's post graduate training activity ».
Further information regarding the European Board on www.euro-prm.org (site in English).