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You’re invited to take part in a Rehabilitation Continuing Education Symposium sponsored by The McGuire Group. The event will provide PTs, PTAs, OTs, COTAs and therapy students with an opportunity to earn 6.6 PT credits and 5.5 OT credits.

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Registration Deadline Friday, September 15, 2017

7:30 – 8:00 am – Registration and continental breakfast
8:00 am – 2:30 pm – Program & Lunch
3:00 pm – 4:15 pm – Social Networking Event at The Warehouse

Michael’s Banquet Facility 4885 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg, NY 14075
General Admission $50
Therapy Students $25

How to Register:
CLICK HERE to download the registration brochure and mail it in with your payment OR pay & register via phone by calling Kathie Kazmierczak at the number listed below.

Payment Information:
Make checks payable to:
The McGuire Group
Mail to: Kathie Kazmierczak, 560 Delaware Avenue, Suite 400, Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone Payments: (716) 826-2010 ext. 1126

This event will feature four distinguished speakers:

Dr. Kory Reed, Excelsior Orthopedics
TOPIC: Shoulder injuries, diagnosis, treatment & post-op care

Dr. Reed holds a degree in Biomedical Engineering from Cornell University College of Engineering and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. His practice includes arthroscopic treatment and joint replacement/ reconstruction of the shoulder as well as all aspects of the hand.

Sridhar R. Rachala, MD UBMD Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
TOPIC: Joint infections & osteomyelitis, diagnosis and treatment

Dr. Rachala is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in lower extremity joint replacement and reconstruction. In addition to treating his patients, Dr. Rachala concurrently serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. There, he is on the cutting edge of orthopaedic research and trains the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons.  As Dr. Rachala puts it, “The main focus of my practice is the patient care, and improving outcomes by innovation while also educating future surgeons.” Dr. Rachala is seeing new patients at the UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine offices in Amherst and Orchard Park.

Dr. Susan Bennet, PT, DPT, EdD, NCS, MSCS, Bennett Rehabilitation Institute
TOPIC: The stroke patient, post-acute care and rehabilitation

Dr. Susan E. Bennett is a Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Science and department of Neurology at the University at Buffalo, and an associate in the UB Neurosurgery department. She holds a BS degree in physical therapy, Masters of Science in Health Science Education, Doctor of Education degree in Health Behavioral Science and Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.

Dr. Susan Graham, MD, Kaleida Health
TOPIC: Post-acute care of the cardiac pateint specifically CHF, MI and CABG

Susan Graham, MD is a practicing Cardiologist based at Buffalo General and Gates Vascular Institute. She cares for patients admitted to cardiology critical care, inpatient cardiology and inpatient consultation. She has administrative duties that focus on the care of the cardiac patients at Kaleida Health and helps lead the collaborative efforts of more than 50 cardiologists to improve the quality of patient care and patient outcomes.

Dr. Maurice Hourihane, MD, Dent Neurologic Institute
TOPIC: Parkinson’s and Neurodegenerative COnditions

Dr. Hourihane serves as an Attending Neurologist at DENT, where his focus is on seeing Stroke and Alzheimer’s patients. He has formal training from his native Ireland in internal medicine and neuropathology, and while at Massachusetts General Hospital he completed a neurology residency, where he served as chief resident.


The Symposium offers a wealth of information to serve rehabilitative patients and includes a continental breakfast, lunch, access to vendors, give-aways and opportunities to network.