Qualified physical therapists (PTs) have an opportunity to contribute to the development of an important work on the current state of musculoskeletal diseases in the US.
The US Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI) is seeking reviewers to assist in the revision of The Burden of Musculoskeletal Diseases in the United States (BMUS), a resource that describes the musculoskeletal landscape as reflected in data from the National Center for Health Statistics’ 2008 National Health Interview Survey.
USBJI is seeking reviewers for the following chapters of the BMUS:
APTA members interested in being a reviewer should contact Anita Bemis-Dougherty by August 31 and indicate which chapter(s) of BMUS they are interested in reviewing.
The USBJI advocates and promotes multidisciplinary, coordinated, and patient-centered care to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. APTA is a founding member of the organization.
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