New Edition of Best-Selling PM&R Board Review Book (Fourth Edition)

JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute’s Chair, Vice President and Medical Director Updates Primary Resource for Board Exam


Sara Cuccurullo, M.D., vice president, medical director and chair at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, is deeply invested in residency education and has served as residency program director for more than 25 years.

As the Editor-in-Chief of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review, Dr. Cuccurullo was ideally suited to provide another comprehensive update to this incomparable resource to reflect current practice and core knowledge tested on the exam. The book, now in its fourth printing, is a must-have for board preparation and a trusted resource for day-to-day practice needs.

According to Doody’s Reviews: “This book does an excellent job and is currently the only known review book for physiatrists. The author has done it again, producing an excellent, concise resource that provides clinicians with an optimal solution for studying for the written board examination.”

Dr. Cuccurullo has served on the board of directors of the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) and as AAP’s co-chair of Women in Academic Medicine Task Force. Dr. Cuccurullo also is an active member of the Academic Physiatrists Educational Council and recipient of the AAP’s Outstanding Service award.

Dr. Cuccurullo recently was awarded the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) Distinguished Member Award, the ROI-NJ Influencers in Healthcare, and an Excellence in Research Writing award from the Association of Academic Physiatrists. Dr. Cuccurullo also was involved in the Graduate Medical Education Summit group, which is looking at revamping the residency educational curriculum for future PM&R residents.

She also has published and presented many scientific articles at the local, regional, national and international level.


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