Medsurant Health, LLC. Announces First-Ever Memorial Scholarship For University Of Michigan School Of Kinesiology Students

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Medsurant Health, LLC., the leading provider of outsourced Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring (IONM) services to hospitals and surgeons, recently announced the first-ever Barry Hertzberg Memorial Scholarship for the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology.

In honor of his dedication to IONM and his unwavering support to his colleagues, the Barry Hertzberg Memorial Scholarship was created in 2016. It offers $2,500 to one student and is accessible over the next five years. It is a need-based scholarship for senior-level IONM students.

"It seemed fitting to partner with the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology as they have developed a specialized cutting-edge IONM educational program – the first and only accredited IONM program in the world," says Jordan Klear, CEO, Medsurant.

IONM program students will take 12 credits in neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuroanesthesia, and a surgical neuromonitoring lab, plus nine credits of clinical rotations over the course of a year.  On average, , students are eligible to take the Certification in Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring (CNIM) Exam to become credentialed neuromonitorists just a few months after graduating from the program.

"We're extremely grateful to the team at Medsurant for their generous gift to support student scholarships in the field of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring," says Joshua Mergos, IONM Program Director at University of Michigan School of Kinesiology.  "These gifts provide support to students, allowing them to focus more intently on their studies and clinical experiences, regardless of their economic circumstances.  We look forward to seeing these students' future accomplishments in the field of IONM, thanks to the support of industry partners like Medsurant."

Students can apply for the scholarship this Fall; deadline January 2018. For more information on scholarship criteria and where to apply, visit  www.kines.umich.edu/ionm

About Medsurant Health:

Medsurant Health is one of the leading national providers of outsourced Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring (IONM) services to hospitals and surgeons. Through continuing education, advanced practices and unsurpassed patient care, Medsurant works with surgeons to help mitigate any risk of surgical injury while also protecting patients and providing cost effective options to hospitals for any surgical procedure where neural structures are at risk. Through its commitment to quality and service and through its Joint Commission Accreditation, Medsurant provides the confidence needed for better outcomes. Medsurant is also proud to support the local communities in which they do business. Medsurant made the 2016 and 2017 Inc. 5000 list of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies and was also named a 2017 Top Workplace winner by Philly.com. Learn more: http://medsuranthealth.com

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