Saturday, November 18
12:15 - 1:15 pm (CT), Rivergate Room
During this formal annual Business Meeting, the Membership Report, the Nominating Committee Report and Bylaws recommendations are formally presented for Member vote. Attendees will hear a review of 2023 activities and get a preview of 2024 priorities and initiatives.
Only voting members of the Academy may vote, but all members are encouraged to attend.
Below are the bylaws, nominating slate and minutes that members will be voting on during the 2023 AAPM&R Business Meeting in New Orleans.
View the 2023 AAPM&R Business Meeting Agenda
Nominating Committee Report/Slate
The 2023 AAPM&R Nominating Committee reports the names of the Fellows who are recommended and nominated for election to your Board of Governors and Nominating Committee.
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (847) 737-6000.
Bylaws Amendment Recommendations
During the Business Meeting, fellows will be asked to vote on proposed amendments to the AAPM&R Bylaws:
Restructure the existing Quality, Practice, Policy and Research committee into two strategic coordinating committees – one for health policy, practice, and reimbursement advocacy focus, and the other for our quality and research goals – separating to give them each the opportunity to better flourish.
ARTICLE VI - BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Section B. Composition. The Board shall consist of (i) the Academy’s President, President-Elect, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Immediate Past-President and four Members-at-Large elected in accordance with Section C of this Article VI; (ii) the Chairpersons of the Academy’s Inclusion and Engagement Committee, Specialty Brand Expansion Committee, Medical Education Committee,
and Quality , Practice, Policy and Research Committee, each of whom shall serve as ex-officio Board members with voting rights; and (iii) the Executive Director of the Academy, the Editor-in-Chief of the Academy’s professional journal, and the chief elected officer of the Physiatrist in Training Council, each of whom shall serve as ex-officio Board members with no voting rights. No member may concurrently hold more than one of the Board seats with voting rights identified herein.
Section F. Vacancies. Vacancies occurring in the Board seats filled by the Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Members-at-Large and/or the Immediate Past-President shall be filled by the Board. A Board member appointed to fill a vacancy shall serve for the sooner of 1) the expiration of their predecessor’s term or until a successor has been elected. Vacancies occurring in the Board seats filled by the President and President-Elect shall be filled in accordance with Article VII, Section G of these Bylaws. Vacancies occurring in the Board seats filled by the Chairs of the Academy’s Inclusion and Engagement Committee, Specialty Brand Expansion Committee, Medical Education Committee,
and Quality , Practice, Policy and Research Committee shall be filled by the President. Vacancies occurring in the Board seats filled by the Executive Director, the Editor-in-Chief of the Academy’s professional journal, and the chief elected officer of the Physiatrist in Training Council shall be filled by the individuals who are hired or appointed into those positions in accordance with these Bylaws and the Academy’s policies and procedures as may be amended from time to time. The term served by an individual appointed to fill a vacancy shall not count toward any term limitations set forth in these Bylaws.
ARTICLE IX – COMMITTEES AND ADVISORY COMMITTEES
Section E. Standing Advisory Committees. The Academy shall have the following standing advisory committees:
6. Quality, Practice, Policy and Research Committee. The Quality
, Practice, Policy and Research Committee shall be appointed by the President as approved by the Board, and shall consist of a Chair and additional members as the President may deem appropriate. The terms of the committee members shall be in accordance with Academy policy. The committee shall plan and coordinate the Academy’s health policy, legislative, medical practice, research, clinical quality and related initiatives, and shall fulfill other related charges as assigned by the Board.
2022 Business Meeting Minutes
During the 2023 Business Meeting, Fellows will be asked to vote to approve the Minutes from the 2022 AAPM&R Business Meeting.