Your In-Person Assembly Experience

Annual Assembly



We're back in the "Big Easy" and better than ever!

Nothing can replace the in-person event experience—the excitement of getting ready for a show, traveling to a destination city, attending educational sessions tailored to your needs—but the key aspect is seeing your peers face-to-face, coupled with great networking opportunities. We can't wait for you to join us in New Orleans, November 15-19, where we'll be Boldly Securing Your Future.



Participate in the best-of-the-best PM&R education, enjoy valuable networking experiences with your peers and discover top-notch physiatric research. You won’t want to miss all the excitement and activities in store as meet again in-person in New Orleans! Join your PM&R community for a week of learning, camaraderie and fun at physiatry's premier event.

Your in-person experience includes:

  • All in-person and virtual sessions—recorded and available to all registered attendees following the Assembly for one year, with the opportunity to earn more than 100+ CME. More live-streamed content for 2023!
  • STEP One Ultrasound Clinical Applications of the Extremities Course (available as a stand-alone course or as part of the complete STEP Ultrasound Certificate Program).
  • New! STEP Two Concussion and Mild TBI Course (November 14-15 for STEP Concussion Program participants only).
  • Welcome Reception and PM&R Party: On the Field of the Superdome!—Team Physiatry, get ready to take the field for three hours of food, fun and football under the Friday Night lights. (Additional fees apply).
  • The Learning Center (located in the PM&R Pavilion) is your destination for highly-interactive, hands-on demonstrations. Leading experts will give you exposure to new technologies available in different clinical areas. It's open throughout the Assembly and is included in your registration.
  • Hands-on Skills Labs offer a blend of didactic and hands-on learning. Choose from 10 interactive sessions, on topics covering adaptive sports medicine, orthobiologics, spasticity and interventional ultrasound applications. (Additional fees apply).
  • AAPM&R's Job & Fellowship Fair—The largest PM&R-specific career fair. Interact with representatives from 100+ institutions and practices across the country to learn about their open PM&R opportunities, connect with other job seekers and share advice and stories about what makes PM&R such a great specialty. (Wednesday, November 15 from 6:30-9 pm CT)
  • Reimagined PHiT Fest including the ever-popular Resident Trivia, Resident Town Hall and Happy Hour.
  • Interactive PM&R Pavilion featuring the Learning Center/Career Corner, Research Hub and Exhibit Hall—with new dedicated morning and lunchtime hours for even more learning.