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You're invited to submit your research abstracts and case studies for the 2021 Annual Assembly, Reimagining Our Future Through Technology and Science, being held November 11-14 in Nashville, TN and online. Research abstracts and case studies are due March 8.

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Your Success is Our Specialty

Team Physiatry has a game plan for future success: The BOLD Vision for Physiatry Defined by YOU! For our patients, for our specialty, for YOUR future.

Renew Your 2021 AAPM&R Membership

AAPM&R is where physiatrists come together. Academy members receive access to this valuable PM&R community—10,000+ physiatrists to build your network, educational resources across all career stages, advocacy efforts to influence the future of the specialty and opportunities to advance your practice to position you for success. Continue your Academy membership in 2021 because this community is shaping the future of physiatry and we are stronger when we act together.

Annual Assembly

AAPM&R's Annual Assembly

November 11-14, 2021
Nashville, TN and Online

We need your expertise to make our 2021 Annual Assembly better than ever! Our Call for Session Proposals, Call for Community Session Proposals and Call for Research Abstracts are open.

New! Online Learning Portal

Access AAPM&R’s popular online educational resources, including case studies, instructional videos and more on a variety of clinical and practice topics.

Event Calendar and Webinars

Stay up-to-date on all Academy events and learning opportunities and view recordings of past webinars. 

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2020 Annual Report

Take a few minutes to view our 2020 Annual Report and learn about the Academy’s efforts over the past year as we worked to bring the PM&R community together. Plans for 2021 and beyond are also featured, along with new opportunities for you to engage with us.

Find the COVID-19 Support You Need Here

Guided by physiatrist volunteer leaders, we launched an informational web page about COVID-19 that has curated content intended to support you as a physiatrist, including information for you as a provider, for the public, as well as updates on AAPM&R event planning. The health, safety, and well-being of the AAPM&R community is our highest priority.


AAPM&R Online Education Subscription

Online Education Subscription

24/7 access to our online educational resources through the end of your annual membership cycle. Check out what's included below!


STEP Certificate Programs

AAPM&R’s highly-regarded STEP Certificate Programs are designed by physiatrists for physiatrists and teach and assess important physiatric skills using a progressive, competency- based curriculum.



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Annual Assembly
November 12-15


The 2020 Annual Assembly is virtual! Join us from November 12-15 as we meet online to share best practices and support each other as we navigate a “new normal."

Critical Conversation Series

Thursday, October 1 at 6 pm (CT)

You're invited to participate in a series of discussions on racial equity, access and inclusion in today’s world. Join us for our next conversation on October 1 for AAPM&R's Diversity and Inclusion Journey. We will review efforts that led to the creation of the D&I strategic plan, unveil our new Principles of Inclusion and Engagement and share new initiatives on the horizon.

Take the Next STEP in Your Ultrasound Education


AAPM&R's STEP Ultrasound Certificate Program is the premiere ultrasound training program—designed by physiatrists, for physiatrists. 

As the only formal, standardized training pathway available for honing and validating your ultrasound skill set, successful completion of the STEP Ultrasound Program will clearly demonstrate to your patients, fellow health care professionals, employers, and the medical facilities you work with that you are a competent professional, expertly trained in ultrasound. 

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