Visioning PM&R Bold Physiatrists


Visioning PM&R Bold Events

Join PM&R Bold

As part of the Visioning PM&R Bold initiative, AAPVisioning EngagementM&R will be hosting several in-person events, focus groups and virtual town halls across the country, and we need your participation. We’re looking for member physiatrists who want to help shape the future of PM&R.

Choose the venue that’s right for you, and let your voice be heard. Be PM&R Bold!

Virtual Town Halls

Talk PM&R Bold with your peers as we envision the future of PM&R. These webinar-style town halls will be held throughout the summer and fall of 2016. Hosted by professional researchers and AAPM&R leadership, you’ll have a chance to share ideas, hear others challenges and provide actionable solutions. To participate, choose whichever topic focus resonates the most with you and sign up! This is an opportunity for your voice to be heard and to help us reimagine the specialty!  

View the schedule and register now. Check back often as we'll be adding more town hallsfocused on additional practice and clinical interests.


September 27 - Women in Physiatry

September 28 - Rural Physiatrists

October 4 - Private and Group PM&R Practices

October 5 - Physiatrists in Skilled Nursing Facilities or Long Term Acute Care

October 6 - In Patient Rehabilitation Facility Physiatrists 

October 11 - Veterans Affairs Physiatrists

October 12 - Physiatrists in Multi-Specialty Practices

Completed Virtual Town Halls:

Members: click the links to below and log in to PhyzForum for a recap of each event

July 28 - Residents

August 11Musculoskeletal Medicine Member Council

August 16Pain Medicine and Neuromuscular Medicine Member Council

August 17Academic Physiatrists

August 18Early Career Physiatrists (1-5 years post residency)

August 22General and Medical Rehabilitation Member Council

August 23Pediatric Rehabilitation and Developmental Disabilities Member Council

August 30 - Central Nervous System Rehabilitation Member Council - Stay tuned to PhyzForum for a recap. 

September 13 - Solo Private Practice - Stay tuned to PhyzForum for a recap.


In-Person Gatherings

Join PM&R Bold in cities across the U.S. as we envision the future of PM&R. Meet with fellow physiatrists in your area during community gatherings to network and discuss the specialty while enjoying drinks and appetizers in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. Don’t miss this unique opportunity—let your voice be heard and help us reimagine the specialty! 

Or join us for focus groups in your area or onsite at the Annual Assembly in New Orleans (October 20-23) to help define the future of PM&R.

September 21 - Philadelphia Community Gathering


September 22 - New York Community Gathering

October 19-22 - Opportunities onsite at the Annual Assembly in New Orleans

November 3 - Dallas Community Gathering

November 10 - Seattle Community Gathering

Completed Community Gatherings: 

September 8 - Chicago