Transform the focus of health care to value function.
AAPM&R serves its member physicians by advancing the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation, promoting excellence in physiatric practice, and advocating on public policy issues related to persons with disabling conditions.
To advance our members’ ability to serve patients.
History of AAPM&R
Your Academy is proud of all that we have accomplished since our founding in 1938. Our future is bright. We must understand the past so that our clinical practice continues to pose the important questions and our research finds solutions that benefit our patients.
Learn more about our history.
Read A Celebration of AAPM&R’s 75th Anniversary Publication.
View our 75th Anniversary Video—We Have a World to Care For:
Our Strategic Plan
Read about The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s goals for the next 3–5 years.