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Reviewing for the Boards

AAPM&R has the following resources on the ® website to assist residents with their American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR) Part 1 Board Certification Exam study preparations:

New Certification Exam Prep Qbank Now Available!
AAPM&R’s valuable study resource for physiatrists preparing for the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR) Certification Part I Examination is now available! This study tool features 870 questions covering the breadth of the exam and provides immediate feedback with explanation. Visit the ® website ( to learn more. AAPM&R members save significantly!

Assess your clinical knowledge and practice answering questions.
 AAPM&R’s question-based activities on ®provide comprehensive answers and commentary for a complete learning experience:

Dive into specific topics.
 Refresh your knowledge on the essentials of assessment, rehabilitation management and treatments for specific disorders with PM&R Knowledge NOW®—the dynamic online practicing curriculum for the specialty. MOCǀ3 Online Review Courses* and case studies will also help you review core PM&R topics in-depth.

Physiatric Self-Directed Study Reference Binders.
 These binders are designed for residents in their self-directed study. Each binder contains Medical Education Supplements of PM&R, AAPM&R’s scientific journal, based on cross-cutting PM&R- specific topics. To view the list of study reference binders or individual supplement issues, click here.

* The Board Certification Exam Prep Qbank and MOC|3 Online Review Courses are not endorsed by ABPMR nor was ABPMR involved in the creation of these study tools.

If you are aware of other review courses or other forms of reviewing for the board examination (that are not listed above), please contact the AAPM&R national office at