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Annual Assembly

Network with Your PM&R Community

With so many options for networking, we've made it a little easier for you to connect with your peers. Just click on the sections below to learn more:

Receptions


Welcome Reception

11875A-1490Thursday, October 12
5:15 pm–7 pm

Connect with colleagues, meet new friends, and mingle with our industry partners during the opening night! Held in the PM&R Pavilion, the reception provides an ideal opportunity to socialize and preview this year’s array of PM&R products and services. Guests and children must be registered for admittance to this event.

Residents’ Reception

Friday, October 13           
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

This exclusive event gives residents the opportunity to network during a casual reception. Annual Assembly resident registration fees include admittance to this reception. Name badges must be worn to enter—residents only.

Sponsored in part by: treloarheisel

 

President’s Reception

Wynkoop Brewing BuildingFriday, October 13           
6:30 pm–9 pm

Wynkoop Brewing Company

We’re excited to host our President’s Reception at Wynkoop Brewing Company, Colorado’s first brewpub, located in downtown Denver. The vintage, late 1800s warehouse has been transformed into a charming turn-of-the-century Denver institution. Since its opening in the late 1980s, Wynkoop has been known for their innovative and unexpected beer styles. Wynkoop brews more than 40 different styles of craft beer, which include surprising ingredients such as Rocky Mountain Oysters! Challenge your peers to a friendly game of billiards or shuffleboard and enjoy New American pub grub in the brewery’s billiards parlor. Kick back, relax, and listen to live music with a freshly-brewed glass of custom AAPM&R beer! This memorable experience will top off your week in the Mile-High City. Wynkoop Brewing Company-large-027-Pool Hall-1500x1000-72dpi - Copy

AAPM&R is pleased to offer tickets at generously discounted prices:

  • Member—$40
  • Member Guest/Child—$40
  • Nonmember—$95
  • Nonmember Guest/Child—$40

Tickets to this event must be purchased separately from Annual Assembly registration fees. Purchase your ticket early, as there are a limited number of tickets available for this event. Badges must be worn at all times and tickets must be presented to enter the event. 

REGISTER EARLY—only a limited number of tickets are available!

Sponsored in part by: Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone

 


Denver brews more beer than any other city in the nation, with more than 200 different beers brewed daily!


 

Member Networking 


Attention First-Time Attendees!

Thursday, October 12
7:15 am-8 am

Please join us at the First-Time Attendee Orientation to meet other first-timers, learn how to maximize your time in Denver, and enjoy light refreshments. An invitation with complete details will be sent prior to the Assembly. Learn more tips for attending your first Assembly.

Member Council Gatherings

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Member Councils are the pathway to transforming your Academy membership into a more powerful resource in the areas of education, research, and advocacy. The Member Council Gatherings are designed to help YOU connect with your peers. Through your Member Councils, you can interact with other Academy members who share your clinical interests, provide input directly to Academy leadership on everything from educational content to legislation, and receive tailored resources relevant to your practice. You also receive a quarterly enewsletter developed by your peers by participating in the Councils that align with your clinical area.

Thursday, October 12—1 pm-2 pm

  • Central Nervous System Rehabilitation
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation/Developmental Disabilities

Friday, October 13—12:45 pm-1:45 pm

  • General and Medical Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine

Saturday, October 14—12:30 pm-1:30 pm

  • Pain Medicine/Neuromuscular Medicine

Community Network Lounge11875A-2155

Thursday, October 12-Saturday, October 14

Are you interested in bringing your social or clinically-specialized community group together at the Annual Assembly? Then take advantage of our Community Network Lounge! This dedicated space is the perfect place to hold an impromptu meeting or simply relax and enjoy the mountain views!

To host a more private gathering, contact info@aapmr.org to reserve space in the convention center. Rooms will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Be sure to contact the Academy in advance if you are interested in a private space.

State Society Meetings

Thursday, October 12

The following meetings have been planned as of May 1, 2017:

  • Ohio Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Tennessee Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Alumni Receptions

Saturday, October 14

Connect with your alma mater colleagues at the Annual Assembly! More than 20 alumni receptions are held each year, giving you a fun opportunity to see past friends and make new connections. The following receptions have been planned as of May 1, 2017:

  • MedStar NRH Alumni and Friends Reception 2017
  • Montefiore Medical Center Resident Alumni Reception
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia/Cornell 2017 Annual Assembly Alumni Reception
  • Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine/Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago/AbilityLab
  • Rusk Rehabilitation – NYU Langone Medical Center Alumni Reception
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Faculty, Resident and Alumni Reception
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital/Harvard Medical School Department of PM&R Reception
  • Stanford PM&R Residency Alum Reception
  • University of Michigan
  • UT Southwestern Alumni Reception
  • VA Greater Los Angeles/UCLA PM&R and Pain Medicine Fellowship Alumni Reception


Academy Events 

Connect with Academy leaders and colleagues during these business meetings.

AAPM&R Town Hall Meeting

11875A-2339Friday, October 13           
10 am–11:15 am

The Town Hall is a great way to make an in-person connection with AAPM&R leadership during the Annual Assembly. Members meet face-to-face with the AAPM&R Board of Governors, who set aside this time to answer your questions and hear your ideas and feedback.

AAPM&R Business Meeting

Saturday, October 14      
12:45 pm–1:45 pm

All AAPM&R fellows are invited and encouraged to attend the Annual Business Meeting to vote on nomination recommendations, approve the membership roster, consider bylaw amendment proposals, review 2017 activities, and preview 2018 Academy initiatives.

Resident Town Hall

11983A-1196Saturday, October 14           
4 pm-5 pm

All AAPM&R resident members are invited and encouraged to attend this annual event, moderated by the Resident Physician Council (RPC) Board. As the largest gathering of PM&R residents in the country, the Annual Assembly offers a unique opportunity for resident members to meet and share experiences.

Chief Residents’ Meeting

Saturday, October 14      
5 pm–6:30 pm

Are you curious to learn how other chief residents operate their PM&R residency programs? Do you need to create a network of peers to find new and innovative programs and solutions? Then this session is perfect for you! Hear chief residents share best practices, learn the “ins and outs” of PM&R residency operations, and participate in an interactive dialogue. This is great opportunity to build your network of lifelong colleagues.

*Subject to change.