Annual Assembly 2016

Annual Assembly

Why You Should Attend

NOLA RiversideAAPM&R’s 2016 Annual Assembly is the premier event for physiatrists around the world. Join us in New Orleans for 4 information-packed days of education, networking, research, and innovation—and help position you and your practice for future success in today’s changing health care landscape. 

Below are our top reasons why you should attend the Annual Assembly.  

It's All About Innovation

  • NEW for 2016! Interactive Arcade: REMS Playbook for Opioid Prescribing
    Receive free CME by walking through this interactive experience that will test your opioid prescribing knowledge through videos, mini presentations, posters and more.
  • NEW for 2016! Learning Lab: Ultrasound
    This activity will focus on ultrasound with mini-sessions, demonstrations, and hands-on learning stations that will teach you a variety of ways to use ultrasound and how to incorporate it into your practice.
  • Cancer Rehabilitation Medicine Summit: Integration into Practice
    he Academy is proud to announce this full-day event highlighting the unique opportunities for physiatrists in the cancer care continuum. This program is targeted to physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians who are interested in learning about opportunities to transform their practice.     
  • Bigger and Better than Ever! PM&R Pavilion: Beyond the Classroom
    The PM&R Pavilion takes education beyond the classroom and provides you with real-life applications of the latest resources, products, and services. All industry experts support the physiatric approach to medicine through their offerings. Use them as an education source for enhancing your work on behalf of your patients. 

Unique Learning Opportunities

Attendees will engage in all types of learning while onsite. From hands-on clinical workshops to live streaming sessions, the Assembly’s learning experience is tailored to your needs and study styles.

Clinical Content for Physiatrists

Find sessions and workshops focused on cutting-edge topics of interest across all specialties, including: Musculosketal and Sports Medicine, Neurological Rehabilitation, General Rehabilitation, and Pain and Spine.


Networking with Peers, Employers, and the Industry

The Annual Assembly brings together more than 2,000 physiatrists who are waiting to meet you! Mix and mingle at the Welcome Reception, connect with peers at Council Meetings, see the latest and greatest products and services in the PM&R Pavilion, and engage with potential employers at the Job Fair.

Visiting New Orleans

When visiting New Orleans, you can find something magical and unforgettable every day. Whether it's an opportunity to sample exceptional cuisine, to learn about rich cultural history or to listen to some great music—New Orleans has something for everyone! Spend a few extra days in NOLA, if you can.

View a customized map of New Orleans featuring the Morial Convention Center, your Academy's host hotels, and the National World War II Museum.​


Can’t stay for the entire conference—register​ for a single day pass—Thursday, Friday or Saturday (October 20, 21 or 22).