Annual Assembly 2016

Annual Assembly

Resident Program

11801A-2688Are you a PM&R resident looking for education and networking events tailored specifically for you? Don’t miss this year’s Annual Assembly! The Annual Assembly is the largest annual gathering of PM&R residents. Using a concise format, this program will provide job search and medical practice information to help guide resident physicians in securing a position and preparing for physiatric practice. 

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how to navigate the AAPM&R Job Fair to make contacts and find opportunities.
  • Map a strategy for selecting the best practice opportunity based on your skills and preferences.
  • Be aware of how the current health care environment may impact job opportunities in PM&R.
  • Resume building, job coaching, contractual negotiations, and other essential job preparation needs.
  • Utilize the AAPM&R Job Board to search for positions, post your resume, and use the job search capabilities.

NEW! AAPM&R Resident Quiz Bowl

Thursday, October 20 | 2 pm-5 pm

Rachel Welbel, MD (Session Director); Chris Garrison, MD

AAPM&R is proud to present the inaugural Resident Quiz Bowl. Join us for a fun-filled event where PM&R programs from across the nation can compete and test their PM&R knowledge. Will your residency program score a victory as the first champions?

Resident Networking Opportunities

Take advantage of these networking opportunities, designed with you in mind:

  • AAPM&R Job Fair (for all attendees) – Wednesday, October 19: 6:30 pm-9 pm
  • Resident Quiz Bowl – Thursday, October 20: 2 pm-5 pm
  • Resident Town Hall Meeting – Friday, October 21: 5 pm-6 pm
  • Residents’ Reception – Friday, October 21: 6 pm-7 pm
  • Chief Residents’ Meeting – Saturday, October 22: 4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Resident Program Schedule* 

Wednesday, October 19 

  • 701. You Are Here—Creating Your Path in the PM&R Specialty, Part 1 
    2 pm-3:15 pm
    Charlotte H. Smith, MD (Director)
  • 702. You Are Here—Creating Your Path in the PM&R Specialty, Part 2 
    3:30 pm-5 pm
    Charlotte H. Smith, MD (Director)
  • 703. You Get What You Negotiate—Contracting for PM&R Physicians
    5:15 pm-6:15 pm
    Kathy Sheets, Group Vice President; Presented by the Hospital Corporation of America

Thursday, October 20

  • 704. Training is Over, Now What? Practical Management Pearls for the Trainee in Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine 
    7:30 am-9 am
  • 705. Spinal Interventions for Residents 
    11:30 am-1 pm
  • AAPM&R Resident Quiz Bowl
    2 pm-5 pm

*Content is subject to change.