Be part of the largest gathering of PM&R residents!
In training/early-career education and activities will take place throughout the Annual Assembly for a complete event experience.
Plus, we're celebrating 30 years of resident engagement in the Academy! Stay tuned to learn more about the activities!
NEW! Navigating Early-Career Decisions for Success in Physiatry Practice
Michele L. Arnold, MD, FAAPMR and Jeffrey S. Johns, MD, FAAPMR (Course Directors)
Wednesday, October 24
8 am-5 pm
Intended for physiatrists completing their training (PGY-3, PGY-4 and fellows) and physiatrists in the first 3 years post-training, the course is a roadmap to navigating the early years of establishing a successful physiatric career. The course will focus on building leadership skills in the workplace and within professional organizations, getting started with licensure and MOC®, practice improvement, and non-clinical career opportunities.
Take advantage of these networking opportunities, designed with you in mind:
- AAPM&R Job and Fellowship Fair (for all attendees)—Wednesday, October 24: 6:30 pm-9 pm
- Resident Quiz Bowl—Friday, October 26: 3:45 pm-5 pm
- In-Training Reception—Friday, October 26: 5 pm-6 pm
- President's Reception—Friday, October 26: 7 pm-11 pm
- In-Training Town Hall Meeting—Saturday, October 27: 4 pm-5 pm
- Chief Residents’ Meeting—Saturday, October 27: 5 pm-6:30 pm
Career Corner Booth #1001
Stop by the Career Corner booth in the PM&R Pavilion to learn more about the Academy’s career development resources and tools, as well as volunteer opportunities toenhance your CV and leadership skills. You will also be able to meet with representatives who will offer career advice.
"Excellent program and I strongly encourage others to attend."—2017 Attendee
Friday, October 26
701. Addressing Burnout in PM&R Trainees
10 am-11:15 am
Miguel X. Escalon, MD, MPH, FAAPMR (Session Director)
- 702. Acronym Soup: Acronyms That Will Impact Your Practice
2 pm-3:15 pm
Vishwa S. Raj, MD, FAAPMR and Gregory M. Worsowicz, MD, MBA, FAAPMR (Session Directors)
703. AAPM&R Resident Quiz Bowl
3:45 pm-5 pm
Rachael N. Brashears, DO, MBA (Moderator)
We’re bringing the fun to the Learning Center floor where PM&R residents from across the country can compete for bragging rights and test their physiatry knowledge. Stay tuned for details.
5 pm-6 pm
This exclusive event gives physiatrists in-training the opportunity to network in a casual, social setting. Resident registration fees include admittance to this reception (Name badges must be worn to enter—residents and associate fellows only).
Saturday, October 27
- 704. Unbiased Physiatric Finances: The Full Spectrum of Handling Finances During Practice
8 am-9:15 am
Matthew J. McLaughlin, MD, MS, FAAPMR (Session Director)
- 705. What Are You Looking For...Besides a Job?
10 am-11:15 am
Jim Daley, MD, FAAPMR (Session Director)
- In-Training Town Hall Meeting
4 pm–5 pm
All resident members are encouraged to attend this annual event, moderated by the Physiatrists in Training (PHiT) Council. Connect with other residents and share your unique PM&R experiences.
- Chief Residents’ Meeting
5 pm–6:30 pm
Hear chief residents share best practices, learn the “ins and outs” of PM&R residency operations, and participate in an interactive dialogue. This is another great opportunity to build your network of lifelong colleagues.
Sunday, October 28
- 706. Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
8:30 am-9:45 am
Julian Willoughby, MD, FAAPMR (Session Director)
*Faculty and content subject to change.