Annual Assembly 2018

Annual Assembly


You can register for the Annual Assembly:

  • Online. Click the button above to register now.
  • Via mail. Download a copy of the registration form and mail your completed form with payment by October 7 to the P.O. Box listed on the registration form.
  • Via fax. Registrations with credit card payments can be faxed until October 7 at 4 pm (CT) to (847) 563-4191. After this date/time, all registrations must be completed online or in-person at the Assembly.

The Value of Your Registration

Your Annual Assembly registration is MORE valuable than ever before.  We’ve amped up what’s included with your registration; check-out everything that you get below:

  • More complimentary content than ever before included in your registration—150+ sessions across 12 clinical areas, including access to all non-ticketed sessions and presentations.
  • Admission to the PM&R Pavilion, Job and Fellowship Fair, and Welcome Reception.
  • Entry into the new Learning Center (in the PM&R Pavilion) for hands-on demonstrations and live presentations.
  • “New and Improved” mobile app—stay tuned for download details.
  • Access to the Poster Hall to see the best peer-submitted research.
  • Non-stop networking with your PM&R peers.
  • Wireless Internet access to keep you connected.
  • All scheduled refreshment breaks.
  • Up to 27.25 hours of CME credits

Your registration fee does not include preconference courses, ticketed 3-hour skills labs or the President’s Reception at Wynkoop Brewery. Please see the registration fee information below.

Cancellation and Change Policy

All cancellations for the Annual Assembly and preconference courses must be submitted in writing via email to or via mail postmarked by August 30, 2017 to the address below. Cancellations received after August 30 or over the phone will not be accepted.

Attention: Customer Service, AA2017
9700 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 200
Rosemont, IL 60018

There is a $150 processing fee for all cancellations. All refund requests will be processed 7-14 days after notification is received.

If you have questions, or need to make changes to your registration, contact Member Services at (847) 737-6000. 

Preconference Courses

Early-Bird Deadline August 30
 After August 30
  Member Rate
 Nonmember Rate
Member Rate
 Nonmember Rate

Step One: Ultrasound Clinical Applications of the Extremeties
October 10-11, 2017 *2-day course

$1,150 $1,295 $1,250

Controversies in Imaging: Regenerative Medicine, Musculoskeletal, Neurological, and Cancer Rehabilitation
October 11, 2017

$650 $795  $750 $895
Optimizing Outcomes for Patients with Spasticity: Improving Assessment and Maximizing Intervention Options
October 11, 2017
$850 $995
Bold Leadership Strategies and Tools for Today's Health Care Environment
October 11, 2017
$650 $695  $750 $795 
The Physiatrist's Role in Cancer Recovery: Helping Patients with Cancer-Distinct Impairments
October 11, 2017
$495  $695  $595  $795 

Member Fees

Full Registration Early-Bird Deadline
August 30

August 30
AAPM&R $695 $795
Senior Member/Past President
Complimentary  Complimentary
Associate Fellow/Associate with Summer 2017 Graduation $295
Resident $295 $395
Medical Student (Full Registration) $125 $125
Medical Student (Medical Student Program Only—Saturday, October 14)  Complimentary Complimentary
Single Day Registration (Thursday, Friday or Saturday)
$450 $495

Nonmember Fees

Please note: Nonmembers will be asked to create an account, including a username and password, in order to register. Please click the orange "Register Now" button, then "Log in" button, and select "Create a new account".

Full Registration Early-Bird Deadline
August 30

August 30
Physician (Physiatrist; Physiatrist in Fellowship; Other Specialty) $995 $1,095
Resident (Includes Resident Town Hall and Residents' Reception. Nonmembers must have their director or department head complete, on letterhead, a statement advising resident status. The statement must be included with registration for processing.) $395 $495
Medical Student (Nonmembers must provide a copy of their transcript with registration) $150  $150
Non-Physician (Practice/Hospital Administrator; Office Staff; Advanced Practice Provider; Academic Researcher) $695  $795 
Industry Representative (Attendees employed by a for-profit entity that develops, produces, markets, or distributes drugs, devices, services or therapies used to diagnose, treat, monitor, manage and alleviate health conditions)
Single Day Registration (Thursday, Friday or Saturday)
$625 $695

Skills Labs—New in 2017

Skills labs are 3 hours each and are available to physicians only.  Early-Bird Deadline:
August 30
After August 30 
Member  $175  $250
Nonmember   $275  $350

Non-Attendee Guests

Non-Attendee Guest Registration (Co-workers, or those associated within the physiatry industry do not qualify for the Non-Attendee Guest registration category. These individuals must register in the appropriate professional or exhibitor category.)

Age 21+: $75
Child Registration

3 and under: Complimentary
Child age 4-20: $15


President's Reception
Wynkoop Brewery, Friday, October 13
Member $40
Member Non-Attendee Guest or Child
Nonmember $95 
Nonmember Non-Attendee Guest or Child $95 
Foundation for PM&R Rehab 5k Run/Walk & Roll Friday, October 13
  Early-Bird Deadline
August 30
August 30
 Member/Nonmember $25
 Resident $15 $25