Industry Relations Council (IRC)

About Us


AAPM&R is dedicated to building collaborative relationships with industry to reach goals of mutual concern, including improved patient care. In order to achieve this goal, the Academy offers the Industry Relations Council (IRC). The IRC provides a useful framework for the Academy and industry to expand dialogue on emerging issues of shared concern.

Participation at 4 levels:

  • Tier 1, $75,000
  • Tier 2, $52,500
  • Tier 3, $27,500
  • Tier 4, $15,000

Industry Relations Council participation benefits include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Popular in-person meeting with members of AAPM&R board and staff at AAPM&R Headquarters, July 19
  • Annual breakfast with AAPM&R leadership at the Annual Assembly
  • AAPM&R publication subscriptions
  • Complimentary and discounted advertising opportunities
  • Recognition on the AAPM&R website and at the Annual Assembly

For more information, contact:

Sharon Popielewski
Associate Executive Director, Business and Resource Development
(847) 737-6048

Value of Participation

Tier 1


Tier 2


Tier 3


Tier 4


Number of full conference registrations at the Annual Assembly

 2  N/A  N/A  N/A

Number of complimentary exhibit hall badges at Annual Assembly

 5  N/A  N/A  N/A

Ability to host a social event included in AAPM&R Annual Assembly agenda on Wednesday or Saturday evening 

  ✓  ✓  N/A N/A

Number of priority points earned

 5  3  2  1

Number of invitation(s) to full-day Annual IRC Meeting (July)

 4  3  2  1

Number of invitation(s) to the IRC Breakfast at the Annual Assembly

 4  3  2  1

Number of complimentary tickets to the PM&R Party at the Annual Assembly

 3  2  2  1

Number of subscriptions to PM&R, AAPM&R ‘s scientific journal

 4  3  2  1

Number of subscriptions to The Physiatrist, AAPM&R’s newsletter

 4  3  2  1

Access to 4 mailing list rentals (USPS).  AAPM&R must approve the mailing piece prior to use.

 ✓  ✓   ✓  N/A

Thank You, IRC Participants!

Tier 1


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Tier 4




Updated July 2024