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Specialty Leadership: Academy Board of Governors

The Academy Board of Governors leads our PM&R BOLD mission and vision. These dedicated leaders set the strategic direction for the Academy and its initiatives to transform the specialty and to position members for success.

Stuart M. Weinstein, MD, FAAPMRPresident

Stuart M. Weinstein, MD, FAAPMR

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Michelle S. Gittler, MD, FAAPMRPast President

Michelle S. Gittler, MD, FAAPMR

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Deborah A. Venesy, MD, FAAPMRPresident-Elect

Deborah A. Venesy, MD, FAAPMR

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Steven R. Flanagan, MD, FAAPMRVice President

Steven R. Flanagan, MD, FAAPMR

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Amy J. Houtrow, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAPMRSecretary

Amy J. Houtrow, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAPMR

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Scott R. Laker, MD, FAAPMRTreasurer

Scott R. Laker, MD, FAAPMR

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Members-at-Large

Lisa A. Merritt, MD, FAAPMRLisa A. Merritt, MD, FAAPMR

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Atul T Patel, MD, MHSA, FAAPMRAtul T. Patel, MD, MHSA, FAAPMR

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David W. Pruitt, MD, FAAPMRDavid W. Pruitt, MD, FAAPMR

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Kerrie M. Reed, MD, FAAPMRKerrie M. Reed, MD, FAAPMR

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Strategic Coordinating Committee Chairs

D.J. Kennedy, MD, FAAPMRInclusion and Engagement

D.J. Kennedy, MD, FAAPMR

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John C. Cianca, MD, FAAPMRMedical Education

John C. Cianca, MD, FAAPMR

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Thiru M. Annaswamy, MD, MA, FAAPMRQuality, Practice, Policy and Research

Thiru M. Annaswamy, MD, MA, FAAPMR

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Andre Panagos, MD, FAAPMRSpecialty Brand Expansion

Andre Panagos, MD, FAAPMR

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Ex-Officio Liaisons to Board of Governors

Janna L. Friedly, MD, FAAPMRPM&R Journal Editor-in-Chief

Janna L. Friedly, MD, FAAPMR

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Scott E. Klass, MD, MS, ATCPhysiatrist-in-Training Council

Scott E. Klass, MD, MS, ATC

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Thomas E. Stautzenbach, MA, MBA, CAE AAPM&R Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Thomas E. Stautzenbach, MA, MBA, CAE

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More from the Board of Governors

Virtual Town Halls

To give you an opportunity to connect with the AAPM&R Board of Governors, we are hosting virtual town halls. Take a look at our upcoming meetings and view recordings on past virtual town halls.

  • July 27, 2021 Members-In-Training Virtual Town Hall
    • During this Virtual Town Hall, the Board connected with Members-In-Training to discuss how they can engage with the specialty, what they could do to help move PM&R forward and more.
  • April 27, 2021 Virtual Town Hall
    • During this Virtual Town Hall, the Board discussed our priority intiatives, including our Long COVID Call to Action, and listened to member concerns, challenges and needs.
  • January 26, 2021 Virtual Town Hall
    • During this Virtual Town Hall, the Board discussed concerns and needs regarding member experiences with COVID-19 long-hauler patients.
  • May 12, 2020 Virtual Town Hall
    • During this inpatient-focused Virtual Town Hall, the Board provided an update on the Academy's response to the FY 2021 CMS IRF Proposed Rule
  • June 9 2020 Virtual Town Hall
    • During this outpatient-focused Virtual Town Hall, the Board shared updates on how to secure PPE, our guide to re-opening, and more.