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AAPM&R Membership After Residency

Introducing New Pathways to Valuable Opportunities

Advancing You

Upon graduation from PM&R residency, you have a lot on your plate. AAPM&R spoke with residents and early career physiatrists to understand the challenges you face and the resources you need to successfully transition into practice.

As your primary medical society, AAPM&R’s mission is to lead the advancement of physiatry’s impact throughout health care. That starts with investing in the future of our specialty—you! AAPM&R is excited to offer 2 membership pathways to graduating PM&R residents—the Fellowship Pathway and the Practice Pathway.

Upon completion of the Practice Pathway, you will be eligible to earn a free Annual Assembly, as long as membership is maintained! The new membership pathways below will launch in July 2018.

Attn: PGY4 Residents

You will be the first class to follow a pathway! If you are going into a fellowship, let us know by spring 2018. 


Advancing Physiatry

Maintaining your membership beyond residency not only provides valuable connections and resources, it’s a way to give back to your specialty. Your continued support and engagement in the Academy helps AAPM&R ensure that:

  • Physiatrists are the essential medical experts in value-based evaluation, diagnosis, and management of neuromusculoskeletal and disabling conditions.
  • Physiatrists are indispensable leaders in directing rehabilitation and recovery, and in preventing injury and disease.
  • Physiatrists are vital in optimizing outcomes and function early and throughout the continuum of patient care.