In order to lead the advancement of physiatry's impact throughout health care, your Academy recently adopted a new vision statement
, which is also the specialty’s vision. The vision represents the input of thousands of physiatrists through the Visioning PM&R BOLD initiative. AAPM&R will ensure that:
The vision offers exciting new opportunities for YOU in the future of health care. To help move it forward, AAPM&R has enlisted the assistance of member physiatrists to develop envisioned futures for practice areas addressing this key question:
How will practices look different in the future when aligned with this vision?
We have started with 2 Practice Areas, based on input gathered through the Visioning PM&R BOLD initiative: Musculoskeletal Care
and Acute/Post-Acute Care
. Plus, we are actively working with physiatrists in pain medicine
, pediatric rehabilitation
, cancer rehabilitation medicine
, and medical homes/neighborhoods
to explore envisioned futures for these areas.