Strategic Plan

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Long-Range Goals

The following represents The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s goals for the next 3–5 years. These goals are outcome-oriented statements that represent what will constitute success for the Academy. The achievement of each goal will move the Academy towards the realization of its envisioned future.

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Goal A: Transforming the Specialty
Physiatry is an essential medical specialty integrated early and throughout the continuum of medical care for patients with neuromusculoskeletal and disabling conditions.  

Individual members are equipped for success throughout their career.
Members are actively engaged in ensuring the transformation of the specialty.

The Academy’s resources are optimized to achieve organizational success.


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