PM&R Resource Links

Career Support

The number of online resources related to PM&R continues to grow. This page links to Web sites containing useful and timely information.

Foundations, Associations, and Societies

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Government Resources

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Information for Medical Students

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Insurance Resource

  • Treloar & Heisel
    Treloar & Heisel are professional association insurance administrators, including Disability Income, Business Overhead Expense, Life Insurance, Long Term Care, Disability Buy/Sell and Automobile/Homeowners.

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Medical Libraries, Journals and Information

  • Find a Fellowship Program created by AAPM&R
    Now available to all members is a searchable database with all fellowship programs open to PM&R candidates. This directory is the largest of its kind and dedicated solely to PM&R fellowships.
  • Healio
    One of the Internet's largest medical indexing sites. Formerly Medical Matrix.

  • MedBioWorld
    Resource with links to more than 30 journals related to PM&R. 
  • StrokeNet
    NIH StrokeNet is dedicated to the promotion and support of clinical trials in medical rehabilitation research.
  • Visible Human Project
    The National Library of Medicine's complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the male and female human body.

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Online Searches

  • Medscape
    Offers physician members free access to the World Wide Web and the ability to search abstracts online in thousands of medical journals in National Library of Medicine databases, including MEDLINE®.

  • National Library of Medicine
    Free World Wide Web access to MEDLINE directly from the National Library of Medicine (NLM).

  • PaperChase
    A service that provides access to MEDLINE and other medical databases.

  • PubMed
    The U.S. National Library of Medicine's huge online medical database

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Rehabilitation Training Centers

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Practice Guidelines

  • AAPM&R Practice Guidelines Section
    A listing of practice guidelines with links to online resources.

  • AHRQ Guidelines
    Clinical practice guidelines from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (formerly the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research).

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Volunteer Opportunities 

Disaster and Emergency Volunteerism

  • Humanitarian Efforts in the Middle East
    AAPM&R is deeply saddened for the suffering of thousands of people affected by the escalating violence in the Middle East. Recognizing the urgent need for patient rehabilitation care, AAPM&R urges its members who are interested to reach out to the humanitarian organizations that are working tirelessly to provide relief and aid. View a partial list of organizations and humanitarian groups.

  • Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI)
    CIDI provides information and guidance in support of appropriate international disaster relief.

  • Heart to Heart International
    Heart to Heart International is a global humanitarian organization that works to improve health and to respond to the needs of disaster victims worldwide. They offer a wide range of volunteer opportunities both domestically and internationally, including short- and long-term volunteering and service adventures.

Non-disaster Volunteer Opportunities

  • International Medical Corps (IMC)
    IMC is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, IMC is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization.

  • Remote Area Medical (RAM) Volunteer Corps
    Clinical practice guidelines from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (formerly the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research).

  • Volunteers in Medicine (VIM)
    VIM's mission is to promote and guide the development of a national network of free clinics emphasizing the use of retired medical and lay volunteers to care for the "working uninsured" within a culture of caring so that everyone in a community has access to health care.

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Web Site Accessibility Information

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Resources for International Medical Graduates Interested in PM&R

Internationally trained physicians who wish to pursue a PM&R residency in the United States or Canada should find the links below of use in finding general information about programs, requirements, testing, visas, etc. These links are intended as a resource and do not answer specific questions regarding individual PM&R program requirements, or medical school affiliations. Answers for more specific questions should be directed to either your school, or the school to which you wish to apply. Learn more.

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