Career Resources and Tools

Career Support


As the primary medical society for the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), AAPM&R is proud to offer a variety of career and patient resources for Academy members, their patients and their families. Explore below to learn more about our latest offerings.

Conditions and Treatments

  • Physiatrists evaluate and treat patients with short- or long-term physical and/or cognitive impairments and disabilities that result from musculoskeletal conditions (neck or back pain, or sports or work injuries), neurological conditions (stroke, brain injury or spinal cord injury) or medical other conditions. Our goal is to decrease pain and enhance performance without surgery.
  • View a list of the most common PM&R-related conditions treated by physiatrists, including post-stroke pain and traumatic brain injury.
  • Cancer Rehabilitation Medicine is an exciting new clinical pathway for physiatry, offering rewarding work for physicians who practice in this area. Learn more in this series of FAQs.
  • Educate physicians, administrators, and patients about the different levels of care and the role of a physiatrist at each level, based on current Stroke Patient Care guidelines.

PM&R Compensation Survey Report

  • This is a 250+ page document, which highlights key learnings and comprehensive, de-identified data collected from physiatrists, including median salaries, salary by practice area, demographic and production statistics, and more. AAPM&R members receive free access.

Physician Wellness Resources

Explore all of AAPM&R's resources, tools, and solutions focused on the daily challenges of practicing medicine as well as barriers impacting the specialty as a whole.

Practice Preparedness Resources

The Academy offers resources for physiatrists to help improve their practice functionality. Learn more.  

Career Development Resources

The complimentary resources below were developed for residents and physiatrists in the first few years of practice:

PM&R Aspire

Explore our new career-exploration platform purpose-built to help PM&R professionals make better-informed career decisions. Learn more.

What is a Physiatrist?

Foundations, Associations and Societies

  • View a list of foundations, associations, and societies that patients of PM&R physicians may find of interest.


Personal/Business Insurance and Wealth Management 

  • Through Treloar and Heisel, Inc., Academy members can discuss insurance needs, both personal and business as well as wealth management strategies. Treloar and Heisel, Inc. is an agency that serves physicians. Download a flyer about the services they provide to physicians and contact them directly to explore more (