Reviewing for the Boards

Career Support


AAPM&R has the following resources on the Online Learning Portal to assist residents with their American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR) Part 1 Board Certification Exam study preparations:

Certification Exam Prep Qbank
AAPM&R’s valuable study resource for physiatrists preparing for the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR) Certification Part I Examination is now available! This study tool features 870 questions covering the breadth of the exam and provides immediate feedback with explanation. Visit the Online Learning Portal to learn more. AAPM&R members save significantly!

Assess your clinical knowledge and practice answering questions.
 AAPM&R’s question-based activities on our Online Learning Portal provide comprehensive answers and commentary for a complete learning experience:

Dive into specific topics. Refresh your knowledge on the essentials of assessment, rehabilitation management and treatments for specific disorders with PM&R Knowledge NOW®—the dynamic online practicing curriculum for the specialty. Case studies will also help you review core PM&R topics in-depth.

* The Board Certification Exam Prep Qbank is not endorsed by ABPMR nor was ABPMR involved in the creation of these study tools.

If you are aware of other review courses or other forms of reviewing for the board examination (that are not listed above), please contact the AAPM&R national office at