Education at #AAPMR21

Annual Assembly

Education takes center stage at the 2021 Annual Assembly - in Nashville and online - with even more opportunities for specialized learning, providing cutting-edge and evidence-based subject matter that is relevant to today's practicing physiatrist.

The educational program at the Assembly helps physiatrists grow and work together as a specialty and position themselves for future success. Check out the variety of learning opportunities available during #AAPMR21!

Plenary Speakers

No other PM&R conference brings together high-profile thought leaders who have made significant and enduring contributions in both their respective fields and throughout the world. During four exciting plenaries, our speakers will share their insights on how they’ve overcome adversity to leave a lasting impact.

  • Stuart M. Weinstein, MD, FAAPMR, AAPM&R President and Erik Antonsen, MD, PhD, FAAEM, FACEP
  • Ayanna Howard, PhD
  • Julie Silver, MD, FAAPMR
  • PhyzTalks Finalists

Clinical and Practice Symposia

We're offering 70+ educational sessions during our 2021 Assembly, which means there’s something for everyone, no matter your career level or clinical focus. You have the option to attend these sessions in Nashville or virtually, from anywhere!

All #AAPMR21 sessions will be recorded. Access to these sessions via the 2021 Annual Assembly Rewind, whether you register to join us in person or online, is included in your registration.

All sessions will be "tagged" by clinical and practice topics, embracing the diversity of the specialty while making the experience easier to navigate for the attendee. Sessions will be organized by these clinical and practice themes: 

  • Cancer Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Central Nervous System
  • Clinical Techniques
  • EMG/Neuromuscular
  • In-Training/Early-Career
  • Leadership and Career Development
  • Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine
  • New Technologies
  • Pain and Spine Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Population Health
  • Practice Management and Evolution
  • Rehabilitation Care Continuum
  • Spasticity
  • Ultrasound
  • Advancing PM&R BOLD

Research Hub

AAPM&R's Research Hub at the 2021 Annual Assembly is the place to discover the highest quality of PM&R research from recognized industry professionals, peers and experts. Located in the PM&R Pavilion, here you can attend “best of” poster presentations and browse through research posters. All research posters will have pre-recorded audio to accompany them.