Event Calendar

Your Academy offers a variety of workshops and educational opportunities on PM&R-specific topics to help improve your practice and position you for success. Check out our current offerings and register for what interests you today!

AAPM&R understands there may be questions around upcoming courses in light of COVID-19. Several of our spring and summer courses have been RESCHEDULED. See below for more details.

Your Academy is monitoring the situation closely, including the CDC guidelines. At this time there are no national restrictions on travel. If guidelines and/or other circumstances should change, we will notify members as soon as possible. Visit our COVID-19 Member Support and Resource Center to learn more.

Upcoming Webinars

  • View our upcoming and past recorded AAPM&R COVID-19 webinars.
  • View the full webinar archive to watch previously-recorded webinars, including the Pediatric Rehabilitation Lecture Series.

Monthly Virtual Town Halls with the AAPM&R Board of Governors

We want to hear more about your experiences and challenges during the COVID-19 crisis. To give you an opportunity to connect with the AAPM&R Board of Governors, we are hosting monthly virtual town halls. Our Board will be listening to what you are experiencing so that we may better assist you in your practice. View recordings of past virtual town halls

Mark Your Calendar: Inpatient-Focused Virtual Town Hall on August 11

Join the Board of Governors on Tuesday, August 11 at 7 pm CT for our next virtual town hall, which will be inpatient-focused. As part of our discussion, we will touch on the latest updates regarding the FY 2021 CMS IRF Finalized Rule. Register now to save your spot.

We encourage you to submit your questions in advance that you would like the Board to answer. Please email with your question(s). Missed the previous virtual town halls? Listen to the recordings.

Private Practice Webinar on Achieving Financial Excellence

Wednesday, August 19 at 7 pm ET/6 pm CT

AAPM&R's Private Practice Work Group is proud to host a webinar on achieving financial excellence for independent solo and group practices. This webinar will focus on ways to evaluate your financial performance, think about ways to improve your profit, cash flow, value, and enable your entire team to engage in the process. Two case studies based on real physiatry-owned practices will be shared and discussed. The session will end with a Q&A. Register now.

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  • Mehul Desai, MD, MPH, FAAPMR – International Spine Pain and Performance Center
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The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Pediatric Rehabilitation Lecture Series

Stay current on clinical knowledge through our pediatric rehabilitation lecture webinar series:           

Social Model of Disability

Wednesday, August 12 at 12 pm ET/11 am CT

Melanie Rak, MD, FAAPMR from Akron Children’s Hospital will be presenting a formal didactic lecture on the social model of disability.

Critical Conversations on Equity, Access, and Inclusion in PM&R, Health Care, and Society

The AAPM&R Board of Governors invites you to participate in a series of thoughtful discussions on racial equity, access, and inclusion in today’s world.

Our first critical conversation in this series, Understanding the African American Physiatrist Experience, was held on Tuesday, July 14. The AAPM&R Board of Governors wanted to listen and understand how racial inequities have impacted African American members of our PM&R community through your professional journey. Members came together in a safe space to share experiences to increase the Academy Board’s understanding and future planning to provide ongoing support for our members and advance this critical need for the specialty.

Upcoming discussions in this series will examine topics including racial disparities in patient care highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Academy’s diversity and inclusion journey, and multicultural leadership in PM&R.

Keep an eye out for invitations to participate in these critical conversations soon. We are committed to creating space for these often-difficult discussions and learning from them. We are listening and continuing to work toward enhancing a welcoming environment for all members.

Learn more about the Academy's Diversity & Inclusion efforts, including our strategic goals and initiatives.

Workshops and Live Events   

AAPM&R Department Chairs Summit (open to PM&R Program Department Chairs only)

October 2-3, 2020

AAPM&R's 2020 Virtual Annual Assembly

November 12-15, 2020

Past and Future Annual Assembly Dates

Leadership Institute Business and Administration Program


April 23-25, 2021 and June 11-13, 2021
Evanston, IL

Navigating the Opioid Crisis: Perils, Pitfalls, and Practical Alternative Treatments

New dates TBD

STEP Spasticity Certificate Program

New dates TBD

Step One: Ultrasound Clinical Applications of the Extremities

New dates TBD

Next Step Interventional Ultrasound: Hands-On PM&R Applications Course


Navigating Early-Career Decisions for Success in Physiatry Practice Course


Mayo Clinic: 9th Annual Comprehensive Sports Medicine Update and Board Review 2020*


Update from Mayo Clinic:
"To best serve the needs of our patients, communities, faculty and learners, the Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is cancelling live courses and conferences through June 30, 2020. This includes the 9th Annual Comprehensive Sports Medicine Update and Board Review, June 17-20, 2020."

*This course is not offered by AAPM&R. Please contact Mayo Clinic with any questions.