PM&R Awareness Ambassadors

Members & Publications


Applications Now Being Accepted for the New PM&R Awareness Ambassadors Program!

This unique program recognizes AAPM&R members who have positioned PM&R through media interviews, presentations in their communities or systems and/or presentations to other specialties.

  • Are you speaking with reporters about PM&R?
  • Delivering presentations about the value of the specialty to external audiences, such as primary care, hospital administration, etc.?

We want to recognize you!

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Must be a member of AAPM&R.
  • If you spoke with a reporter, let us know which media outlet you spoke with and when.
  • Have you made a presentation in one of these qualifying places?
    • Large system, primary care, another specialty’s conference, medical student presentation, etc.
  • Did you utilize AAPM&R's template slide deck to share a consistent message?
  • Form to be completed by the applicant.
    • Within the form, please submit a copy of your presentation (if applicable).


  • Access to exclusive media training sessions led by an expert public relations agency (valued at $1,000+).
  • A digital certificate will be provided.
  • You will be promoted in our social media channels, at the Annual Assembly and in our annual membership brochure.
  • PM&R Awareness Ambassadors will also qualify to potentially be included in our AAPM&R Speakers Bureau. Members of our Speakers Bureau are PM&R champions who raise awareness of the specialty while utilizing a consistent message platform. They are called upon when we receive interview requests from national reporters who are interested in writing an article(s) on PM&R.

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