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Introducing the New AAPM&R Innovators & Influencers Honoree Program!

We want to feature the amazing work of our members in early- and mid-career and the impact they are having on the field of PM&R. The new Innovators and Influencers Honoree Program seeks to do just that!

Do you know someone who has accomplished something innovative or influential within PM&R or to support the PM&R patient population? Let’s recognize their contributions to the specialty!

We are now accepting nominations and self-nominations for AAPM&R members from PGY3 through 15 years in practice.

Nominations and self-nominations are due by November 30.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Must be a member of AAPM&R
    • PGY3 through 15 years post residency are eligible for the honor.
  • Accomplished something innovative or influential within the specialty of PM&R or to the PM&R patient population.
    • Examples include, but are not limited, to specialty or patient advocacy, volunteer organization leadership, national education, etc.
  • Nomination form to be completed by the nominee or on behalf of someone else.

Innovators & Influencers Honoree Timeline

September 2023

The call for Innovators & Influencers Honoree nominees is launched!

November 2023

The call for Innovators & Influencers Honoree nominees closes on November 30.

March 2024

The nominees are then notified of the results of their nomination by approximately March 1.

May 2024

Recognition of our 2024 Innovators & Influencers will begin in May!

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