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The Association Bylaws require that a prospective member be a physician qualified to practice medicine in the USA and Canada. Provision for a nonphysician to belong to the AAP is found in the affiliate member category. An academic physiatrist from a non-North American country can qualify as an international member. Associate, resident, affiliate, and international members enjoy all the benefits of membership except voting and holding office.

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Associate Members ($395.00)

 Associate members shall be eligible physicians who practice, or are interested in physical medicine and rehabilitation and who are a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties or Canadian equivalent or a Diplomate of an approved board of the American Osteopathic Association.  Associate members shall enjoy all privileges of membership except voting and holding office.

Diplomate Members ($395.00)

A physician qualified to practice medicine in the United States or Canada. He/she must have a primary certificate of PM&R or subspecialty certificate that falls under PM&R and be a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation or declared equally qualified by his/ her country’s specialty Examining Board (such as the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada). Diplomate members are eligible to hold office and vote.

Early Career Members ($240.00) 

An Early Career member is a physician in their first three years out of residency or fellowship training. The Early Career members must be a physician qualified to practice medicine in the United States or Canada. He/she must have a primary certificate of PM&R or subspecialty certificate that falls under PM&R or be board eligible for that certificate or declared equally qualified by his/her country specialty Examining Board (such as the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada). Early Career members are eligible to hold office and vote.

In-Training (Medical Students) ($65.00)

A Medical Student member is a student in a North American medical school or osteopathic school interested in physical medicine and rehabilitation.

In-Training (Resident or Fellow) ($97.00)

An In-Training member is a physician actively engaged in a Resident or Fellow training program leading to admissibility to the certifying examination of the ABPMR (or his/her country's equivalent examining board).  For International In-Training Resident or Fellow membership pricing, contact the AAP office at aap@physiatry.org.

Administrative/ Finance Directors ($225.00) 

The individual must be employed in an academic PM&R program and overseeing the business functions of the department or division. Administrative Director members shall enjoy all privileges of membership except voting and holding office. 

Program Coordinators ($150.00) 

The individual must be employed in an academic PM&R program and overseeing the coordination of a PM&R residency or fellowship program. Program Coordinators shall enjoy all privileges of membership except voting and holding office.

health professional/researcher($325.00)

A Health Professional/Researcher member is a nonphysician health care professional or research scientist with an academic appointment in a division or department of PM&R in a North American Medical School. They enjoy all the privileges of membership except voting and holding office.

International Members 

Level 1 ($250), Level 2($150), Level 3 ($110)

An International member is a physician legally qualified to practice medicine in his/her country of residence, with training and experience comparable to Diplomates of the ABPMR, or a healthcare provider working in rehabilitation. An International member may also be actively engaged in the practice of PM&R as well as in physiatric research and/or the training of physicians/students in the specialty of physiatry. International members enjoy all of the privileges of membership except voting and holding office.

Emeritus Members ($155.00)

Emeritus membership is for a physician permanently retired from the practice of medicine.

 

 

 

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