Improve Patient Care By Supporting Research & Education
Adding your name to the ranks of over 1200 of the leading physicians and residents in PM&R declares your dedication to improved physiatric care through education and research. Your membership will allow important AAP programs and initiates to expand and thrive.
Help Future Physiatrists
AAP members are
instrumental in growing and mentoring the next generation of PM&R
physicians. Your membership supports
programs that develop the finest academic leaders who will grow and strengthen our specialty, such as the Program for Academic Leadership (PAL), the Rehabilitation Medicine Scientist Training Program (RMSTP), Medical Student PM&R Externships - RREMS and MSSCE - and AAP mentor programs.
Make the Right Connections for Lifelong Support & Mentorship
Joining AAP places you in a community of support, mentorship, and camaradie. The AAP Annual Meeting offers an intimate environment (approximately 700 attendees) to connect and learn with your colleagues across the country. Listservs, discussion forums, active councils, and mentor programs allow you to connect throughout the year.
Advance Your Career
exclusive access to unique experiences, invaluable programs designed to
leadership and academic success, career information, and resources
meet your needs and provide support as you strengthen your CME and
your career. Subscription to the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, a leading medical journal in
rehabilitation, and various other resources including Research Badges,
Podcasts, and year round CME opportunities.
Develop Your Leadership Skills
Participate as an active leader in a variety of national workshops, training series, and volunteer leadership positions that will develop your skills as you give back to your specialty. The AAP is currently seeking education session proposals for the 2015 AAP Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Volunteers for Committees, and Mentors for various AAP mentorship programs.