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Welcome to the 2017 AAP Annual Meeting, the gathering place for the academic physiatry community to connect, collaborate, innovate, inspire, share, and learn together. 


Why attend?

The AAP Experience

The AAP Annual Meeting is unique in its focus on fostering meaningful and long lasting relationships between trainees, educators, thought leaders, and other professionals in physiatry within an intimate and collaborative environment. 94% of past attendees would recommend the AAP Annual Meeting to their colleagues!

Network, Network, Network!

75% of attendees come back to the AAP Annual Meeting year after year to reconnect with colleagues, meet new mentors and friends, and come together with other leading minds in physiatry to share ideas, solve common issues, and celebrate accomplishments.

Education That Innovates

AAP Annual Meeting faculty are skilled trainers and deliver education that innovates and creatively challenges the way residents, physicians, and departments conduct research, diagnose and treat patients, and stay at the forefront of the specialty.

Industry Trends

AAP's Exhibit Hall gathers leading companies and organizations that are improving patient care in physiatry through innovative products, services, and education. AAP encourages engagement and collaboration with industry partners to achieve the common goal of improving the lives of physiatric patients.

50th Anniversary

2017 marks AAP's 50th Anniversary! Ernest Johnson, MD along with a group of physiatric leaders started the AAP in 1967 and what would become 50 years of improving research and education in physiatry. Join the celebration as AAP looks back on the past 50 years and forward to the next half-century!




Itinerary Planner

Explore the full #AAP2017 schedule now!

The 2017 AAP Annual Meeting Itinerary Planner makes it easy for you to prioritize your time at the meeting. Browse sessions and speaker profiles and select your favorites to design a schedule that best meets your individual interests and learning needs. You can even add personal meetings and export your schedule to your calendar.

The AAP 2017 Itinerary Planner is proudly supported by UTHealth.






Thursday - February 9, 2017

ACGME: Leveraging Resources to Support Physician Well-Being

Thomas Nasca, MD, MACP

Chief Executive Officer at Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and Chief Executive Officer of ACGME International, LLC, Dr. Nasca is a major figure in American medicine. He has brought visionary leadership and clarity of purpose to the council that oversees all residency programs, and has reoriented that process to align with the exciting new developments in medical education.


Friday - February 10, 2017

 Neural Bridging: Reconnecting Mind and Body

Chad Bouton

Vice President of Advanced Engineering and Technology at the Feinstein Institute of Medical Research, Chad Bouton’s work has been featured in high-profile new programs such as 60 Minutes and TEDx. He holds over 70 patents worldwide and was recognized by the US Congress in 2010 for his work in the medical device field and biomedical technology advancements.

 Saturday - February 11, 2017

If You Have a Body, You Are an Athlete: Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Sports

Cheri Blauwet, MD

A seven medal Paralympic athlete in the sport of wheelchair racing, Dr. Blauwet is acutely aware of the disparity in mobility accommodations and the stigma associated with disability. Dr. Blauwet promotes disability rights and empowerment to audiences across the globe and shares the value of physical activity and the cost society incurs when persons with disabilities cannot participate.






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Creating the future of academic physiatry through mentorship, leadership, and discovery.

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