About the AAP
About the AAP

The Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) is an organization of PM&R professionals who are dedicated to improving patient care by advancing the specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation through research and education.

President’s Message

Thank you for being a member of our family. None of us individually is that smart or that able. My prayer is that you, too, would experience the mentorship that I’ve received through Dr. DeLisa and the many giants in our field through the AAP."

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Mission & Strategic Plan

The AAP's mission is to create the future of academic physiatry through mentorship, leadership and discovery.

Our strategic plan outlines goals and objectives in the areas of Research, Education, Membership, Advocacy, AJPM&R and Academic Development.

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Get to know the committed leaders in academic physiatry who are helping to move the AAP and the specialty forward!

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News Room

The AAP is a resource on important news in physiatry, advancing education and research, and other developing activities relevant to the association and the specialty.

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AAP Staff

Meet the small team that's behind the AAP.