The Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) is an intimate and influential professional society of today’s and tomorrow’s leaders in academic physiatry. We have over 2,100 members from 40 countries who are dedicated to mentorship, leadership and discovery. Connect with your peers and discover the next step in your career with the AAP's Communities!
Department Chairs & Division Chiefs
Our Chair Council brings together committed leaders in academic physiatry who are helping to move the AAP and the specialty forward!
The AAP's Residency & Fellowship Program Directors (RFPD) Council creates educational sessions, articles and camaraderie those of you facing the challenging task of running ACGME-accredited programs.
Medical Student Educators
Our Medical Student Educators Council is busy creating inclusive curriculums and environments, as well as educating and engaging medical students in innovative ways regarding rehabilitation, disability and advocacy.
Veterans Affairs Physiatrists
Our VA Council embraces the “I CARE” culture of core values: integrity, commitment, advocacy, respect and excellence. Find resources, connection and ways you can benefit from AAP membership.
Residents & Fellows
The AAP's Resident/ Fellow Council (RFC) is one of our most enthusiastic and forward-thinking communities. They publish a quarterly newsletter, are active on Twitter, create educational sessions and more.
Our Medical Student Council is proud to be among students like you who are pursuing a path to physiatry. Discover educational sessions, podcasts, summer externships, an active social media presence, and more.
Program Coordinators are a small but mighty force, coordinating academically-based PM&R programs across the country. Share best practices, connect in intimate educational sessions, get the latest updates on ACGME Common Program Requirement, and more.
Administrative Directors, Business Administrators, Business Managers or Directors, Finance Managers or Directors, Service Line Administrators, Operations Managers or Directors, Research Administrators, Managers or Directors - this community is made for you! We connect annually at the AAP Annual Meeting, and also share best practices through the AAP newsletter, listservs and more.