Communities

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 members in 25 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!

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Program Directors

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.

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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.

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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.

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Medical Students

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.

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Program Coordinators

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.

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Department Administrators

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.

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