Donate   |   Member Portal   |   Sign In   |   Join
Search AAP
Welcome to Physiatry '18

Welcome to Physiatry '18, the 2018 AAP Annual Meeting and gathering place for the academic physiatry community to connect, collaborate, innovate, inspire, share, and learn together. 


Submit an Abstract

View the AAP 2017 Video

Itinerary Planner (Coming Sept 2017)

Hotel Reservations (Coming Soon)

Preliminary Program (Coming Soon)



Why attend?

The AAP Experience: Physiatry '18 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.


Itinerary Planner

Explore the full #Physiatry18 schedule!

The Physiatry '18 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 Physiatry '18 Itinerary Planner will be available in September 2017.



A Family Friendly Destination with Countless Attractions

In Atlanta, fine dining, shopping, and rich history combine with inspiration-inducing attractions to create a city with Southern charm and world-class sophistication. It's easy to see why Atlanta is one of the most popular destinations in the Southeast to visit. Top attractions include Coca-Cola World, the Georgia Aquarium, the CNN Studio, and Big Wheel.

Atlanta is also one of the easiest US cities to travel to with many airlines scheduling direct flights daily. 





Discounted Rooms are Available for Phyisatry '18 Attendees

Discounted room rates are reserved for Physiatry '18 attendees at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. The hotel is right in the center of the Atlanta tourism district and is a short walk from the most popular Atlanta attractions and countless restaurants and bars. Complimentary wifi and access to the fitness center are included with all hotel reservations.  

Hotel reservation site coming soon. AAP Attendees must book their room prior to January 18, 2018 as rate and accommodations cannot be guaranteed after this date.



Abstracts will be until 11:59 pm (EST) August 15, 2017

This is your opportunity to present your work at Physiatry '18 in Atlanta, GA! Presenting your work at the AAP Annual Meeting places you at the heart of a community dedicated to mentorship, leadership, and discovery in academic physiatry. A dedicated session time will provide an opportunity to discuss your work and expand your network of colleagues, mentors, and researchers in PM&R.  





Reach over 1,200 attendees at Physiatry '18

Physiatry '18 Annual Meeting & Expo is the premier event for academic physiatrists, offering the opportunity to showcase your products and services, gain awareness and loyalty, and meet face-to-face with physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) professionals. Sponsorship, exhibitor, and advertising opportunities are all offered at Physiatry '18.





Your one-stop of justification materials for Physiatry '18

In order to be most effective in fulfilling our institutional missions and better serve our patients, we need to be continuously learning and developing our skills as physiatrists and academic leaders. It can be difficult to find the time and money to invest in professional development. Use this toolkit to justify the expense to your institution, whether it comes in the form of paid time off or financial support for your attendance




Requesting an Official 'Invitation' Letter for Visa Applications

International attendees may need a letter of “invitation” in order to obtain a visa to visit the United States. We strongly advise to start the visa application process as early as possible.

Kindly note: The event organizers (AAP) will not be able to contact or intervene with Embassy or Consulate offices on your behalf.



AAP's Mission

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

Contact Us

Association of Academic Physiatrists
10461 Mill Run Circle, Suite 730
Owings Mills, MD 21117
P. 410.654.1000 F. 410.654.1001

Membership Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal