The Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) is an organization of PM&R physicians who are dedicated to improving patient care by advancing the specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation through research, education, and advocacy. The AAP was founded in 1967 to serve as the national organization of physiatrists who are affiliated with medical schools. The AAP is a member organization of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). The Association currently serves 1,200 members including PM&R department chairs, program directors, residents and fellows, researchers, medical student educators, administrative directors, program coordinators, and others involved or interested in academic physiatry.
The AAP has an official journal, the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, holds an Annual Meeting, and is involved in a number of projects, programs and activities to support and enhance academic PM&R.
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