Authors and Editors Apply Here

If you are a member of the Academy, apply to become an editor or author for PM&R Knowledge NOW® and assist in creating content for this resource. The Academy is always accepting applications and will pull from the pool of potential candidates to fill positions. Volunteering your time and expertise to PM&R Knowledge NOW® is a great way to get published and recognized among your peers as a participant in this ground-breaking initiative!

Apply to be an Editor

Members may apply to be an editor for one of the 6 editorial boards that represent each of the 6 practice areas (Medical Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation, etc). Editor terms are 2 years but applications are always accepted in the event of editorial board expansion, unexpected turnover, etc. Some editing and/or peer-reviewing experience is preferred. Editor positions are available to Fellow members of AAPM&R only.

Apply for an editor position here.

Apply to be an Author

Participate in the development of PM&R Knowledge NOW® by applying to be an author and develop a 1,700-word summary of a clinical topic.

Please click on the links below to see a list of available topics under each of the sections of the Table of Contents of PM&R Knowledge NOW®.

​Specific topics available for development or refresh are clearly marked. Please Note: Only Fellow members of AAPM&R may serve as an author of a topic.

Fill out an application here.

You may apply for 5 topics at a time, and we will only keep your most recent application on file. If you are not chosen to develop a topic you applied for, you may be assigned another, related topic. Editorial Board Leaders will review all applications and selected candidates will be notified by Academy staff via email.

For Residents: Residents may serve as a co-author only. The physician lead author applicant must identify any co-authors (residents or physicians) on the application. All co-authors will be recognized as a contributor to the published topic summary.

Best Article in Knowledge Now 2017

The Authors of the best PM&R NOW topics are selected to participate in a session at this year’s Annual Assembly in Denver, CO. Please Stop By!

Colorado Convention Center, Exhibit Hall D, Exhibit Hall Level
10/12/2017 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

This course will consist of brief 15 minute presentations by the authors of the best articles in Knowledge Now as selected by the Editorial Board.  There will be one article selected from each section of Knowledge Now: Essentials of PM&R, Central Nervous System, General Medical Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal, Pain and Neuromuscular, and Pediatric Rehabilitation.  Each presenter will give a 10 minute description of their topic, and answer questions for 5 minutes.

Apply to be an Editorial Board Leader

Members may apply to be an editorial board leader for one of the 6 editorial boards (Medical Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation, etc.). Editorial Board Leaders serve a 2-year term and are responsible for providing strategic leadership regarding his/her section of the Table of Contents, overseeing the PM&R Knowledge NOW® editorial process, managing the day-to-day tasks associated with the publication of online clinical content, and keeping fellow editors on task. There are currently no open positions.