With the mission of IMPROVING LIVES of those with disabling conditions through interdisciplinary rehabilitation research, ACRM curates and disseminates world-class rehabilitation research:
ACRM is truly interdisciplinary — uniting all members of rehabilitation teams from around the world. ACRM holds the LARGEST interdisciplinary rehabilitation research conference in the world every Fall with nonstop content for chronic disabling conditions such as: Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Pain, Cancer, Neuroplasticity and more.
ACRM Long Term Strategic Vision
To be seen as the preeminent organization leading to the advancement of rehabilitation science through research aimed at improving the quality of life of people with disabilities.
- National & international organizations will seek ACRM’s advice and collaboration on rehabilitation clinical practice, science and policy
- Research on science based interdisciplinary rehabilitation will affect public policy
- The ACRM will have increased credibility with consumers, policy makers, payers and professionals
- The ACRM will be seen as the best forum for development and presentation of scientific research on medical rehabilitation and science-based practice
- All of those involved in clinical rehabilitation and rehabilitation research will want to become members of the ACRM
THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE: PROGRESS IN REHABILITATION RESEARCH
Every fall, ACRM holds the LARGEST interdisciplinary rehabilitation research conference in the world, Progress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR), with nonstop content for chronic disabling conditions such as: Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Pain, Cancer, the study of Neuroplasticity and many more focus areas.
The ACRM scientific journal, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (the ARCHIVES), is the most-cited journal in rehabilitation with more than 2.5 MILLION article downloads per year and rapidly increasing. Subscription to the journal is one of many benefits of ACRM membership.
Only ACRM brings together the whole rehab team for INTERDISCIPLINARY NETWORKING. Regardless of job title, ACRM welcomes all — doctors, nurses, assistants, administrators, public policy specialists, researchers and so many more numerous job titles — who all share deep passion about the research, the science, making a difference, advancing the field, and IMPROVING LIVES.
ACRM | American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine is an organization of rehabilitation professionals from around the world dedicated to serving people with disabling conditions by supporting research that promotes health, independence, productivity, and quality of life; and meets the needs of rehabilitation clinicians and people with disabilities.
With the mission of IMPROVING LIVES through interdisciplinary rehabilitation research, ACRM curates and disseminates world-class rehabilitation research — translated for clinical practice — IN PERSON, IN PRINT and ONLINE.
ACRM enhances current and future research and knowledge translation by assisting researchers in improving their investigations and dissemination of findings; educating providers to deliver best practices, and advocating for rehabilitation research funding.
ACRM is the membership community of choice for the top rehabilitation researchers in the world.
ACRM promotes the advancement of the field of rehabilitation while helping to amplify the work of its members.
ACRM serves a global community of researchers, clinicians, patients and their caregivers — by providing evidence-based rehabilitation interventions to people with disabling conditions, such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, neurodegenerative disease, pain, cancer, and more.