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Welcome to the ACRM Call for Proposals Submission Site

Your Submissions Wanted

The 99th ACRM Annual Conference is coming back IN-PERSON in Chicago
CORE: 8 – 11 NOVEMBER 2022 // PRE-CON: 6 – 8 NOV

* * * The Call for Late-breaking Posters is still open. * * *

Submissions received after 7 October *are eligible* for publication in the ARCHIVES of PM&R and for recording in the Online Program (that will be accessible to attendees through February 2023), but these will not be eligible for in-person presenting in Chicago.


Late Breaking Scientific Posters:
7 OCTOBER: to present IN-PERSON in Chicago AND get published in the Archives of PM&R
31 OCTOBER: to be published in the Archives of PM&R

Instructional Courses: 1 June 2022 LIMITED CALL through 31 July 2022 for all content areas.

Symposia: 1 June 2022 LIMITED CALL through 31 July 2022 for the following content areas: Military & Veterans Affairs, Measurement, New Content Areas – Big Data, Burn Rehabilitation, Cardio Pulminary Rehabilitation, Caregiver Needs, Cultural Competence, Early Mobilization and Rehabilitation in the Intensive Care Unit, Ethics, Skin Management, Trauma, and Writing Grants & Getting Funded.

Scientific Posters and Papers: 9 February 2022 1 June 2022

LaunchPad: 13 May 2022 CLOSED. Check back next year for 2023 submissions!


Log in below with your username (email address) and previous submission system access key (password) provided during the 2021 Call for Proposals process. If you don’t remember your access key, please click the 'Lost your access key?'' button below to receive your access key via automated email.

If you created your profile prior to 2020, please select the 'Create a Profile' button below to create your new profile.


Instructional Course: The purpose of an instructional course is to provide Training/instruction in new knowledge/skills (attendees will develop new competencies that can be applied in practice or research). Instructional Courses may be proposed for 4-hour or 8-hour blocks.

Symposium: In-depth information communication/knowledge translation (course is intended primarily to impart information). Symposia are 75 minutes long.

Scientific Poster and Papers : A scientific paper is a moderated oral presentation of 17 minutes including questions and discussion. Posters are graphic presentations of a scientific paper. Submissions must include objectives, hypotheses, methodology, and results in the abstract. The abstracts of all accepted papers and posters are eligible to be published in the Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Launchpad: A Rehabilitation Technology Innovation Competition: An annual competition created to highlight innovative rehabilitation technologies developed by non-profit research and engineering labs and startup companies. Pitch your company or product to a panel of rehabilitation industry experts to receive market feedback and win prizes.

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The following information is required for each presenter named in the proposal you wish to submit.

  • Full Name
  • Primary Job Title and Affiliation
  • Professional Address
  • Email Address
  • Credentials/Degree
  • Highest Degree Earned
  • Biographical Sketch
  • CV
  • Presenter Agreements
  • Presenter/Author Disclosures

**Please note that if your proposal is accepted for the 2022 Annual Conference, each presenter will be required to register for the conference and pay the special ACRM presenter rate. Early Bird rates and a 20% off Presenter Discount apply.

If you have problems submitting your proposal or making the deadline, please contact Maegan Criscione at or +1.703.435.5335

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