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Wiley and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Announce Publishing Partnership

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 11:44 am EST
"PM&R is a perfect fit for Wiley given our depth in musculoskeletal science, diagnostic imaging, neurophysiology and electrodiagnosis"

Hoboken, N.J—February 6, 2019—John Wiley & Sons Inc. (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb) and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) are pleased to announce that AAPM&R has selected Wiley as its publishing partner for PM&R—The Journal of Injury, Function and Rehabilitation. The journal is now available on the Wiley Online Library platform. Their first issue with Wiley published on January 31, 2019.

PM&R is the official scientific journal of AAPM&R, who launched the peer-reviewed journal in 2009 specifically for the physical medicine and rehabilitation physician. The journal aims to advance education and impact the specialty through the timely delivery of clinically relevant and evidence-based research and review information. Topics include acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders and pain, neurologic conditions involving the central and peripheral nervous systems, rehabilitation of impairments associated with disabilities in adults and children, and neurophysiology and electrodiagnosis.

Founded in 1938, AAPM&R is the primary medical society for the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). Wiley is proud to partner with the AAPM&R to lead the advancement of physiatry’s impact throughout health care.

"PM&R is a perfect fit for Wiley given our depth in musculoskeletal science, diagnostic imaging, neurophysiology and electrodiagnosis," said Shawn Morton, Society Publishing Director at Wiley. "We feel well situated to safeguard and strengthen the journal as an essential manifestation of the AAPM&R mission to advance the impact of physiatry throughout health care."

Dr. Janna Friedly, the recently appointed Editor-in-Chief for the journal, stated, “PM&R is now entering its second decade of existence with impressive growth in number and quality of submissions, readership and recognition within the field. Our goals moving forward are to continue this upwards trajectory and to ensure that PM&R is not only the journal of choice for authors and readers within the field of Physiatry/Rehabilitation Medicine, but also well recognized across fields, nationally and internationally. Given the breadth of experience that Wiley has in publishing journals in related fields, we are excited to partner with them to take the journal to the next level.”

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About AAPM&R
AAPM&R is the national medical specialty organization representing more than 9,000 physicians who are specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). PM&R physicians, also known as physiatrists, treat a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. Physiatrists utilize cutting‐edge as well as time‐tested treatments to maximize function and quality of life. For more information, visit

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