AAPM&R travel allowance

AAPM&R travel allowance

PM&R Residency Program Manual
PM&R Resident AAPM&R Membership & Resident Travel Allowance Policies

PM&R Resident Academy Membership
The PM&R department sponsors and pays for the membership of all UVa PM&R residents in the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation during residency training.  Membership statements must be submitted by the resident to the department for processing.  Failure to submit membership statements for payment of dues, which results in the cancellation of the resident’s membership, will be reported to the Program Director.  The resident may be required to pay any reinstatement fees that are assessed by the Academy.

PM&R Resident Travel Allowance
All PM&R PGY2 residents are given an $800 travel allowance to attend the national Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Academy Meeting each year (AAPM&R).

  • Conference costs and a travel allowance may also be provided for travel to conferences depending on the availability of departmental funds and with approval from the Program Director/Chair to PGY3 and PGY4 residents who are first author of a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation presentation to be given at a national conference.
  • All travel must be pre-approved by the Residency Program Director.
  • Residents must request approval of a prospective travel allowance by completing the UVa Procurement Services Pre-approval of Proposed Travel Estimate Form, available at
    http://www.procurement.virginia.edu/main/forms/TravelWorkbookV2.xls
  • The resident must provide all original receipts for expenses to be reimbursed and must follow the University and State travel policies and guidelines at http://www.virginia.edu/~polproc/pol/vig1.html in order to receive reimbursement. The department will only reimburse the actual expenses as shown on the original receipts presented after travel.
  • Receipts should be submitted to the PM&R Fiscal Technician no later than 5 business days after travel.
  • The department will not reimburse any spouse or family travel expenses.
  • Residents are encouraged to contact the departmental Fiscal Technician, Residency Coordinator, and Business Manager, prior to travel to ensure compliance with guidelines.