President’s Cabinet of ISPRM has decided to establish an inaugural international task force representing early-career physiatrists (up to 5 years after completion of training), PMR residents, fellows and medical students of the world. This is a great opportunity for individuals in their early stage of career and training to develop leadership skills and build strong foundation for their career development.

PURPOSE – To develop an international network of medical students, PMR residents, fellows and early-career specialists that are interested in promoting the mission and goals of ISPRM.

READ >> Operational guidelines – Youth Forum ISPRM

INAUGURAL MEETING of the Board Representatives of the International Task Force, the Country Ambassadors and the General Members is scheduled to be held during ISPRM 2019 conference:

Venue:  ROOM TO BE ANNOUNCED, Kobe, Japan

Date:    11th June 2019

Time:    9:00 – 10:00 AM

INVITATION FOR APPLICATIONS: ISPRM is now accepting applications for:

  1. Board Representatives for World Youth Forum of ISPRM – six open positions.
  2. Country Ambassadors – one representative from each country.
  3. General Members – unlimited numbers.

Some positions are already filled. ISPRM congratulates the three newly nominated Board Representatives of the task force:

Board Representatives: Chief Coordinator and Deputy Coordinators are nominated by ISPRM President. Other Board Representatives are recommended by the Chief Coordinator and approved by the President’s Cabinet (PC).

  1. Chief Coordinator – 1 (position filled)
  2. Deputy Coordinator – 2 (1 position vacant)
  3. General Secretary – 1 (position filled)
  4. Deputy Secretary – 2 (vacant)
  5. Board Member – 3 (vacant)
  6. Immediate past Chief Coordinator – 1 (not available)
  7. PC liaison – 1 (ex-officio member to facilitate communication and decision-making)


Country Ambassadors & General Membership: There will be one official Country Ambassador per country and unlimited number of General Members. The recommendations are made by the Chief Coordinator or at least two Board members of the task force and approved by the President’s Cabinet of ISPRM.


How to join? ISPRM encourages equal participation. Candidates interested to join the Board of the World Youth Forum of ISPRM, become its Country Ambassador or obtain it’s General Membership need to:

  1. Apply for an ISPRM Individual/Trainee/Medical Student Member at and
  2. Email your CV and motivational letter to as soon as possible.