Bangladesh association of Physical Medicine & and Rehabilitation is the national medical society representing physicians who are specialists in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). Since its birth in the year 1995, BAPMR is exclusively serving the needs of today’s practicing PM& R physicians. A Physiatrist or PM&R physician is a medical specialist in pain, paralysis, musculoskeletal diseases, diseases of nerve and brain, injury and illness related to disability. The Association has over 250 members in Bangladesh and abroad. The headquarters of BAPMR is in Dhaka.
Bangladesh association of Physical Medicine & and Rehabilitation (BAPMR) started its journey in 1995 under the dynamic leadership of Prof. Md. Quamrul Islam, the father of Physiatry in Bangladesh. Since then it has been sincerely working to raise the awareness regarding the specialty among the physicians and general people. Our members are actively participating in scientific meeting at national, regional and international level with exchange of new ideas in the field of Physiatry. BAPMR has been organizing scientific seminar, symposium, workshops and international days related to disability. The association also committed to organize National and international conference in every two years. During this journey the association hosted seven conferences attended by renowned Physiatrists, Specialist physicians of home and abroad. BAPMR is looking forward to make its 8th International Scientific Conference BAPMRCON 2014 a successful one by bringing together the Rehabilitation community and collaborate to optimize functioning and health related quality of life and minimize disability in our ailing countrymen.