Updated Nov.1, 2018
|1963||Japanese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine (JARM) was established on September 29.|
|1964||First Annual Meeting of JARM was held.
First issue of “Japanese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine” was published.
|1968||JARM became a member society of the Japanese Association of Medical Sciences.|
|1980||Medical specialist system started in Japan and Japanese Board of Rehabilitation Medicine was established.|
|1987||Board-Certified Physiatrists system started.
[International Rehabilitation Medicine Association (IRMA) VIII Congress was held in Kyoto.
|1989||JARM became an Incorporated Association.|
|1996||Use of the name “Rehabilitation Department” was adopted under the laws.|
|2001||JARM was listed as one of the 18 basic specialties of the Japanese Medical Specialty Board.
New Millennium Asian Symposium was held in Tokyo.
|2003||New certification/education system started.|
|2009||A network for female physiatrists called “Rehabilitation Joy Network” (RJN) was established.|
|2011||“Working Group for Great East Japan Earthquake” and “Strategic Council of 10 Rehabilitation Support Bodies for Great East Japan Earth Quake” were formed to support victims of 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.|
|2012||JARM became a Public Interest Incorporated Association.|
|2013||Various ceremonies and events were held to commemorate JARM’s 50th anniversary.|
|2016||Total number of JARM members grew to 11,249 (10,946 doctors and 303 others) as of August 31, 2018.|