APTA appreciates the time and energy our members and champions expend advancing public policies that improve the physical therapy profession. Each year, APTA takes time to recognize these outstanding advocacy efforts on the state and federal level by presenting advocacy awards at the State Policy and Payment Forum and the Federal Advocacy Forum.
- Federal Government Affairs Leadership Award
This award recognizes outstanding achievements in advancing the association's federal government affairs objectives and activities. The nomination process for this award is now open thru January 4, 2016.
- Public Service Award
This award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated distinctive support for the physical therapy profession at a national level. The nomination process for this award is now open thru January 4, 2016.
- State Legislative Leadership Award
This award recognizes the work of an individual APTA member on behalf of a component's state legislative efforts in a given year.
Nominations for the 2015 award will open spring 2015.