In the Loop: Shoutouts, Spotlights, and Deadlines for October 2016
Core ambassadors (CAs), representing students in each state, are there to help you find your interest, get informed, and get involved. Each month, we'll introduce you to some of the CAs. Find your CA in our national roster.
New Core Ambassadors for 2016-2017
Dates and Deadlines
- October 2016: October is National Physical Therapy Month
- October 15, 2016: Global Physical Therapy Day of Service. Physical
Therapy Day of Service is a global initiative to make an impact on our
communities and bring servant leadership to the forefront of the
physical therapy profession. Help us make this year's event even bigger
and better than last year by pledging to serve or donating to this
amazing initiative. www.ptdayofservice.com
- October 15, 2016: Deadline to apply for Conference Scholarships for PT Students. This scholarship, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, is good for a free CSM 2017 registration.
- October 26, 2016: PT Pub Night at NSC
- October 27-29, 2016: Save the date for National Student Conclave (NSC) in Miami, Florida
Membership Benefits: Scholarships, Awards, and Grants
APTA membership provides you with opportunities to confront the rising costs of higher education with several scholarships, awards, and grants.
ICYMI: Professional Pulse
This month we're sharing snippets of news going on in and around APTA and the profession. These stories are just a few of many that are published each month to give you and your colleagues a current look at what's going on in and around the profession.
From PT in Motion magazine: 'Top 10 States'
CDC: 2 in 10 Health Care Workers Didn't Get Flu Vaccines; 3 in 10 in Long-Term Care Settings
More than 1 in 10 Working-Age Americans Has 1 or More Disabilities; Rates Reveal Disparities
Landmark NIH Plan Delivers 5-Year Roadmap for Rehabilitation Research
Get in the Loop
Explore other ways to get involved as a student.
New graduates and soon-to-be graduates, make sure to fill out the APTA Volunteer Interest Pool in order to stay connected with involvement opportunities postgraduation.
Give Us the Scoop!
We want to hear from you. Contact your state's core ambassador, or email us to let us know about all the cool things students are doing!