APTA's Education Leadership Institute (ELI) Fellowship is a shared collaborative between the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT), Education Section, Physical Therapist Assistant Educators Special Interest Group, and APTA. Participation in this program is by application and selection only.
ELI 2016 Graduates
Congratulations to our 2016 ELI graduates!
Call for Volunteers
APTA is seeking senior physical therapists with significant experience and success as PT or PTA program directors or leaders in physical therapy education to fill mentor vacancies in the Education Leadership Institute (ELI) Fellowship for the next cohort. Learn more. (Application Deadline: January 15, 2017)
ELI Fellowship Application Overview
ELI will begin accepting applications through RF-PTCAS for the 2017-2018 cohort in late fall 2016. The deadline for submission will be March 1, 2017. This yearlong, invitational, blended learning (online and onsite components) fellowship program includes experienced mentorship, and is designed to develop emerging and novice (0-7 years) physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education academic program and residency and fellowship directors with leadership skills to facilitate change, think strategically, and engage in public discourse to advance the physical therapy profession.
Applicants are selected based on the strength of their application and meeting all eligibility criteria. Scroll down to learn more about the program.
ELI Fellowship Graduates