Facility Challenge

Achieve 100% APTA membership among your facility's physical therapists and physical therapist assistants and gain recognition among your patients and peers.

The Facility Challenge is designed to recognize facilities that share a commitment to APTA staff membership. All facilities that employ PTs and PTAs are eligible to participate, including acute care settings, academic programs, privately-owned facilities, and more.

You'll receive:

  • An 11x13 certificate that lets your patients know that your staff is committed to the highest quality of health care;
  • and Recognition on APTA's Web site and on banners featured prominently at APTA's Annual Conference & Exposition and Combined Sections Meeting (CSM).

Take the Challenge

Mail or fax the Facility Challenge Application, including a roster of all PTs and PTAs employed by your facility, to:

Membership Development
1111 North Fairfax St
Alexandria, VA 22314
Fax: 703/706-8575

An APTA staff member will contact you as soon as your facility's membership status has been verified.

Frequently Asked Questions

My coworkers and I have achieved 100% membership, but my company has other facilities which don't meet the requirement. Should I apply anyway? 

Yes. You may submit an application for an individual facility, or you may request that duplicate certificates be sent to multiple facilities reflecting company-wide membership.

I'm interested in sponsoring membership for my facility's staff. Where can I learn more about how this will benefit our facility and our patients? 

To learn more about the benefits of adding APTA membership to your employee benefits plan, visit www.apta.org/Benefits/Employers.

Are there additional benefits of participation? 

Yes. Once we've verified your membership, we'll provide you with tools and tips for preparing and sending a press release announcing your achievement to local news outlets. A staff member from APTA's Public Relations department will also be available to answer your questions and provide general assistance for promoting your facility to the public.

What should I do if I have other questions? 

Membership Development 

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