The 2019 Federal Advocacy Forum will take place Sunday, March 31-Tuesday, April 2 at the JW Marriott near the White House in Washington, DC. Registration and housing will open January 2019
The Forum brings together members, numerous speakers from the field, and stakeholders to discuss regulatory affairs and federal priorities that impact physical therapy and its patients, as well as learn about new information that comes with a new Congress. Members network with one another, members of Congress and have the opportunity to meet with their representatives face-to-face to speak on issues that their state and our profession face.
Registration will open in January 2019
2019 Federal Affairs Liaisons: complimentary
PT-PAC Eages: complimentary
Component Executives: $100.00
Student Members: $100
PT and PTA Members: $250
Housing and Travel
Housing will open in January 2019.
1331 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Rates: $309 a night (plus fees and taxes)
CEUs are pending
Your participation in advocacy is important! We must keep the issues that impact physical therapists and patients a priority for Congress.
Podcast: Inside APTA: Opportunities for Advocacy
Jeanine M. Gunn, PT, DPT, discusses APTA's annual Federal Advocacy Forum, State Policy & Payment Forum, and other opportunities for advocacy.
Highlights from 2016's Federal Advocacy Forum
Thank you to the physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students from 46 states who met with their representatives to discuss important issues that face the profession and our patients. Read news coverage and view highlights on this impactful event.
Highlights from 2015's PT Day on Capitol Hill
Thank you to the 1,000+ physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students who rallied on Capitol Hill and fanned out across the halls of Congress for more than 400 scheduled visits for PT Day on Capitol Hill (June 4, 2015).
Check out highlights via Storify, read coverage from PT in Motion News, and watch the videos below.
Highlights from PT Day on Capitol Hill
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