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  • APTA Centennial Website Makes Its Debut

    Since its beginnings, APTA has shown what can be accomplished when members are connected and engaged—it's a sense of community at the heart of the association's greatest achievements, and now it's a key element in plans to celebrate APTA's 100th anniversary in 2021. That's where a new APTA centennial website—and you—come in.

    This week, APTA launched what will become the definitive online resource highlighting the association's first century, complete with multiple opportunities for members to contribute to the effort.

    The easy-to-navigate site will evolve over time, serving as a destination not only for gaining a better understanding of the association's history but for sharing artifacts, stories, and memories, learning about opportunities for centennial-related public service initiatives, and keeping up with the latest on just how APTA plans to mark its birthday in 2021.

    In fact, right now APTA is asking members to contribute ideas, photos, and thoughts via a submission form at the bottom of the webpage. Of particular interest: members' opinions on the most important milestones in the physical therapy profession.

    Check out the new site and find out how you can get involved, then be sure to revisit in the coming months for more opportunities and announcements.


    • There are so many milestones we can be proud of, but a few on my list: 1. Bringing accreditation of our professional education programs from the AMA to APTA 2. Creation of the Foundation for Physical Therapy (now Foundation for Physical Therapy Research) 3. Establishment of Sections 4. Vision 2020 (get our house in order) and then Vision adopted in 2013 (evolving to an outward-facing vision) 5.and...….

      Posted by Bill Boissonnault on 8/20/2019 10:59 AM

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