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 Fellowship Application Overview
ELI will begin accepting applications for the 2017-2018 cohort in fall 2016. The deadline for submission is not yet determined and will be announced in late August. 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