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  • Education Leadership Institute Fellowship Accepting Applications for 2014

    APTA's Education Leadership Institute (ELI) Fellowship, a collaborative with the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT), Education Section, Physical Therapist Assistant Educators Special Interest Group, and APTA, now is accepting applications for 2014. Submission deadline is December 20, 2013. This yearlong invitational blended learning (online and onsite components) fellowship program includes mentorship and is designed to develop emerging and novice (0-7 years) physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education program 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. To learn more about the Education Leadership Institute Fellowship, go to the ELI webpage.

    Residency/Fellowship Education Introduces 1-Stop Application System

    Applicants to physical therapist residency and fellowship programs now can complete 1 comprehensive application and submit it to the participating program(s) of their choosing.

    APTA has launched the new centralized application system for residency and fellowship programs. The news RF-PTCAS is being administered through the same vendor that oversees Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS) for professional physical therapist education.

    To learn more about residency and fellowship education for physical therapists, as well as RF-PTCAS and the participating programs, please visit the ABPTRFE website at www.abptrfe.org/RFPTCAS or e-mail APTA at resfel@apta.org.