APTA supports you across your career journey, connecting you to your #PTFam and helping you achieve your goals.
Students are the future of the physical therapy profession and a dynamic part of the APTA community.
APTA student members receive a special monthly newsletter in addition to numerous other benefits. And if you’re a member at graduation, you’ll save on APTA dues as you start your career.
We offer numerous opportunities for you to get involved, and we provide resources to support you now and into your career.
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Additional For Students Content
Jan 19, 2023 / Article
Some APTA chapters and section have student special interest groups to increase involvement.
Jan 6, 2023 / Open Access
Connect with other students and leaders in the profession and learn about advocacy issues impacting your profession.
Jul 27, 2022 / Perspective
In addition to learning the fundamentals of my chosen profession, I learned a lot about myself during my first year of PT school.
Jun 1, 2022 / Open Access
The ballot opens November 1.
Jan 1, 2022 / Open Access
Student liaisons are volunteer APTA members who represent student members and Student Board of Directors with designated groups.
Sep 9, 2021 /
Have you ever stopped to think about your bias? In ways big and small. Awareness, empathy, and with inclusivity are the themes we discuss in this episode.
Aug 18, 2021 / Perspective
Faculty can be more intentional in making small but necessary changes in academic physical therapy to overcome at least some of the bias they possess.
Jun 17, 2021 / Perspective
In reflecting on the pivotal past 15 months of my PT education experience, I realized that I, like many students, have had the unique experience of attending APTA Combined Sections Meeting both in person and virtually.
Jun 1, 2021 / Website
The Guide is the description of physical therapist practice for use by PT and PTA educators, students, and clinicians.
May 17, 2021 / Perspective
Former teacher, now PT student on what she hopes to bring to her clinicals.