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Promoting Excellence in Academic Physical Therapy

Academic institutions collaborating to promote excellence in education, scholarship and research, practice and service

Who is The American Council of Academic Physical Therapy?

The American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) is a component of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), originally created as a subgroup by the APTA board of directors in August 2010, then renamed ACAPT, during the 2013 House of Delegates.

The purpose of ACAPT is to advance the enterprise of academic physical therapy by promoting the highest standards of excellence. For the purposes of the Council and its activities, academic physical therapy includes all aspects of physical therapist education, including clinical education, and post-professional education.


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Sep 27, 2016
Call for ELI Mentors

APTA is seeking senior physical therapists or physical therapist assistants with significant experience and success as program directors or leaders in physical therapy education to fill 2 mentor vacancies in the Education Leadership Institute (ELI) Fellowship for the next cohort

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Sep 27, 2016
Please Join Us For Open Discussions at ELC

Please Join Us For Open Discussions at ELC: On behalf of the ACAPT Board of Directors, we look forward to seeing you at ELC in two weeks! In addition to the Business Meeting where motions will be presented

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Sep 19, 2016
Student and Resident Scholarships

Student and Resident Scholarships: Johns Hopkins medicine will once again be offering students and resident scholarships to our Fifth Annual Johns Hopkins Critical Care Rehabilitation Conference to take place Nov. 3-5, 2016 in Baltimore,

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