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Who We Are

Academic physical therapy is the enterprise of education and professional development of physical therapists as leaders within the healthcare team to promote health in our society. It is inclusive of teaching, scholarship, research and service activities within the academic and clinical settings.

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Our History is Rich and Purposeful

The formation of the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) followed a natural evolution within the academy to pursue its deep and abiding commitment to excellence and innovation in the profession. Key steps in the development of ACAPT are captured below as a foundation for emergence of a new and sustaining culture of leadership in academic physical therapy.

Complete the Application to Form a Consortium and submit it to the staff office for ACAPT.

A sub-committee of the ACAPT BoD to include the Finance Officer, Vice President, or Secretary and 2 Directors will review the Application and will approve it for consideration by the ACAPT BoD, ask for further clarification, or deny the formation of the Consortium.

Applications approved by the sub-committee are considered by the ACAPT BoD at its next meeting.

Applications that have been denied by the sub-committee may be appealed to the ACAPT BoD by the ACAPT Representatives who submitted the application.

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