The Clinical Reasoning Curricula and Assessment consortium will serve as a resource and forum for educators both clinical and academic interested in best practice for teaching and assessing clinical reasoning skills. Additionally, the group
will work to develop a research plan relative to clinical reasoning and will conduct multi-institutional research projects to increase our understanding of clinical reasoning.
Leadership Team Positions
The ACAPT Clinical Reasoning Curricula and Assessment Consortium (CRCAC) will hold elections in the spring-summer during the ACAPT election cycle. The nomination cycle is now open. If you are a member of the CRCAC, you are eligible to
for the following leadership positions. If you have not yet joined, please do so by registering on the home page for the CRCA consortium.
The term of office will begin immediately following the CRCAC Annual Business meeting
held during the APTA Educational Leadership Conference, Bellevue, Washington from October 18-20, 2019. Persons elected to a leadership position are expected to attend on site meetings during national conferences and attend bimonthly teleconferences.
Leadership Positions and Description of Responsibilities open for nominations this election cycle:
Vice Chair: The Vice Chairperson shall assume the duties of the Chairperson at the request of the Chairperson or in the absence or incapacitation of the Chairperson and oversee CRCAC ad hoc committees or work groups as
a voting member. The Vice Chair shall serve as the Parliamentarian during the on site meetings at national conferences.
Nominating Committee Member: The Nominating Committee shall consist of three (3) members. Each serving for three (3) year terms. The senior member of the committee shall serve as Committee Chair for the last year of his/her
The nominating committee shall prepare a slate of one (1) or more names for each office to be filled. The slate (i.e. list of candidates) shall be published on the CRCAC website and distributed to the membership prior to
the election. The Nominating Chair will provide the slate, together with the information on each candidate, at least 30 days in advance of the election. Members of the nominating committee direct and conduct elections by electronic
mail. The nominating committee chair notifies the candidates of the results of the election maintains a record of their consent to service for future considerations and needs that may support the work of the Consortium.
The Clinical Reasoning Curricula and Assessment consortium online voting for election of officers occurs in the Spring in concert with the ACAPT election cycle. You must be a registered member of the consortium to cast a ballot. If you
are not yet a member, but you wish to join, please register on the homepage.
February 1, 2019: The deadline for candidates to submit their consent to serve document and be considered for the slate
March 1, 2019: Deadline for candidates to submit statements and bios
April: Polls open on the first Monday of the month
May: Polls close on the first Monday of the month
June: Candidates informed of election results. Those elected are encouraged to book their hotel for ELC immediately.
A poll will be sent via email to all registered Clinical Reasoning Curricula and Assessment consortium
members to cast their ballot.