Moving beyond the DEI mission statement to Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (JEDI) in Action includes an interview with ACAPT NEDIC leaders. Read the December 2023 issue of JOPTE for more about JEDI.
ACAPT's National Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Commission (NEDIC) held a DEI summit in June 2022. Read the full NEDIC Summit proceedings.
(4) new DEI task forces are now working on increasing representation.
ACAPT has joined the American Dental Education Association's Men of Color in the Health Professions Coalition
DPT programs identify DEI as a top area for improvement - Mar 2022
ACAPT Statement on Racism & Systemic Inequality in PT Education -
Under-represented minority (URM) definition -
ACAPT members approved Oct 2013
ACAPT's Diversity Task Force final report - 2016
ACAPT endorsement of environmental physiotherapy (EPT) agenda -
Understanding holistic review in higher education admissions from the College Board
Diversity, equity & inclusion competencies across the learning continuum - free July 2022 report from AAMC
Northeastern’s DEI healthcare core competencies
PT Proud Handbook for Physical Therapy "Introduction to LGBTQ+ Competency"
Watch ACAPT's recording: Recognizing privilege & bias from Sept 2021
Mitigating implicit bias in health care - from the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity at The Ohio State University
Exploring a culture of fairness, respect & anti-racism in health professions education - from the National Academies’ Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professions Education June 2022
Educating health professions educators to address the "isms"
USC's Division-Wide Comprehensive Anti-Racism Plan
Closing outcome gaps through student support - July 2022 report from Tyton Partners
5 Foundation DEI points - from National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine
A PT reflects on opening a clinic in an underserved neighborhood - June 2021
Anti-racism resources - from UCSF Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) policy statement: Diversity & inclusion
Allied Health Workforce Diversity Act of 2021 - legislation pending (HR 3320) allowing HHS to provide grants to accredited education programs to increase diversity in physical therapy
Published academic articles
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