Learn more about the National Physical Therapy Student Honor Society.
The annual Physical Therapy Student Essay Contest is co-sponsored by the Consortium of Humanities, Ethics
& Professionalism (CHEP) and the Journal of
Humanities in Rehabilitation (JHR).
Contest deadline: The January 2023 deadline is now passed. The next contest will begin in the fall 2023.
Read about the 2022 & 2021 winners.
Why pursue a PhD? - January 2021 podcast in partnership with APTA
How to pursue a job in academic PT
Podcast: Career paths available within the PT profession - March 2020
List of PhD programs available in physical therapy, rehabilitation & related sciences
Mentoring faculty & PhD students video - Advancing a collaborative research culture - March 2021
Pursuing a PhD & career in academic PT
NPTE & licensure
General career advice
Resources to help deal with student mental health issues - last updated May 2023
Resilience, Grit, and Optimism - January 2021
Student mental health report from ACAPT's Student-Clinician Mental Health Task Force - October 2020
ACAPT welcomes ideas & solutions to help meet the needs of DPT
programs. Submit your suggestions for continuing education, professional
development, guidelines, tools, best practices and more.
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The American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) is a component of the American Physical Therapy Association