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Student Resources

National Physical Therapy Student Honor Society

PT student essay contest

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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).

This contest typically runs from October - January each year. Revisit this site for updated information.

Read about the 2021 winners.

How to pursue a career in academic physical therapy


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


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