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Explore below the additional ways AAPT is serving the physical therapy community.
Dive into a world of continuous learning and inspiration with the webinars offered by the American Academy of Physical Therapy (AAPT), led by knowledgeable minority physical therapists.
These engaging sessions, held multiple times each year, not only provide an opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) when attended live but also offer a wealth of knowledge and insights that resonate long after the live broadcast.
AAPT's commitment to education is exemplified by the recording of these webinars, allowing members indefinite access to the content.
This means that members have the opportunity to revisit these lessons at their own pace, ensuring ongoing professional development and the chance to stay informed about the latest advancements in the field.
Join the American Academy of Physical Therapy's webinars to be part of an enriching educational experience that transcends time, elevates the profession and empowers your journey as a physical therapist.
The Leveling Up Initiative (LUI) is a groundbreaking program with a mission to tackle the under-representation of minorities in healthcare by energizing and encouraging the next generation of diverse healthcare leaders.
LUI aims to make a significant impact by offering a range of benefits to participants.
These include heightened awareness of diverse healthcare careers, increased exposure to minority healthcare professionals, a deeper understanding of the criteria required to enter various healthcare fields, enhanced preparedness for community college, college, and graduate programs, and a concerted effort to decrease attrition rates among minorities in healthcare programs.
Join LUI to unlock a pathway to success, bridging gaps and fostering a more inclusive and equitable future in the healthcare industry.
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"Be the change you wish to see in the world."
Embarking on a journey as a minority physical therapist becomes even more empowering when attending the annual conference organized by the American Academy of Physical Therapy (AAPT), led and instructed by seasoned black physical therapy professionals.
This conference stands as a beacon of support and mentorship, tailored to address the unique challenges faced by minority practitioners.
Being mentored by successful black physical therapists offers invaluable insights and strategies for success in an inclusive environment.
It goes beyond skill development, providing a space where minority therapists can connect, share experiences, and cultivate a network that fosters both professional growth and a sense of community.
With a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, AAPT's conference becomes a pivotal opportunity for minority physical therapists to thrive and excel in their careers.
Being a black physical therapist within the American Academy of Physical Therapy (AAPT) comes with invaluable benefits, particularly when you have the opportunity to be mentored by experienced and successful black physical therapists. These mentors serve as beacons of inspiration and guidance, offering insights shaped by their own journeys.
Mentoring relationships within AAPT provide a platform for skill development, career advancement, and personal growth. The mentorship experience fosters a sense of community, where shared experiences and perspectives contribute to a deeper understanding of the challenges and triumphs unique to black physical therapists.
Through this supportive network, mentees gain access to a wealth of knowledge, professional advice, and encouragement, ultimately empowering them to excel in their careers and contribute meaningfully to the advancement of the field. AAPT's commitment to mentorship ensures that black physical therapists can thrive and make a lasting impact within the profession.
The Academy has been more than just an organization for me but a family. The education and networking opportunities I have received by attending conference has been life changing.