Awards & Recognition

Every year, the Academy highlights and recognizes Academy members and industry partners at the APTA Pelvic Health General Business Meeting, an annual event that occurs toward the end of the APTA Combined Sections Meeting. Members are invited to nominate fellow Academy members to recognize their brilliance in research, education, practice, volunteerism, leadership, and dedication to the physical therapy profession in our industry. Ever since 1977, our members continue to advance our profession, research, practice guidelines, and patient care to new levels.

Our award categories have included:

  • Elizabeth Noble Award
  • Distinguished Mentor Award
  • Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Friend of the Academy Award
  • Outstanding Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Award
  • Outstanding Physical Therapist (PT) Resident Award
  • Research Award
  • APTA Emerging Leader Award
  • Education Excellence Award
  • Diversity Initiative Award
  • CSM Top Poster Award
  • CSM Top Platform Award
  • Vanguard Award
  • President's Award

Nominate a Member

⭐ MEMBER SPOTLIGHT ⭐ Not yet ready to nominate a member for an annual award but would like to give a shout out to an Academy member?  If you are an Academy member or you would like to give a shout out to an Academy member, share your story with us by submitting a blog post or a shoutout! Review article guidelines here. Explore our Membership Blog to learn about exceptional achievements in pelvic health as we shine the spotlight on our dedicated members, sharing their experiences, expertise, and passion to empower and educate the public about the benefits of physical therapy.

Congratulations to our 2024 Award Recipients!

February 16, 2024 | Awards & Recognition Ceremony

Replay the Awards Ceremony recording or browse our list of award recipients below. Congratulations to all volunteers, partners, and contributors! Below is a copy of the presentation slides, award recipient names, and photos from the Awards Ceremony.  Click Here to Watch the Video Recording

2024 Award Recipient Showcase by APTA Pelvic Health