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$40,000 Pelvic Health Research Grant Applications Due on July 31, 2024
$40,000 Pelvic Health Research Grant Applications Due on July 31, 2024

Consider applying for the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy's $40,000 Pelvic Heatlh Research Grant through the Foundation of Physical Theray Research. The application window opens April 9, 2024 and closes July 31, 2024. These dates are subject to change. Please be sure to check the FPTR webs Continue Reading

Date posted04/9/2024


Deadline for 2024 Election Nominations Extended Until April 15
Deadline for 2024 Election Nominations Extended Until April 15

Due to the original deadline occurring on a holiday weekend, the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy has decided to extend the nomination deadline. All nominations and nominee applications are now due: Continue Reading

Date posted04/5/2024


APTA Federal Affairs Briefing Memo | March 2024
APTA Federal Affairs Briefing Memo | March 2024

As providers continue to deal with cash flow interruptions in the wake of the largest-ever cyberattack on the U.S. health care system, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has stepped in to offer some temporary relief. Continue Reading

Date posted03/31/2024


FDA & Dilators Update from APTA | March 2024
FDA & Dilators Update from APTA | March 2024

Thank you to all of our members who have contacted the APTA and the Academy to seek clarification on the evolving FDA and dilators issue. We are providing a brief update below as APTA National continues to investigate. Continue Reading

Date posted03/25/2024


From Awareness to Action: Brittany Mahomes Shines a Light on Pelvic Health
From Awareness to Action: Brittany Mahomes Shines a Light on Pelvic Health

In a recent NBC News Story, the author highlighted Brittany Mahomes, wife of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes who brought attention to a crucial yet often overlooked aspect of women's health: pelvic floor care. Continue Reading

Date posted03/19/2024


APTA Public Policy & Advocacy: Overview, H.R. 2480, and How You Can Help
APTA Public Policy & Advocacy: Overview, H.R. 2480, and How You Can Help

In this webinar, Gail Zitterkopf and Brian Allen, APTA Congressional Affairs Specialist, discussed how Congress’s decisions affect our profession, provide an update on H.R. 2480, and talk about how YOU can be an advocate for pelvic health! Continue Reading

Date posted03/13/2024


APTA | Falls Prevention Legislation Introduced
APTA | Falls Prevention Legislation Introduced

On Monday, March 11th, APTA-supported legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would expand the role of falls screening and prevention by physical therapists and include PT falls prevention-related services in Medicare's "welcome" visit and annual wellness visits. Continue Reading

Date posted03/12/2024


Millicent M. McFarland Selected as the APTA Capitol Hill Day Early-Professional Scholar!
Millicent M. McFarland Selected as the APTA Capitol Hill Day Early-Professional Scholar!

Millicent Marie McFarland, PT, DPT has been named the APTA Capitol Hill Day Scholarship Recipient by the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy. In April 2024, Millicent will be in Washington, D.C. from April 14-16, 2024 to connect, advocate, and make an impact alongside the Academy's Federal Aff Continue Reading

Date posted03/11/2024


Apply to Become a CSM Poster & Platform Reviewer by April 30, 2024!
Apply to Become a CSM Poster & Platform Reviewer by April 30, 2024!

We are seeking to add more volunteers to help review the submitted abstracts for poster or platform presentation at APTA Combined Sections Meeting. New graduates and early professionals are encouraged to apply. Continue Reading

Date posted03/8/2024


Seeking a Short-Term Appointee for Early-Professional SIG Director Position
Seeking a Short-Term Appointee for Early-Professional SIG Director Position

Term: April 2024-February 2025 (term ends at the Annual Membership Meeting) Continue Reading

Date posted03/7/2024


"Pride + Pelvises" Pop-Up Event | Call for Proposal Closes on March 25, 2024!
"Pride + Pelvises" Pop-Up Event | Call for Proposal Closes on March 25, 2024!

Are you passionate about pelvic health physical therapy and committed to advancing inclusive care for the LGBTQIA+ community? We invite you to submit an educational session proposal for our upcoming virtual pop-up event "Pride + Pelvises"! Continue Reading

Date posted03/1/2024


The Academy Launches a Cross-Disciplinary Ambassador Program
The Academy Launches a Cross-Disciplinary Ambassador Program

Apply by July 1, 2024! This scholarship was launched to offer financial assistance to Academy members who have been accepted to present at interdisciplinary or cross-disciplinary conferences in 2024... Continue Reading

Date posted03/1/2024