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

Academy News,

The Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy is 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.

Openings: 14

Application Deadline: April 30, 2024


Applicants are required:

  1. To be a member in good standing for at least 2 years and throughout their term(s)

  2. Willing to commit the volunteer time required.

  3. Demonstrate an interest in reading research abstracts.

  4. Knowledge of research methods

Applicants are preferred to have:

  1. Prior peer review experience (abstracts, manuscripts, etc)

  2. Knowledge of statistics

Membership requirement

Volunteers must maintain current APTA Pelvic Health membership and must be members in good standing throughout their volunteer term(s) unless otherwise specified in the call for volunteers.

Fiscal Implications

This is a volunteer service position. There is no financial reimbursement or compensation for volunteers.

Time commitment

Annual time commitment is as follows:

  • June

    • 1-2 hours for reviewer training

  • July 

    • Approximately 1 hour for email correspondence, access log-in to the review system

  • August - September

    • Total time commitment will be approximately 6-8 hours to complete abstract reviews independently.

    • Approximately 1 hour for reviewer communication regarding review scores

    • Approximately 1 hour for full committee decision meeting

REQUIRED FORMS (Please complete these forms and upload them in your application)