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Thank you to those who attended the 
Academy of Physical Therapy Education
Business and Awards Meeting
held on Friday, February 4 in San Antonio.

Congratulations to our award winners! 
Bethany Huebner, PT, DPT
Candidate, Ph.D in Health Professions Education program at Bellarmine University
Loren McElroy, PT, DPT
Candidate, Ed.D. program in Administration and Leadership at Southern Nazarene University
Amanda Sharp, PT, DPT
Candidate, Ph.D. in Higher Education program within the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development at the University of Minnesota
Kimberly Snyder, PTA, MEd
Southwestern Illinois College
Bruce Greenfield
Bruce H. Greenfield, PT, MA, PhD, FAPTA
Lisa Stejskal, PTA, MAEd
David Nolan PT, DPT, MS
Justin Berry, PT, DPT, PhD

Mitch Wolden, PT, DPT, PhD
Lori Gusman, PT, DPT, MS
Elsa Drevyn, PT, DPT
Cindy Flom-Meland, PT, MPT, PhD

The AMPED Program: Alumni Mentorship for Professional and Educational Development – A Program to Support the First-Generation College Student

Megan Eikenberry, Suzanne O’Neal,
Mia Erickson, Amy Woodbeck
Relationships in Doctor of Physical Therapy Clinical Education: Voices of the Key Stakeholders

Jamie Greco, Lori Hochman,
Donna Applebaum, Christine McCallum
Happenings at CSM
Thank you to the volunteers
who worked the exhibit booth!
ELP Luncheon
Dr. Gail Jensen and students from Creighton University at the Cerasoli Lecture
The Academy wishes to recognize our 2022

CSM Co-Chairs 
Rebecca McKnight, PT, MS
Scott Euype, PT, DPT

CSM Poster Chair
Michael Buck, PT, PhD, ATC, Cert MDT, CSCS

for their continued commitment to the success of CSM. We appreciate your extraordinary efforts!

Physical Therapy Education through the Lens of the Master Adaptive Learner
Gail Jensen, PT, PhD, FAPTA
with Academy of Education President Pam Levangie, PT, DPT, DSc, FAPTA

PTAE SIG March & April Webinars

The next webinar of our 2021-2022 series will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2022, from 7:00 PM EST to 8:00 PM EST and Michael Wong, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT and Holly Tkackik, PT, DPT will present Modeling Professional Behaviors- Emotional Intelligence and Conflict Management.

This presentation proposes an evidence-based approach that uses technology to develop these key skills prior to students beginning their clinical rotations. This strategy takes the mystery out of the affective domain by providing a framework for uniformity in student preparation prior to their clinical experiences. Utilizing this innovative curricular strategy will help to promote excellence in PT/PTA education, and ultimately, PT practice and patient care.
The final regular webinar of our 2021-2022 series will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2022, from 7:00 PM EST to 8:00 PM EST and Emily Reynolds and Nia Berner will present Powerhouse PTAs: Steps to Clinical Leadership.
In an ever-evolving healthcare arena, it can be easy to feel limited in your abilities to impact the world around you. This course will use the Core Values for the Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant as a scaffolding for building confidence in leadership and influence opportunities for PTAs in and beyond the clinical setting.

Please contact the Webinar Committee with any questions:

Visit the webinar page for registration:
Registration for both the March and April sessions is open.
CSM On-Demand 2022

Registration for APTA CSM On-Demand, coming March 1-31, is open through March 11. In-person attendees also get complimentary access to On-Demand content, although without the ability to attain additional CEUs. The On-Demand option provides more than 100 recorded educational sessions from the in-person event curated by conference program chairs from each section. Reduced rates are consistent with our standard online CEU pricing.
APTA CSM Abstract and Proposal Submissions

APTA CSM 2023 will be held February 22-25, 2023
in San Diego, California.

Session Proposals
Submission Deadline: March 14, 2022 (11:59 pm PT)

Submit Platform and Poster Abstracts
Submission Deadline: July 18, 2022 (11:59 pm PT)
. . . and watch for ELC 2022 Abstract Submission
Call opening March 14, 2022!
Physical Therapy Faculty Development Workshop
July 14-16, 2022 | Chicago, IL
Registration is now open!

The workshop will introduce novice faculty to their roles in the academy and facilitate their professional growth as faculty members. Participants will create a personal sustainable development plan that considers academic teaching, scholarship, and service responsibilities. Additionally, the workshop will assist participants in initiating and cultivating a network of academic colleagues among workshop participants and faculty. The importance of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging will be themes throughout.

Capacity is limited to 85. Register today!
Thank you, PTA Education Summit
Phase 2 Participants!

Certificates of Completion are now available for Phase 2 of the PTA Education Summit course PTA Education: Engage, Envision, Evolve. Participants were emailed instructions on how to download the certificate from EdApp on . Please check your junk/spam folders and contact if you need assistance.
GRJ Forum
The GRJ Forum recording from ELC 2021 is now available online.

Cultivating the Habits at the Heart of Patient Care: Compassion, Vulnerability, & Imagination
The best clinicians know that caring well for patients requires more than technical skill. Yet, too often this “something more” is reduced to ideas about “soft skills” or “bedside manner.” As a result, qualities like empathy, vulnerability, and connection—that is, habits of the heart—are seen as extraneous to the “real” work of patient care. This talk aims to show how habits of the heart are not mere “add ons” to clinical care but are essential to the everyday practice of assessing, diagnosing, and treating patients—and asks us to consider whether and how these habits can be cultivated among current and future clinicians.
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