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APTA's Board of Directors has established the following councils to advance the strategic priorities of the association and profession.

APTA members are interested in these areas of practice, may join these councils.

APTA Frontiers in Rehabilitation, Science, and Technology Council

April 26, 2020 / Open Access

Council members work to leverage scientific and technological discoveries to advance physical therapist practice, education, and research.
APTA Health Promotion and Wellness Council

April 26, 2020 / Open Access

The council connects people and knowledge to develop and disseminate best practices in prevention, health promotion, and wellness for all individuals and populations.
APTA Health Systems Council

January 24, 2023 / Open Access

The council is a community for members who practice in major health systems and share a common goal to improve society by advancing practice.

Additional APTA Councils

The following councils are aligned with APTA's component structure.

  • Council of Section Presidents
  • Council of Chapter Presidents
  • Council of Component Executives