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APTA Acute Care - An Academy of the American Physical Therapy Association is open to your input, feedback, and assistance to meet its mission.

Please use the following links to find contact information for the staff, officer, chairperson, or leader you're looking for.  


Board of Directors

Click here for APTA Acute Care elected leaders and committee chairpersons.

Headquarters Staff

Click here to find and contact the APTA Acute Care headquarters staff.


The work of APTA Acute Care is done in large part by committees staffed by volunteer members. All committee chairpersons are listed on the Board of Directors page. Committees are always looking for member volunteers; please contact the committee chair for more information. Below are the committees of APTA Acute Care.

  • Education Committee
  • Research Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Practice Committee
  • Membership Committee
  • Communications Committee
  • Legislative Committee
  • Editorial Advisory Board for JACPT
  • Bylaws Committee
  • Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) Committee 

Task Forces, Special Interest Groups, & Focus Groups

Task Forces: designed to address specific issues or concerns. Include Board liaison and other members interested or skilled in the specific charge of the task force and usually have a set goal or time frame for work. Task forces are disbanded when work is accomplished. 

Special Interest Group (SIG): formally recognized sub-group of APTA Acute Care members with Board-approved Rules of Order; serve as network and resource for APTA Acute Care on specific areas of practice. The Total Joint Replacement SIG (TJR SIG) is APTA Acute Care's only SIG currently.

Focus Groups: informal group of APTA Acute Care members interested in a particular area of practice. Incudes Board liaison and can be precursor to becoming SIG. APTA Acute Care has the following focus groups:

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