What is APTA Maryland?
APTA Maryland is a professional organization representing over 1800 members who are physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students.
In 2021 APTA celebrated our Centennial. Now we are looking to the future of the Chapter and profession as we discuss our new strategic plan.
APTA Maryland is a chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), a national professional organization representing more than 100,000 members. Its goal is to foster advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education.
APTA Maryland continues to work on increasing member value and engagement, and implementing the Chapter’s vision to empower the diverse communities in Maryland to advance health and wellness by optimizing movement and function.
Our current strategic plan includes a road map to make a strong impact on the profession and society. It was developed in 2020 as a short term plan of 18 months to meet the demands during the COVID-19 pandemic.
APTA Maryland fosters excellence in the profession of physical therapy by advocating, educating, and promoting best practices to improve the human experience of the diverse society we represent and serve.
Transforming the diverse communities in Maryland to advance health and wellness by optimizing movement and function across the lifespan.
Protecting and Promoting Public Health
on Racism and Systemic Inequality
Anti Discrimination of the LGBTQ+ Community