About Us

APTA Maryland is a professional organization representing over 1800 members who are physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students. In 2021 APTA is celebrating our Centennial. Happy 100th Birthday APTA!

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.

Our Mission
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.

Our Vision 
Transforming the diverse communities in Maryland to advance health and wellness by optimizing movement and function  across the lifespan.

New Strategic Plan Addresses The COVID-19 Pandemic and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Our History
Review the historical highlights of the APTA  Maryland

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. We need a road map that provides the strategy to make a strong impact on the profession and society.          Goals
  • Increase member value and engagement
  • Foster the long-term sustainability of the physical therapy profession,
  • Elevate the quality of care provided by PTs and PTAs
  • Maximize stakeholder awareness of the value of physical therapy