DEI News and Updates

A Message from Mike Ukoha PT, DPT, APTA Maryland’s Newly Elected Director of DEI

Thank you for electing me to serve as the Director of DEI for our chapter for the next year. My main point of emphasis over the next year is collecting all contacts and structuring information/work our committee has done since 2020. I’ll try to keep you updated on those efforts throughout the year.

Next DEI Committee Meeting: 4.13.23 7:30p | Virtual Zoom

Next Mentor Night: Tentatively May 2023 

Mentoring the Next Generation of PTs and PTAs

  • Medical Mixer | High School Students: 3.8.23 Glen Burnie

  • Cabin John Middle School Career Fair: 3.15.23 – 8:30-12:00p

A DEI Journey: A Walkway of Choice: 3.16.23 | 7:00pm
This is a 2 hour webinar I’ll be presenting | APTA MD collaboration with the Chesapeake Area Consortium for Higher Education, Virtual Presentation

Implicit Bias in Patient Care: Spring Meeting 3.25.23
This 3 hour course meets the state mandate for license renewal. Free for members and $50 for non.

National Implicit Bias Survey The survey has been circulating well.  We have some participation from students but looking for more faculty participation. Feel to share to students and colleagues in academia