Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee

DEI2021
Mission

Foster the long-term sustainability of the physical therapy profession by making APTA Maryland an inclusive organization that reflects the diversity of the society the profession serves.

Connect
The DEI Committee meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm. Zoom in to DEI Meetings or our Monthly Mentor Nights at My APTAMD>> Workspace>>DEI Committee
Volunteer
APTAMD’s DEI Committee is engaging the community, our students and early professionals. Learn about our monthly mentor nights and efforts to diversify the profession through our mentorship program with local high schools. Go to My APTAMD>> Workspace (check out our mentor night and high school tours pages.
Inform

Reach out to our DEI Committee with any questions, ideas, or with opportunities to make an impact in our profession and the communities we serve. Email us today – dei@aptamd.org

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Mentorship to Support and Diversify the Profession

Resources – Mentor Night Tips and Information

Educating students on the physical therapy profession to improve diversity within the workforce (Highschools, HBCUs, Community Colleges).

Monthly Mentor Nights to Students and Early Professionals

Addressing Social Determinants of Health

Resource Database  – MD 2-1-1

Education on how to address and incorporate change in your practice through out webinar catalog

Advocating on behalf of our patients and their families to address SDOH including our fair copay bill.

 

Resource – Implicit Bias Assessments

Developed a training program to meet the new state mandate for license renewal.

Education on how to address Implicit Bias through our webinar catalog.

Contact the DEI Committee

Do you have a question about diversity, equity, or inclusion or want to get involved? Reach out to us at dei@aptamd.org