Welcome - Future of our Profession!

  APTA of Maryland Student Special Interest Group (SSIG) 
 Connecting to Maryland Students throughout the year
  •  Attend a monthly community service drive to get students more involved in local communities.
  •  Spread ideas and promote academic discussion through blog posts, up-to-date evidence-based research, and forum topics.
  •  Connect the physical therapy student body through social media, SSIG meetings, and event

Join us at our Annual Student Conclave November 12, 2017

  Location: College Park Marriott and Conference Center
  A book of rooms have been reserved at the College Park Marriott Hotel for  $199  
  Special Awards Dinner and Reception - Reserve your Spot Today!
  Exhibitor Gallery
  Become an Exhibitor or Sponsor: Learn more 
Town Hall with Chapter Presidents and Student Leadership
Meet Chapter leaders and network with your peers during this interactive get to know me session.

Ignite Sessions
5 minute talks with 20 slides that automatically advance every 15 seconds on a topic of the speaker’s choice. Generally, Ignite talks are designed for participants to speak about their ideas and personal or professional passions. A good Ignite presentation should leave an audience satisfied but still hungry for more!

The PT /PTA Relationship

Speed Dating Round Robin
What options are available to you in the profession? Meet with representatives from the main practice areas of physical therapy to talk about what takes place in aquatics, peds, acute care, sports, cardio pulmonary, neuro, women's health, outpatient, oncology, home care, early intervention, art therapy, dry needling, dance therapy, and more.

 Take advantage of all APTA membership has to offer and get Back to School Savings. APTA members can save money with special back to school savings at Office Depot, OfficeMax, ASICS, and even Budget Car and Truck Rentals. Learn More

Get Involved or volunteer your time! APTA of Maryland has several opportunities for you to gain leadership skills through our student committee, volunteer with organizations like Special Olympics of Maryland, The Arthritis Foundation, and more. Contact our Student Core Amabassador ( to learn more.

Visit APTA of Maryland on Facebook and Twitter
These are networking and special interest groups for physical therapists in the state of Maryland.

Student Resource Guide
This is an annual publication developed by the Maryland Chapter's student committee for new and graduating students. It provides useful information about key resources, the national student assembly, licensure information, and career building assistance.

APTA of Maryland Student Conclave is held annually to allow students to network with peers, meet with recruiters and vendors, and participate in our special continuing education programming.  We also hold our annual advocacy academy for 1st year students during this event.

APTA of Maryland Day on the Hill - On February 8, 2017 PT and PTA students will join PT and PTA members and convene in Annapolis to meet with legislators. The morning will start with a 45 minute briefing during which we can give final directions and answer any remaining questions. Then groups of students, accompanied by a physical therapist or faculty member will meet with legislators or their staff. Help us Protect PT!

National Student Conclave - The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is hosting the National Student Conclave October 27 - 29, 2016 - Miami, Florida. Imagine a weekend surrounded by more than 1,500 students — your friends and future colleagues — from across the country. Imagine one-on-one career advice and recruiters ready to take your résumé. Then imagine yourself at NSC, where it's all about you!