2019 APTA Federal Advocacy Forum – “Day on the Hill” – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

2019 APTA Federal Advocacy Forum – “Day on the Hill” Colorado members at the Forum representing and advocating for the #ChoosePT campaign. Last week,  the APTA Federal Forum in Washington D.C. took place to advocate for important topics to physical therapists. The Forum brought together APTA members, speakers from the field, and stakeholders on the discussion of regulatory affairs and federal priorities that impact the physical therapy profession and its patients, as well as on learning about new information that comes with a…

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ira Gorman discusses healthcare policy and PT advocacy – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ira Gorman discusses healthcare policy and PT advocacy Like most physical therapists, my passion for PT arose from the desire to empower people to achieve their greatest state of well-being and functional independence. However, as I progress in my education, I am learning that the simple goal of helping people can be far more complex in our convoluted healthcare system. Furthermore, if I want to truly serve society, I cannot simply treat individual patients. I must advocate…

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