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 … Continue reading 2019 APTA Federal Advocacy Forum – “Day on the Hill”
Presenting At CSM 2019, Washington D.C.
It was a cold, rainy national Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) this year in Washington D.C., but that did not stop almost 17,000 people, including several from Regis University, to attend! Regis students and faculty not only learned the latest happenings from others in our field of physical therapy, but also took roles in presenting their … Continue reading Presenting At CSM 2019, Washington D.C.
Leadership Through Service: A Student Perspective
Name: Amber Bolen, Class of 2019 Service Representative Undergrad: University of Oregon Hometown: Eugene, OR Fun Fact: In college I spontaneously gained the ability to wiggle my ears. Hi everyone! My name is Amber and I am the Regis DPT Class of 2019’s Service Representative. Being the service rep for my class means that I … Continue reading Leadership Through Service: A Student Perspective
How to Rock a CSM Conference
Name: Grace-Marie Vega Undergrad: Arizona State University Hometown: Placentia, CA Fun Fact: I take pub trivia very seriously! CSM, or the Combined Sections Meeting of APTA, is a 4-day national conference held annually, attracting thousands of students, practitioners, and researchers in the physical therapy field. These are some things I learned from CSM 2018 in New … Continue reading How to Rock a CSM Conference
How to Be an Active Student APTA Member
Hello, APTA stars! In my previous post, I talked about my experience at 2016 National Student Conclave, and I promised to share some tips on how to get involved in the APTA. Here are a few ways (some easier than others) to kickstart your APTA involvement. I have personally used all of these methods, and … Continue reading How to Be an Active Student APTA Member
The Best Loss I’ve Ever Had
Blogger Katie Ragle, Class of 2018, writes about her experience at the National Student Conclave held in Miami, Florida over the October 27-29th weekend. Let me tell you about my trip to Miami. It all started with an email from a fellow Regis student that read, “Hey Katie! I just tagged you in a Twitter … Continue reading The Best Loss I’ve Ever Had
6 Weeks into PT School: Meet Kelsie Jordan
Name: Kelsie Jordan, Class of 2019 Hometown: Portland, OR Undergrad: Oregon State University Fun Fact: I spent the summer of 2014 studying in Salamanca, Spain. If I had to describe the first few weeks of PT school in one word, it would probably be “overwhelming.” I don’t even mean that in a negative way— so many of the experiences … Continue reading 6 Weeks into PT School: Meet Kelsie Jordan
Student Involvement in the Colorado APTA
The faculty at Regis strongly encourages leadership from its students because it knows that those who care enough to be the change they want to see move our profession forward. Rest assured that over the course of your time at Regis there are many opportunities, both formal and informal, to either try leadership for the … Continue reading Student Involvement in the Colorado APTA