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Welcome to the Maine Chapter of APTA

 Chapter News:

Maine Chapter Fall Conference:

Management of Patients with Common Medical Pathologies: DVT, PAD, COPD, MI, CHF, and Diabetes (Speaker: Steven H Tepper, PT, PhD) Click here for speaker and session information and further course details!  

8:00-5:00, September 24-25, 2016

University of New England, Westbrook College Campus, Blewett 6, Portland, ME

15 contact hours

Onsite Registration opens September 24. 

Maine Chapter Annual Membership Meeting

The Maine Chapter Annual Meeting will be on Saturday, September 24, from Noon to 1:00 pm at UNE, Westbrook College Campus, in Blewett 6. You do not need to attend the continuing education course to attend the Chapter Meeting – all members are welcome!

PT Night Out

There will be a PT Night Out on Friday, September 23, at Boone’s Fish House and Oyster Room on Commercial Street in Portland at 7:30 pm. Many Chapter Board members will be in attendance, along with a number of guests in town for the Northeast Caucus.

Maine Hosting the Northeast Caucus for House of Delegates

It’s a busy weekend for the Maine Chapter! The Northeast Caucus will be having its Fall meeting in Portland on September 24. This meeting is attended by chief delegates, presidents and other leaders from all of the northeast states as far south as Maryland – stop by the PT Night Out to hobnob with your fellow members, chapter leaders, and other leaders in APTA!

Chapter Elections 2016

Online elections will open soon for the following positions (terms start on January 1, 2017):

·         President: Matt Somma

·         Secretary: Philip Finemore

·         Chief Delegate: Ken Simons

·         Nominating Committee Member: TBD

·         District 1 Rep: Jill Weybrant,

·         District 2 Rep: Matt Cary

If you’d be interested in serving in a leadership position in the Maine Chapter in the future, contact Executive Director Cindy Sliwa or visit the Chapter's online Policies & Procedures Manual to see what’s involved. (The online P&P is posted in the Chapter’s Online Community - to access, go to and log in, click on APTA Communities at the top of the page; in the green Communities box, click “start now.”)

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American Physical Therapy Association Vision Statement for the Profession

Transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience.

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