APTA National - APTA Health Systems Council Chair 2022

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Signup Deadline: 08-16-2021
Starts: 01-01-2022
Ends: 12-31-2022


The APTA Health Systems Council is a community for stakeholders associated with major health systems who have a special interest in influencing the development of innovative models of care and outcomes measurements, improving coordination across the continuum of care, promoting the value of physical therapists in major health systems, and developing or adopting best practices by such systems.

A major health system is an organization that consists of an acute care hospital and a combination of other post-acute care facilities in the continuum of care. The organization may offer care in a variety of integrated clinical settings, such as acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, home care, skilled nursing facilities, and outpatient clinics.

This council shall have a steering group consisting of the chairperson and 8 other members appointed by the APTA president.

Requirements as Chair:
  • Must be a member of the APTA Health Systems Council
  • Must be an APTA member in good standing

  • Clinical and administrative experience within a large health system

  • An interest in developing networking opportunities and events for Health Systems leaders
  • Leadership experience with strategic planning

  • A CV is required with your application


  • Facilitate steering group meetings and council meetings (1 in-person meetings per year, up to 6 full council virtual meetings, and up to 12 council steering group virtual meetings) 
  • Lead efforts to foster council member driven communication and networking
  • Partner with the Board liaison and the APTA staff liaison to the council to provide regular updates to the APTA Board

Learn more about the Council at http://www.apta.org/Councils/. 

Volunteers Needed:

1 (1 open slot)

Experience Required:

1 year or less volunteer experience


Alissa Patanarut