Strategies for Student Loan Repayment & Financial Wellness with FitBUX

06/3/2020

7:00 - 8:30pm

Zoom - login will be emailed day of event.

Join the EPSIG for a night with Joseph Reinke, CFA, CEO and Founder of FitBUX. He will explain how his company's innovative technology and strategies help physical therapy students and physical therapists understand, plan, and implement student loan repayment strategies. Have questions about student loans? Your greater financial wellness picture? Or how to pay-off while still saving for big life events? FitBUX has helped PTs across the country pay off millions in student loans, allowing them to worry less about money. We hope you will join us for an evening with Joe, and we hope this event leaves you feeling more prepared for your financial wellness moving forward.
 
Joseph Reinke is the Founder of FitBUX, Inc. FitBUX has helped thousands of young professionals manage and eliminate over $950 million in student loans. They can help you develop a financial plan, and have a specific focus on working with physical therapists and physical therapy students. FitBUX's goal is to help you understand, plan, and implement student loan repayment strategies so that you can spend less time thinking about money and more time creating, helping others, and enjoying your family. They have created innovative technology to help you plan and develop repayment strategies for your student loans, allowing you to see how everything from refinancing to loan forgiveness may play a roll in your life. Their technology is like a GPS for your money for all stages of life.
 Sponsored by the Early Professional SIG

Journal Club and Interactive Webinar COVID-19: Transitioning to Home and Outpatient Physical Therapy

06/4/2020

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

virtual on Zoom

Speakers:
Angela Campbell -- President, APTA Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Section, Professor Springfield College
Lauren Mellett -- Past-Treasurer, APTA Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Section, Physical Therapist, Clinical Specialist, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Foxboro
 
Description:
Using the article by Smith et al as a backdrop, Drs. Mellett and Campbell will present an overview of transitioning survivors of moderate to severe COVID-19 to home and community settings. Emphasis will be placed on the post-acute patient population at Boston Hope Field Hospital, post-acute outcome measures, and an overview of the APTA PACER Project (Post-Acute Covid Exercise & Rehabilitation) and other resources to prepare clinicians for a potential post-acute surge. 
 
Journal Article:
Smith JM, Lee AC, Zeleznik H,…, Needham, DM, Ohtake PJ. Home and Community-Based Physical Therapist Management of Adults With Post– Intensive Care Syndrome. PTJ. April 2020. Online ahead of print.  https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzaa059

Interview Pearls

06/15/2020

6:30 - 8:00pm

Virtual login will be sent on day of event.  Please register.

PT and PTA Interview Pearls is intended to offer the new grad some insider strategies to increase chances at finding a happy and good fit, regardless of setting. It will cover essentials to ask during the first interview, during negotiations and to do's prior to applying. Intended for clinicians within their first couple of years of practice or looking to refresh their interviewing skills.

Presenter: CJ Mimee, PT, DPT, RYT, is a doctor of physical therapy in the outpatient orthopedic world and graduate of MGH Institute of Health Professions. She opened her own, cash-based clinic on the Southside of Chicago, named Velona Health, where they combine orthopedic manual therapy and neuroscience to treat the whole person. CJ presented on Interview Pearls for the new PT and PTA graduate last year and is happy to be back for a second time. The physical therapy world is counting on our ability and willingness to shape it's future. CJ is here to help you take your first steps to nailing the interview!

Sponsored by the PTA SIG

Central MA Heart and Stroke Walk

06/20/2020

The APTA Massachusetts: Central District signed up for the 2020 Central MA Heart and Stroke Walk. It's a big, big deal that happens every year to help the American Heart Association raise money for important scientific research.

We have established a team and looking for as many PT and PTAs and Students to join us and keep hearts beating across the country!

June 20, 2020
Check-In: 8:30 am
Start Time: 10:00 am
DCR's Quinsigamond Lake State Park,
283 Lake Ave, Worcester

With a little heart, we can save lives. Head on over to our Team Page to sign up.

 

Board of Directors Meeting

06/24/2020

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Brigham & Women's Health Care Center, 850 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, MA

Fishbowl Conference Room

APTAMA Board meets to advance the Strategic Plan.

Members welcome. If you plan to attend, please notify tamara@libertysquaregroup.com

Board of Directors Meeting

08/12/2020

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Brigham & Women's Health Care Center, 850 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, MA

Fishbowl Conference Room

APTAMA Board meets to advance the Strategic Plan.

Members welcome. If you plan to attend, please notify tamara@libertysquaregroup.com

Strategic Planning Retreat

09/12/2020

Full day

Location TBD

Annual Conference

11/7/2020

 

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Fall Assembly of Representatives

11/19/2020

5:30 - 9pm

Location TBD

Board of Directors Meeting

12/16/2020

6:30 AM - 8:30 PM

Brigham & Women's Health Care Center, 850 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, MA

Fishbowl Conference Room

APTAMA Board meets to advance the Strategic Plan.

Members welcome. If you plan to attend, please notify tamara@libertysquaregroup.com

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