Acute Care SIG


The PPTA Acute Care Special Interest Group is a state-wide volunteer organization that brings together PTs and PTAs who share an interest in the evidence-based care of acute care patients. 

Membership to the PPTA Acute Care Special Interest Group is free. 

 Opt-in to join this SIG today!


PPTA Acute Care SIG Award

Nominations are now open for the PPTA SIG Awards! 

The awards for each SIG recognize a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant that is a member of APTA/PPTA and has made meaningful contributions to physical therapy at the individual, chapter, or national level in the practice area supported by the SIG. The contributions can be in any of the following areas:

  • Excellence in patient care or clinical practice
  • Excellence in education or research 
  • Community advocacy

If you would like to recognize a colleague for excellence in acute care, please submit a letter of nomination and the candidates resume/CV (preferred, not required) through the PPTA SIG Award nomination form by Wednesday, July 15.

View Acute Care SIG Award Criteria
Review Our Past SIG Award Winners

Relevant Links


Melissa Lesser
Southeast District
Acute Care SIG Chair
Membership Committee
Term Ends: 12/31/22
[email protected]
Julie Skrzat
Acute Care SIG Co-Chair
Term Ends: 12/31/20
Carolyn Haggerty
Acute Care SIG Secretary
Term: 1/1/19 - 12/31/2021
Ethics Committee Member
Term Ends: 12/31/2021