Early Career PTs and PTAs
This is an exciting time! As you enter into your first years as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant, you are certainly experiencing feelings of excitement, curiosities, questions and new challenges.
Are there opportunities to get involved?
Yes! Once you are a current member of the AOPT, you are welcome to submit your name and interests on our Volunteer Involvement Form.
Not a member yet?
So many benefits to members!
Check out the many AOPT and APTA membership benefits and resources available to you.
As an AOPT member, you have a quarterly subscription to Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, and a monthly subscription to the JOSPT.
Special Interest Groups
Join any of our seven Special Interest Groups: Occupational Health, Foot & Ankle, Pain, Performing Arts, Imaging, Animal PT, and Residency/Fellowship for free.
Educational Course Discounts
Advance your skills! Members receive discounted registration rates to our Independent Study Courses (ISCs), offsite educational programming, and more.
AOPT Member Directory
Looking for one of your colleagues? Search for other AOPT Members here.
Nominate AOPT Members for one of our prestigious awards.
The AOPT offers various grant opportunities to AOPT members.
Additionally, take note of the many resources provided to you from APTA. The resources shown below, and more, can be found here: