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SIG: Residency and Fellowship
APTA Geriatrics
Residency and Fellowship SIG Meeting Agenda-- CSM 2021
March 1, 2021
Virtual Zoom Event

1. Call to Order, attendance, introductions, and welcome by Raegan Muller, Chair R/F SIG
a. Vice Chair – Mindy Renfro
b. Secretary – Emma Phillips
c. Nominating Committee –
o Jason DeCesari
o Jennifer Cabrera
New R/F SIG leaders: Welcome Jill FitzGerald, ViceChair; Sarah Carolyn Smith, Nominating Comm

2. Mission (Purpose of the R/F SIG): The purpose of the R/F SIG shall be to provide a forum through which individuals having a common interest in postprofessional residency and fellowship education in geriatric physical therapy may meet and promote excellence and the advancement of the specialty of geriatric physical therapy via the growth and development of accredited residency and fellowship postprofessional educational programs.

3. Updates from AGPT/ABPTRFE

4. Support for Resident’s Applications to Geri Residency Programs
a. Merit Based Award – AGPT awarded $8400 to Residents
i. Hannah Acton, Brittany Hurst, Kara Ariapad, Alicia Illis, Taylor Wrice
ii. 2 additional recipients but their programs were deferred
iii. of applicant essays resumes, and professional letters of recommendation.
b. 2021 Application deadline March 31
c. Need volunteers to review

5. Inter-SIG Journal Club 2019 – Hosted by RF SIG
a. Nov 2020 – Hosted by R/F SIG – Modified 30 Sec Sit to Stand Test: Reliability and Validity in Older Adults Unable to Complete Traditional Sit TO stand Testing -> FILLED
b. March 2021 – R/F SIG suggested - Adherence to Technology Based Exercise Programs in Older Adults: A Systematic Review
c. Planning – each APTA Geriatrics SIG “took” a month
i. Select article, promote Journal Club to memebers
ii. RF has May for Journal Club – select article by January/February

6. GeriNotes Resident's Corner Program, RF SIG. APTA Geriatrics
Purpose: Increase translation of evidence in Geriatric Physical Therapy to the everyday health of older adul

Mar 1, 2021 08:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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