Award Nominations

The Private Practice Section, APTA would like to acknowledge those members who have made valuable contributions to physical therapist-owned businesses, their community and to the Section. Awards will be presented at the PPS Annual Conference & Exhibition. Nominate those colleagues who are so deserving of this recognition.

Award recipients will be announced in August of the year, and receive their awards at the PPS Annual Conference at the Opening Awards Presentation and President's Reception

Award Information

Robert G. Dicus

Purpose

Acknowledges a single member of the Private Practice Section whose contributions to the Section and to APTA like those of Robert G. Dicus have been of exceptional value.

Eligibility

The nominee must be a current PPS member in good standing. PPS employees, members of the 2016 Awards Committee, and the PPS Board of Directors are not eligible.

Criteria

Lasting contributions in 4 of the following areas:

  1. Professional competence - clinical
  2. Professional expertise - educational
  3. Excellence in Business
  4. Services to the profession and community at large
  5. Participation in APTA or other organizations
  6. Commitment to physical therapistowned business
  7. Participation in public relations or politics

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2017 Dicus Award Video

Friend of Private

Purpose

Awarded for distinguished contributions of time, energy, or expertise towards promoting the goals of the Section, as well as physical therapist-owned business.

Eligibility

Non-PPS member, individual, group, or corporation

Criteria
  1. Must demonstrate distinguished contributions of time, energy, or expertise towards promoting the goals of the Section and enhanced benefits to Section members

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