Chosen annually, APTA Virginia honors members who have made exceptional contributions to the advancement of physical therapy through research, performance, leadership, and innovation.

The awards acknowledge the association’s appreciation of the inspiring contributions that have lasting impact, demonstrate the highest level of professionalism, and deliver exceptional results in physical therapy. 

“The depth and breadth of last year’s winners are a testament to the innovative and inspiring work being done across our field, and the commitment our members bring to their patients each and every day.”
- Tony Grillo, APTA Virginia President

At this time, APTA Virginia is accepting nominations for the following awards:
While the board recognizes the value of awards and scholarships to members, they are also aware of their fiduciary responsibilities that members have entrusted them with. At this time, there is a freeze on issuing the Vision Award until further notice.

Please note that:
  • Board members and Awards Committee members are not eligible nor can they nominate, write letters of support, or endorse an individual for these awards per Policy and Procedures; and
  • The Awards Committee will make recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding which applicant should receive the awards.