• The Accreditation Services Council is a 14-member body appointed by ABPTRFE whose purpose is to implement the accreditation process. Any questions for the council should be directed to resfel@apta.org.

    View meeting dates for the council.

    Tasks

    1. Assist with the accreditation of residency and fellowship programs that effectively demonstrate compliance with the accreditation requirements, using the following process:

    • Review applications
    • Conduct and oversee site team visits
    • Provide accreditation recommendations to ABPTRFE
    • Review Annual Reports and make recommendations to ABPTRFE

    2. Develop, implement, and evaluate a training program for application reviewers/on-site visitors

    Council Members

    DeWitt, John 150x200
    John DeWitt, PT, DPT, ATC
    Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
    Chair
    Term: 7/1/16-6/30/20
    Bentzen, Kirk 75x110
    Kirk Bentzen, PT, DPT, MBA
    Term: 7/1/17-6/30/21
    Friedhoff, Cookie
    Cookie Freidhoff, PT, MAT, ATC
    Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
    Term: 7/1/14-6/30/18
    Klein, Aimee
    Aimee Klein, PT, DPT, DSc
    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
    Term: 7/1/14-6/30/18
    MaryKate McDonnell
    MaryKate McDonnell, PT, DPT
    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
    Term: 7/1/14-6/30/18
    McGee, Terry
    Terrence McGee, PT, DSc
    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
    Term: 7/1/17-6/30/21
    ODonnell, Anne
    Anne E. O'Donnell, PT, PhD
    Term: 7/1/17-6/30/21
    Osborne, Jackie
    Jackie Osborne, PT, DPT
    Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
    Term: 7/1/16-6/30/20
    Quillen, Sandy
    William Quillen, PT, DPT, PhD
    Term: 7/1/17-6/30/21
    Reetz, Patrick
    Patrick Reetz, PT, MPT
    Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist
    Term: 7/1/16-6/30/20
    Ridge, Tara
    Tara Ridge Hankin, PT, MS
    Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
    Term: 7/1/16-6/30/20
    Mary Thompson
    Mary Thompson, PT, PhD
    Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
    Term: 9/1/10-6/30/18
    Tew, Dana
    Dana Tew, PT, DPT
    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
    Term: 7/1/14-6/30/18
    Mark Weber
    Mark Weber, PT, PhD, ATC
    Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
    Term: 7/1/17-6/30/21
  • Last Updated: 7/10/2017
    Contact: resfel@apta.org