Host with the Academy

Thank you for your interest in hosting an Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy course!

The Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy (formerly Section on Women’s Health) is a 501 (c) (6) non-profit professional association of more than 3,700 physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and student physical therapists (SPTs). Members provide the latest evidence-based physical therapy services to everyone from childbearing women to peri-menopausal mothers, young athletes to men with incontinence or other pelvic health complications. We host nationwide education courses, certifications, and Clinical Practice Guidelines for our members and patients. And we would like you to be a part of our journey.

Course Hosting Benefits: 

  • Up to TWO free complimentary spots in the course hosted (If you are hosting a lab, you will get two comp spots for each lab session)
  • Hosting courses strengthens the quality of education at your site.
  • Our courses present an up-to-date and evidence-based Obstetric and Pelvic curriculum.
  • All changes to our course curriculum occur in a peer review/consensus process, meaning all lecture and lab modules are only accepted after thorough review and group consensus decision. The Academy currently offers the only course curriculum with this level of rigorous standards.

Hosting Requirements:

  • Easy access to transportation, airports, hotels, and places to eat around your location
  • Large lecture space to hold at least 30-60 students comfortably, with the privacy necessary for Pelvic courses. We do give preferences to facilities that can accommodate 40+.
  • Lab tables for Pelvic and OB courses for lab practice (Minimum 10-15)
  • Linens and linen service available, multiple garbage cans for disposal of waste
  • Audiovisual capability including projection screens and equipment, computer system, and internet access
  • A local course site coordinator can be present during the course to help with trash removal, participant questions, facility issues, audiovisual issues, etc.
  • The ability to provide light, healthy refreshments (reimbursable by the Academy at $9/person/day)
  • Provide Masks & gloves to participants (reimbursable by the Academy)


 Courses you can Host

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Conferences & Courses

Our academy members attend a variety of conferences and regional courses in the physical therapy industry. Build your nation-wide network while expanding your knowledge by attending unique and cutting-edge lectures. Connect with some of the physical therapy profession’s leaders, make new friends, learn a few things, and jump start or advance your career to the next level!

Volunteering & Leadership

Volunteering with the academy is a great way to learn, grow, and make a difference in your association. Our academy has a variety of ways to serve and make a difference for your profession. Join our 100+ volunteers from board-appointed volunteer groups and task forces to running for national office or choosing solo volunteer positions, we can match you or guide you to an opportunity based on your skills and interests! If you are already a member of our academy, please proceed to complete your volunteer profile.

Socials & Local Meetups

Our academy members attend a variety of social networking events, from PT Pub Nights across the country to the academy’s signature events that include our annual Board at the Bar social, WCS Breakfast and the General Business Meeting. “Board at the Bar” is a casual get-together and networking event attended by our members, Board members and volunteers. Stay in touch with members in your state via our Social Link virtual community where members can connect and make plans to meet up in their cities.

List your practice in our directory.

Promote your private or clinical practice on PT Locator, our online Physical Therapist Directory accessible to potential employers, fellow professionals and patients! It’s the most trusted physical therapy resource for patients and general physicians to find you based on your specialties and geographic location.

  • Women’s Pelvic Health
  • Male Pelvic Health
  • Transgender Pelvic Health
  • Pediatric Pelvic Health
  • Bowel Incontinence
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Oncology
  • Lymphedema
  • Orthopedics
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pelvic Oncology
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Constipation
  • Fibromyalgia