April 2019

2019 AWARD WINNERS SHARE THEIR STORIES

2019-04-29T15:49:00-05:00April 29th, 2019|Innovation, Interaction, Leadership, Physiotherapy Award, Volunteers|

Outstanding Volunteer Award Recipient By Robert Cusinato  Who am I?  The answer to this very question remains elusive not only to me but to each and every one of us. While I have been searching for clues, I have experienced a rebirth of sorts.  It still remains unclear what triggered this positive change as [...]

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September 2018

MY DAD ON PROFESSIONALISM

2019-06-06T07:15:13-05:00September 19th, 2018|Innovation, Leadership, Physiotherapy Award, Students, Volunteers|

My father was a man of many wise words; most of them were not his, but that didn’t matter. These few have stayed with me as mementos of his way of life: Give what cannot be taken Maybe it’s the simplicity that I like. Or maybe it affirms my reluctance to judge a gift [...]

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August 2018

INSPIRED TO NOMINATE

2018-08-14T13:34:59-05:00August 14th, 2018|Physiotherapy Award|

As a physiotherapist (PT) working in an academic setting these last six years I have come to appreciate the impact of saying ‘Thank you’, and not only after a colleague has given a lecture, which has taken countless hours of preparation, reflection and commuting, but also, a proper acknowledgement in front of peers. This [...]

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January 2018

ARE YOU A PTA STUDENT OR PRACTICING PTA?

2018-09-19T11:02:45-05:00January 30th, 2018|Physiotherapy Award, Professional Development|

Several PTA programs began this January, along with ongoing programs throughout the province. OPA invites all PTA students - from new PTA students to those in their final year, and practicing PTAs to join us for a workshop just for PTAs and PTs. The PT/PTA workshop is hosted by Lynne Sinclair and Sonia Deleo [...]