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Canada’s Own Bob Sydenham Receives Honorary Fellow from AAOMPT

Bob Sydenham received the special recognition of Honorary Fellow from the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) at their 2018 Awards Luncheon on November 9, 2018 in Reno, NV. Download

A Blog Series – The Window: First Blog Post by Author Laura Ritchie Published!

We are excited to announce that with the attention and response Laura’s first blog post received online, it has now been published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Click here to check it out .

Blog Post #2- Practicing the Evidence, Now available for OD members

The National Orthopaedic Division is lucky and honoured to have Laura Ritchie present her second blog post as a read to members only… Let’s use The Window for a moment of reflection and consider some factors so we can continue to say it loud and proud: we are ortho. Read the full blog post!

Welcoming Incoming / Transitioning Members and Thanking Outgoing

The National Orthopaedic Division would like to thank Vince Cunanan, Liz Van Zutphen and Anthony Teoli- our Exiting Executive who have dedicated much time and passion to the NOD. The NOD would also like to acknowledge Blayne Burrows who will be transitioning from Vice Chair position into the role of Adjunctive Education Chair. Please see…

Teachers Learning

Thank you to our Education Committee for pulling off another great instructor’s meeting for teachers within the Orthopaedic Division.

An Unforgettable Weekend – Orthopaedic Symposium Calgary 2018

An Unforgettable Weekend- Innovation in Practice – Orthopaedic Symposium Calgary 2018 – A National Orthopaedic/CAMPT event!! Thank you to all who were able to attend this memorable event and thank you to our Special Projects/ Events Chair, Dianna Moulden, for pulling together another amazing Symposium in Calgary. It was a weekend filled with networking, innovation…

Inaugural Lyn Mentorship Award Winner, Roland Lavalee

Congratulations to our Inaugural Lyn Mentorship Award Winner, Roland Lavalee This Award was initiated in 2016 to honour the late Lynn Chapman. The purpose of the Orthopaedic Division Lynn Chapman Mentorship Award aims to recognize physiotherapists who, through their inspiration and support, are actively engaged in the mentorship of other physiotherapists and have made outstanding…

Golden Hands Award Winner, Jan Leonard (in memoriam)

Congratulations to the family, loved ones and peers and of our 2018 Golden Hands Award Winner, Jan Leonard (in memoriam) The Golden Hands Award of the National Orthopaedic Division is given in honour of David Lamb to an exceptional orthopaedic physiotherapist that exemplifies the commitment to our profession in manual therapy, education, teaching and research.

Have a Voice – Feedback requested

The National Orthopaedic Division (NOD) is exploring ways on how to add value to your membership. In listening to our members we are looking at ways of providing you with easily accessible information and resources that will help to facilitate your growth and learning. If you haven’t already, take a moment to complete this online survey…

Attention: Changes to Job and Course Posting

There will be some upcoming changes for advertising including; course and job listings that are on the OD site. Effective January 1st, 2019 the cost for advertising on the Orthopaedic Division website will be as listed below. Please connect with the Orthopaedic Division with any questions. Fees for Non-Syllabus Courses – effective January 1st, 2019…