APTA Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology & Wound Management



Join Fellow Difference Makers for Advanced Wound Care Education

The Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Spring | Wound Healing Society (WHS) taking place May 14-18, 2024 in Orlando, FL, is the leading meeting dedicated to the management, treatment, and prevention of wounds. The expert line-up of faculty, depth of discussions, and exposure to evidence-based practices and techniques are unparalleled. You'll receive invaluable wound care education that you can apply to practice to improve the lives of your patients.

Join your fellow Difference Makers to experience an inclusive agenda, an interdisciplinary line-up of key opinion leaders, and the latest innovations in wound care.

PT Networking Event hosted by ACEWM


April 26-30, 2023  |  National Harbor, MD   |    

See some special moments from the  SAWC Spring 2023 convention.   If you were not able to make it to the Spring Symposium, no worries!  Another Symposium is planned for this coming November 2023.   Stay tuned for details!

The     Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC)  is the meeting made for Difference Makers – those dedicated to improving care for patients.

Academy Member, Karen Wientjes PT, DPT, MPH, CWS presents her poster on "The Relationship Between Psychosocial and Emotional Factors and Wound Characteristics in Patients with Leg Ulcer"

Academy members Karen Gibbs PT, DPT, PhD, CWS & Deborah Wendland PT, DPT, PhD, CPed presenting their poster on the new ACEWM Curriculum Guidelines for Wound Management!  "Consensus-Based Integumentary Curriculum Recommendations for Entry-Level Doctor of Physical Therapy Education:  A Delphi Study"


Academy members  Deborah Wendland PT, DPT, PhD, CPed  and   Karen Gibbs PT, DPT, PhD, CWS presenting their poster on "Beyond the Case Study:  Ideas for Fun and Creative Lab Activities"

Academy members Claire Al-Rayess PT, DPT, CWS and Stephanie Woelfel PT, DPT, CWS, Board Certified Wound Management Clinical Specialist following their session - "Let's Get Physical!  The Impact of Exercise on Wound Healing". 


Fall Wound Care Therapist Scholarship Winners!

Congratulation to Jennifer Quisberg winner of the Fall Wound Care Therapist Scholarship. Please watch the video of the award presentation (click here)

Congratulation to Dr. Kathleen Gorciewicz, DPT,  winner of the Spring Wound Care Therapist Scholarship.  Please watch the video of the award presentation.  (click here) 

ACEWM WMSIG members typically have an informal gathering at SAWC conferences - stay tuned to the WMSIG listserv for details. 


Luther Kloth, PT, MS, FAPTA, CWS, FACCWS

2018 Boswick Award Winner for Lifetime Achievement

Awarded at the 2018 Symposium on Advanced Wound Care conference