2020 Presidential Address: Defining Moments

Date/Time: Fri, October 2, 2020 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM


*The recorded session will be available within 24 hours of the live broadcast date.

Our lives are full of unique moments that fundamentally influence, teach, shape and change us. Defining moments are pivotal experiences and decisions that are not always easy to recognize, but should be appreciated for their impact. Examples will be shared to demonstrate the influence of defining moments on our profession and the patients we rehabilitate. At the end of the presentation the audience will be inspired to appreciate the impact of defining moments that resonate in their personal and professional lives.


  • Describe the importance of defining moments

  • Identify defining moments that have influenced our profession

  • Describe the impact of defining moments in patient care