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Advocacy SIG

  • 03 Oct 2023
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Zoom


Date and Time: October 3 rd 2023 at 7pm


Mary O’Donnell, OT, OTD, OTR, Haley Matuszek, OT, OTD, OTR, & Sarah McKinnon, OT, OTD, OTR

Location:  Zoom - to be sent out day before the event

Title: AOTA Hill Day Re-Cap: Advocating in MA for Federal Change

Learning Objectives: 

1. Identify key priorities for federal OT legislation following AOTA Hill Day

2. Disseminate federal update on key AOTA priorities for 2023-2024

3. Provide live advocacy opportunity for Massachusetts writing campaign to local legislators

Bio: Sarah McKinnon, OT, OTD, OTR, BCPR, MPA, FAOTA, FNAP is an Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy and is the founding Program Director for the Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy program at the MGH Institute of Health Professions. The curriculum is the first Post-Professional OTD program to offer programming related to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion and is the first PP-OTD program with an interprofessional focus as it shares curriculum with the Institute’s SLP-D program.


American Occupational Therapy Association. (2023). Advocacy issues.

American Occupational Therapy Association. (2023). Engage federal policymakers from home. policy-makers-from-home

Bogenrief, J. (2023). Tell Medicare what you think about its proposed 2024 policies and pay cuts for home health agencies.

This event will be closed day before event.  Please register by 10/2/23.

Please keep this copy for your own records and keep with your certificate.  MAOT is not responsible for maintaining records for contact hours.

Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy, Inc. (MAOT)
P.O. Box 850543 Braintree, MA 02185   Email:

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