Education Leadership Conference 2020

This week faculty of the School will be attending the Education Leadership Conference (ELC) 2020, a joint conference put on by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Academy of Education and the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT). This year due to Covid19 the conference has gone virtual from October 16-28, 2020. The focus of this conference is on Excellence in Physical Therapy Education.   Not only will faculty be attending, but some will also be presenting on various topics. Faculty attending includes:

From left to right:

  • Douglas Haladay, PT, DPT, PhD, MHS, OCS, CSCS – School Director & Associate Profession, MCOM Associate Dean
  • Bini Thomas, PT, DPT, MSA, EdD – Assistant Professor
  • Rebecca Edgeworth Ditwiler, PT, DPT, OCS – Associate Professor
  • Laura Lee “Dolly” Swisher, PT, PhD, FAPTA – Professor Emeritus

The following are presentations being done by our faculty at ELC.

  • Exploring a Brave New Virtual World – Strategies to Promote DPT Student Professionalism and Moral Reasoning – Dr. Ditwiler, Dr. Swisher, and Dr. Thomas
  • Clinical Instruction – An Intrinsic Motivaltional Factor in the Professional Development of Physical Therapists – Dr. Thomas

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