Physical Therapy Hosts Field Leaders for Excellence in Education Study

By Caitlin Burns | November 17, 2016

Arcadia University’s Physical Therapy department welcomes prominent leaders in the field, including faculty from institutions around the country, for the Physical Therapist Education in the 21st Century event on Friday, Nov. 28 at Grey Towers Castle from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Dr. Laurie Hack, PT, FAPTA, adjunct professor of Physical Therapy at Arcadia University and a prominent national leader in PT education, will present results of the National Study of Excellence and Innovation in Physical Therapy Education, which includes Arcadia’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program. This study, modeled after the Carnegie studies of Preparation for the Professions, is a multi-site, three-year qualitative investigation of physical therapy education, including identification of a signature pedagogy for the profession.

Dr. Hack will also present a model of excellence for education, including key findings and recommendations from the study.

This event is co-hosted by Thomas Jefferson University’s physical therapy program.