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Consortium for the Humanities, Ethics and Professionalism (CHEP)

The consortium advocates for the importance of the humanities, ethics, and professionalism in physical therapy education practice because excellence in clinical practice requires the ability to make a meaningful connection with the patient and make decisions in uncertain circumstances.

The consortium provides a forum for discussion of the art of physical therapy and the lived experience of patients, and consortium provides a platform for sharing resources that focus on how to teach the humanities, ethics, and professionalism in physical therapy education.

Objectives: The consortium will

  1. Discuss and explore the role of humanities, ethics and professionalism in physical therapy.
  2. Advocate for the emphasis of the humanities, ethics, and professionalism in physical therapy education.
  3. Balance the pillars of evidence-based practice including patient values and preferences, clinical expertise, and best research evidence.
  4. Serve as a platform for sharing resources that focus on the humanities, ethics, and professionalism.

Membership:  The members will be any faculty members in physical therapy or physical therapist assistant programs interested in the humanities, ethics, and professionalism.

The Consortium for Humanities, Ethics and Professionalism (CHEP) invites you to submit to our first annual Student Essay Contest. Submissions will be accepted from November 15th, 2017 – January 5th, 2018. Find details in the "Documents" tab below. 

CHEP also now offers a grant to support novel research, education, or practice opportunites that aim to foster the integration of the humanities, ethics, and/or professionalism into physical therapy education. Find details in the "Documents" tab below. 

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 Name Position   University     Email
Jennifer Hastings  Chair 2016-2019    University of Puget Sound    jhastings@pugetsound.edu
           
Sarah Luna  Secretary 2016-2019    University of the Incarnate World    seluna@uiwtx.edu
Nathaniel Brown

Web Admin 2016-2019

  University of the Incarnate World     nabrown1@uiwtx.edu
Cindy Dodds Nominating Chair 2016-2019    Medical University of South Carolina    doddscb@musc.edu
James Brennan

 Nominating Committee Member 2017-2020

  Sage Colleges    brennj@sage.edu
Donna Smith  Vice Chair 2017-2020   Emory University    dsmith5@emory.edu

Amber Fitzsimmons

   

University of California, San Francisco

 

amber.fitzsimmons@ucsf.edu

 Shelly Lewis      University of the Sciences    m.lewis@usciences.edu




CHEP Educational Repository

Click on the hyperlink below to access our repository for classroom lessons and ideas related to humanities, ethics, and professionalism in physical therapy education. 

CHEP Repository

CHEP List Serve

We use our list serve as a way of discussing hot topics and share educational ideas related to the humanities, ethics, and professionalism within PT education. You can access it two ways: 

To join the CHEP list serve via an email invitation from yahoo groups:  http://www.screencast.com/t/lbj7fsToS5

To request to join the CHEP list serve via yahoo groups:  http://www.screencast.com/t/HMOh79M6VDED

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Links to related material: 

Arts Practica: http://www.artspractica.com/

Health Humanities Consortium: https://healthhumanitiesconsortium.com/

The Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation:    https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/journalofhumanitiesinrehabilitation/

Touro University of Nevada

Jacqueline Randa, PT, DPT, PhD(c), OCS

University of Missouri

Brad Willis, MPT, GCS

Emory University

Tami Phillips, PT, DPT, MBA

Missouri State University

Marcia Himes, PT, DPT, DHSc

Northwestern University

Bill Healey, PT, EdD, GCS

University of Kentucky

Kara Lee, PT, DPT, NCS

Ohio University

Ben Just, PT, MPT

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

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MGH Institute of Health Professions

Tracy Brudvig, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS

University of Southern California

Michael Andersen, PT, DPT, OCS

University of Texas at El Paso

Bryan Boyea, PT, DPT, OCS

University of Cincinnati

Ben Just, PT, MPT

Thomas Jefferson University

Susan Wainwright, PT PhD

Virginia Commonwealth University

Shawne Soper, PT, DPT, MBA

The Ohio State University

Amelia Siles, PT, DPT, NCS

Northwestern University

Bill Healey, PT, EdD, GCS

The Ohio State University

Amelia Siles, PT, DPT, NCS

University of Utah

Elizabeth Lane, PT, DPT, PhD(c), OCS, FAAOMPT

Chapman University

Jacklyn Brechter , PhD, PT

Husson University

Laura Sage, PT, DPT, MEd, GCS, WCC

Husson University

Kelly Macauley, PT, EdD, DPT, CCS, GCS

University of Southern California

Sarah Gilliland, PT, DPT, PhD, CSCS

Saint Louis University

Chris Sebelski, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS

Creighton University

Lisa Black, PT, DPT

Samuel Merritt University

Nicole Christensen, PT, PhD, MAppSc

University of Jamestown

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University of Missouri

Christina Wisdom, PT, DPT, OCS

University of Missouri

Christina Wisdom, PT, DPT, OCS

The Universtiy of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Debbie Ingram, PT, EdD, FAPTA

Thomas Jefferson University

Susan Wainwright, PT, PhD

Husson University

Karen Huhn, PT PhD

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences - Florida

Tobi Baldwin, PT

Bellarmine University

Carrie Hawkins, PT, DPT, OCS

Quinnipiac University

Tracy Wall, PT, PhD

Texas Womans University

Jennifer Ellison, PT, PhD

University of Texas at El Paso

Bryan Boyea, PT, DPT, OCS

A.T. Still University Of Health Sciences

Jim Farris,

University of Minnesota

Jacquelyn Ruen,

Arkansas State University

Shawn Drake,

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Nancy Kirsch,

Saint Francis University

Jessica Cammarata,

University of the Incarnate Word

Amy Wagner,

University of Mississippi at the Medical Center

Lisa J. Barnes,

Saint Louis University

Gretchen B. Salsich,

University of Florida

William McGehee,

Winston-Salem State University

Nancy Smith,

University of Minnesota

Jacquelyn Ruen,

Washington University in St. Louis

Carey L Holleran,

University of Missouri

Anita Campbell,

Northern Arizona University

Petra Williams,

University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee

Kathryn Zalewski,

Mount St Joseph University

Michael Obert,

Texas Womans University

Jennifer Barbee Ellison,

University of Michigan - Flint

Karen Berg,

Mercer University

Nora Bethany Collier,

Chapman University

Susan Mais Requejo,

University of Minnesota

Jacquelyn Ruen,

Clarkson University

Vicki Lafay,

Saint Francis University

Kara L Kobal,

Shenandoah University

Aaron Hartstein,

University of Minnesota

Becky Olson-Kellogg,

 

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