Objectives: The consortium will
- Discuss and explore the role of humanities, ethics and professionalism in physical therapy.
- Advocate for the emphasis of the humanities, ethics, and professionalism in physical therapy education.
- Balance the pillars of evidence-based practice including patient values and preferences, clinical expertise, and best research evidence.
- 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.
CHEP Grant Winner!
The Consortium of Humanities, Ethics, and Professionalism (CHEP) is pleased to announce Dr. Regina Kaufman of Springfield College as the recipient of the 2018 CHEP Grant. Dr. Kaufman was awarded $500 for her proposal entitled “Does Prolonged engagement in a Clinical Service Learning Program Foster Development of a Patient-Centered, Humanistic Approach to Physical Therapy Care?” Congratulations to Dr. Kaufman, and thank you to all who applied for this award!
CHEP and JHR Student Writing Contest Winner!
The Consortium of Humanities, Ethics, and Professionalism (CHEP) is pleased to announce Hayley Rieger of Creighton University as the winner of the 2018 student writing contest sponsored by CHEP in partnership with the Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation. In addition to the award, Hayley’s essay will be published in JHR. Two finalists in the contest were Mercedes Aguirre of Rutgers University and Becky Mercuro of Northeastern University. Their essays will also be published in future issues of JHR. Congratulations to our winner and finalists, and thank you to all who entered this contest!