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.
Physical Therapy Student Essay Contest - $250 award!
CHEP joins the Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation (JHR) to sponsor the 2nd annual physical therapy student writing competition. Entries will be accepted November 1st 2018 through January 4th, 2019. The winner receives a $250 award from CHEP, and the contest winner and two finalists will have their essays published in a future issue of JHR. Click the link below to view the essay prompt and details about eligibility.
SAVE the DATE: CHEP Event at ELC 2018
Please join the Consortium for Humanities, Ethics, and Professionalism (CHEP) at ELC for a reception with wine and cheese, networking, and MORE. Save the date for Friday, October 12th, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. For questions, contact CHEP at email@example.com.
Consortium for Humanities, Ethics and Professionalism Grant 2019
CHEP advocates for the importance of the humanities, ethics, and professionalism in academic physical therapy research and education. Excellence in clinical practice requires the ability to create meaningful connection with the patient and make decisions in uncertain circumstances. In support of the ACAPT mission and strategic plan to serve and lead academic physical therapy by promoting excellence in education, scholarship, research, and practice, we offer the Consortium for Humanities, Ethics and Professionalism Grant. The purpose of this grant award is to support novel research, education, or practice opportunities that aim to foster the integration of the humanities, ethics, and/or professionalism into physical therapy education. See the "Documents" tab below for details.