Upcoming Dates


Dates are updated after each and every Consortium meeting and as information becomes available.

2019 Educational Leadership Conference


 Bellevue, Washington, October 17-20, 2019


 This conference is a collaborative effort of the Academy of Physical Therapy Education (Academy) and the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) designed to excite, educate, invigorate, and facilitate discussion among all stakeholders in physical therapy education. 

Presentations and Posters that will be presented by members of the consortium are as follows:

1. Building Bridges through an Innovative Clinical Education Consortium: Collaboration, Mentorship, Education, and Research

Nicki Silberman, Vicki L. LaFay, Kelly Meyers, Mahlon K. Stewart, Angela M Stolfi, PT

2. Assessing Simulation-Based Learning across the Curriculum: A Call to Action

Erin M. Thomas, Nicki Silberman, Sharon Lynn Gorman, Ellen Wruble, Eric S. Stewart, Molly A. Hickey, Kathy Lee Bishop


3. Connection between Residency and a 'culture of excellence' in a highly specialized area of rehabilitation. Lauren Snowden,  Erin Donnelly, Arielle Resnick, Isa McClure


4. Lab Experience Utlized to Improve Physical Therapist Students Ability to Care for Non-English Speaking Patients. 

AUTHORS: Nancy Mingelgreen, PT, DPT, CLT;   Gerard Fluet, PT, DPT, PhD

Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions, Rutgers University

5. Growth Mindset: Creating a Foundation for Self-Empathy in Generation Z Physical Therapy Students. Megan Hotchkiss, PT, DPT; Kayleigh Plumeau, PT, DPT


6. Patient Gown and White Coat: Uncovering the Narrative. Michelle Nunno-Evans PT, DPT 


7. Greco J, Cesiro J, McKenna R & Miale S. (2019, Oct) An interactive eBook for a biophysical agents course in a DPT program: A pilot study. 

8. Peer-Assisted Learning: DPT students as learners, peer teachers, and curriculum development partners. Michael Majsak, PT, EdD and Gale Lavinder, PT, MA, EdD, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

NYNJ Clinical Education Consortium Continuing Education Course:

Leading the Way: Tools for Success as a Clinical Educator


Saturday, October 5, 2019 8:30am - 3:45pm at Utica College in the

EJCS Building-Carbone Auditorium

Program Outline

8:30 – 9:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast


9:00– 9:15 am Introductory Remarks


9:15 – 10:45 am

Key Note Address:  Supervision and Leadership: Are we doing it right?  

Presented by: Alison Franklin LCSW


10:45-11:00  Break


11:00 am – 12:30 pm  Personalities, Learning Styles, and Successful Clinical Education Outcomes

Presented by: Michelle Nunno-Evans PT, DPT, Brittany Simpson PT, DPT, Kelly Meyers PT, DPT, CSCS


12:30 – 1:15 pm  Lunch (Provided)


1:15 – 3:30 pm  Teaching on the Fly

Presented by: Carol Recker-Hughes, PT, PhD, Marissa Hanlon PT, DPT, GCS, CSCS, Darryl Young PT, DPT WCS, Kelly Meyers PT, DPT, CSCS

3:30 –3:45pm  Wrap Up 


Previous courses:


NYNJ Clinical Education Consortium Continuing Education Course: 

Leading the Way: Tools to Successfully Navigate the Student-CI Relationship


Saturday, April 6, 2019 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

The Roy & Diana Vagelos Education Center Auditorium, Room 201

104 Haven Avenue New York, NY 10032

8:00 – 8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45 am Introductory Remarks

8:45 – 10:45 am Key Note Address: Inspiring and Surviving the Gen Y Physical Therapy Student
Presented by Angel Holland, PT, DPT, EdD

10:45 – 11:00 am Break and Refreshments

11:00 am – 12:15 pm Students as Knowledge Brokers: Learning from Your Students Presented by
Vicki LaFay, PT, DPT, CSCS, CEEAA & Lori Hochman, PT, MS, PhD

12:15 – 1:15 pm Lunch (Provided)


1:15 – 3:00 pm Conflict: Problem Identification and Helpful Responses Presented by Carol Recker-Hughes, PT, PhD & Sarah Tandle, LMSW

3:00 – 3:30 pm Facilitated Discussion & Wrap Up


CLICK HERE for the program with the course descriptions