Clinical Podcast: Collaboration and the DSc | Eric Chaconas

Collaboration is a key part of the learning process and curriculum at Bellin College’s Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy. Without this, research, teaching and clinical life is not possible.

On this week’s episode, Dr, Eric Chaconas, Bellin College’s DSc Program Director joins John Childs and Mark Shepherd to discuss how the DSc can take you from…

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Will Health Care Price Transparency Really Drive Down Costs?

Last Monday, there was an executive order signed that called for more transparency of pricing that hospitals charge for services.  You can read about it here if you missed the news. The order is said to help create more awareness and put patients in the driver’s seat when choosing where to have their care.  While I think it is…

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Clinical Podcast: Serving in the US Public Health Service | Dr. Steven Spoonemore

On this week’s episode of Clinical Podcast, Dr. Mark Shepherd talks with Dr. Steven Spoonemore, a physical therapist with the United Stated Public Health Service. Spoonemore dives into how his career has transformed from a new grad looking to pay off his student loans to a seasoned physical therapist serving a culturally diverse group of patients.
As the next…

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Mind-Blowing Moments at the World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress

It’s no secret that our capitalistic society has its flaws—and over the years, companies and corporations that have greedily put profit over people have sullied the waters, leading many people to posit that these “corporate” companies in general are only out for themselves. But that’s not necessarily the case. A for-profit company can be healthy—and…

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Clinical Podcast: Looking Back Over 100 Episodes

We’re releasing our 100th episode this week!

To celebrate this milestone, John and Mark are looking back at our Top 3 episodes since our start in 2016. They discuss their takeaways and how our guests are changing physical therapy.

Thank you to all of our listeners and guests who have helped us get this far! Without you, none of…

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Clinical Podcast: Research, Intention, and Work-Life Balance | Dr. Dan Rhon

We’re back with another episode of the Clinical Podcast! This week, we’re joined by Dr. Dan Rhon, the Director of Research for the Bellin College Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (OMPT) Fellowship in partnership with Evidence In Motion. Dan shares how he went from being a Marine to having a career in physical therapy research, some of the “disappointments…

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Hiring, Managing, and Working with Millennial PTs

Perhaps you’ve heard the news: the future is doomed because of the up-and-coming millennial generation. At least that’s what many, many news and business publications would have us believe. After all, according to dozens of generation think pieces and market analyses:

Millennials are narcissistic;
Millennials are lazy and entitled; and
Millennials are killing countless industries by…

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