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First Diversity SIG Meeting – Recap


img_5311The FIRST DIVERSITY SIG meeting was a success!

We had a fantastic showing from the Class of 2018 and the Class of 2019!  Bravo!

With approximately 25 students and staff in attendance the questions, engagement, and learning were astounding.


Meeting Overview:

We discussed why we need diversity. The prevalence of diversity within the (more…)

Inaugural Diversity Outreach Sessions

By Jasmine

presentation_diversity-sigDiversity SIG has had a busy week of Outreach! During the last week of September, we shared various aspects of our profession with approximately 50 students who are interested in a career in medicine at both Hillside High School and UNC-Greensboro!


Overall, students seemed surprised and excited by the broad scope of practice,modalities, patient populations, and settings in which physical therapists work. After all, who wouldn’t love masking a physical therapy session as “play time” (more…)

Diversity, Cultural Competency & Outreach

At what point in a Physical Therapist’s career does a PT become culturally competent?  Will waves of diversity simply imbue within us a sense of understanding and acceptance?  Should a lack of diversity historically indicate the same for our future? (more…)