Every year, the Coalition for Disability Access in Health Science and Medical Education (CDAHSME) has their annual symposium, which will be held in Washington D.C this April. The CDAHSME is a national organization for disability service providers, faculty, Dean’s and advocates who work with students in Health Sciences and Medical Education at colleges and universities across the country.
Congratulations to Arpita Vaidya, DPT, who will be starting the Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program at Kaiser in Woodland Hills, California, this month.
Arpita has been working at Kaiser's outpatient clinic in Thousand Oaks, California since November 2016. She also did over 2 years of inpatient as a per diem PT at UCLA, Outside of work, Arpita enjoys traveling, working out and spending time with family and friends.
We wish Arpita all the best in this next phase of her career!
Congratulations to Madeline (Ragan) Ratoza (Class of 2015) who will soon be joining the PhD in Physical Therapy program at Texas Woman’s University in Houston.
On Thursday, October 25, 2018, Elizabeth “EB” Forst paid a special visit to first, second, and third year students of the UCSF/SFSU Doctorate of Physical Therapy program. EB is a former physical therapist who sustained a tragic spinal cord injury. She has visited our program over the past few years sharing her experience on her accident, intensive rehabilitation, and her current daily life from the unique perspective of being a physical therapist. She also shared an excerpt from her book she is writing.