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Diversifying the PT Hiring Pool Through HBCUs

Many people who work in or alongside the physical therapy industry are invested in diversifying the PT profession. National PT…

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Trust and Healthcare: Meet Rizing Tide Scholar Tyrell McGee

This is the fifth installment of Rizing Tide’s Lighthouse Series which spotlights our exceptional scholars. Stay tuned for our sixth…

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Identifying and Dismantling Performative Allyship

Good intentions are easy to have. Most people have a lot of them—and you likely do, too. You may intend…

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From Patient to PT Student: Meet Rizing Tide Scholar Jacqueline Hua

This is the fourth installment of Rizing Tide’s Lighthouse Series which spotlights our exceptional scholars. Stay tuned for our fifth…

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How to Network as a PT Student

Networking is key to a fruitful and far-reaching career.  If you’ve spent any amount of time looking up professional development…

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What the Confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson Means for U.S. Diversity Efforts

This month, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson made history as she became the first Black woman to secure a position on…

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Culturally Competent Care is Key: Meet Rizing Tide Scholar Elisha Li

This is the third installment of Rizing Tide’s Lighthouse Series which spotlights our exceptional scholars. Stay tuned for our fourth…

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You’ve Got a Friend in Me: The Power of PT Mentorships

This article was contributed by Moyo Tillery PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT. If there were no clinical instructors to mentor students…

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The Pros and Cons of Attending a PT Residency Program as a New Grad

To residency or not to residency, that is the question. Okay, no, it’s not exactly Shakespeare’s original question, but it’s…

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Diversifying PT in and Outside the Classroom: Meet Rizing Tide Scholar Ruth Morales-Flores

This is the second installment of Rizing Tide’s Lighthouse Series which spotlights our exceptional scholars. Stay tuned for the third…

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One More Hurdle: How Students Face Unequal Barriers to the PT Profession

In an official 100-meter hurdle race, everything is perfectly fair. Every racer jumps over exactly 10 hurdles that are adjusted…

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19 Physical Therapy Scholarships for Students and PT Residents

Finding and applying for national scholarships can be deeply frustrating—the process is a heck of a lot more difficult than…

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Yuri Kochiyama

“Our ultimate objective in learning about anything is to try to create and develop a more just society than we have seen.”

Yuri Kochiyama