Listen for a recap of the Specialists vs. Generalists Oxford Debate that took place at the First Annual North Carolina Student Conclave. Scales and Simon dive a little deeper into the importance both specialist and generalists in the PT profession.

Melissa Scales received her DPT from Duke University. She is a Pediatric Certified Specialist and a current professor in the DPT program at Elon University.

Graphic novel Melissa recommended: Everyone’s an Aliebn When Ur an Aliebn Too, by Jomny Sun

Corey Simon received his DPT from the University of Buffalo, and his PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Florida. He is currently a professor in the DPT program at Duke University.

Book Corey recommended: Originals, by Adam Grant

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Mentioned sites:

Brooks 3rd Annual Scholarly Symposium, May 19th 2018:

APTA Outcomes Registry:

296 – Duke University Faculty Residents