Resources

Publications

September 2016:

“An Organizational Model and Growth of a Free-Standing Physical Therapy Student-Run Clinic”

Student-run medical free clinics are becoming a way for students to engage and serve their local communities while improving and growing their own professional skills.

August 2016:

“Universities Foster Charitable Mindsets”

National Honor Society recognizes PT students committed to serving their community.

August 2016:

“Putting Students in Charge: The Benefits of a Student-Run PT Clinic”

Firsthand accounts of running a student-run PT clinic from students at Widener University.

July 2016:

“Pro Bono Work for Students”
Physical therapy students discuss pro bono care in student-run clinics at Widener University.

February 2013:

December 2012:

“Widener, Chester Forging Close Community Ties”

The Chester Community Physical Therapy Clinic and Widener were featured in a recent Philadelphia Inquirer Article.

November 2011:

“A Case Report of a Student-Led Pro Bono Clinic: A Proposed Model for Meeting Student and Community Needs in a Sustainable Manner”

The Chester Community Physical Therapy Clinic (clinic) is a student-led pro bono clinic that provides physical therapy services to uninsured and underinsured community members. The purposes of this administrative case report are to describe the creation and implementation of a student-led pro bono clinic model designed to meet student and community needs and to consider its potential for sustainability.

Links

Physical Therapy Pro Bono National Honor Society