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Leadership Hub

Leadership is one focus area of the NU-Chapter Lab. Our hub aims to advance the scholarship surrounding the training and development of future leaders within the physical therapy profession. We focus on the discovery of best practices in leadership development to promote and support the development of leaders, individual and collective leadership, and the organizational cultures necessary to advance the dynamic and innovative future of healthcare.

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 Publications & Presentations

Becker, E.; Berring, S., Grant, M., Sy, H.; Taylor, S. (2023, February 22-25). Best Practices in Leader Development Education. Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA. San Diego, California, United States. 

Becker, E.; Deveikis; L., Grant, M.; Traisman, R.; Witte, M. (2023, February 23-25). Exploring Mentorship Outcomes within Physical Therapy. Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. San Diego, California, United States. 

Becker, E.; Deveikis; L., Grant, M.; Traisman, R.; Witte, M. (2023, February 9). Exploring Mentorship Outcomes within Physical Therapy. Spotlight on Research, Illinois Physical Therapy Association.

Becker, E.; Deveikis; L., Grant, M.; Traisman, R.; Witte, M. (2023). Exploring Mentorship Outcomes within Physical Therapy. Journal of Education in Health Professions.  Accepted for publication.

Becker, E.; Brewington, D; Carpenter, J., Collins, K; Cua, B; Staszak, R; Taylor, S. (2023). Impact of an On-going Pandemic: Influence of Wearing a Mask on Therapist Communication. Journal of Allied Health. Accepted for publication.

Becker, E.; Brewington, D; Carpenter, J., Collins, K; Cua, B; Staszak, R; Taylor, S. (2022, Nov 8-11). Impact of an On-going Pandemic: Influence of Wearing a Mask on Therapist Communication. America College of Rehabilitation Medicine. Chicago, Illinois, United States.  

Becker, E.; Brewington, D; Carpenter, J., Collins, K; Cua, B; Staszak, R; Taylor, S. (2022, Feburary-2-3). Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic: Influence of Wearing a Mask during Occupational and Physical Therapy Communication during Wheelchair Education. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting San Antonio, Texas and Virtual.  

Becker, E. (2021, November 29). Developing Social Capital: Opportunities for Mentorship and Professional Networking. Department of Physical Therapy at Clarkson University. Potsdam, NY. 

Becker, E. (2021, April 7). Networking: How to build Rapport while Communicating with Colleagues. Illinois Physical Therapy Association.  

Becker, E. (2021). LAMP Catalyst Talks: Navigating Change. Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. 

Becker, E.; Dickenson, K., Wessels, D. (2020, August 27). Keeping the LAMP Lit During a Pandemic. Health Policy and Administration Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. 

Becker, E. (2019, January 23-26). LAMP Catalyst Talks:  Women in Leadership. Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. Washington D.C, United States. 

Becker, E. (2018, February 19-20). LAMP Catalyst Talks: Choosing your professional path. Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. 

Becker, E., Hull, B., Koveck, P., Ropp, S. (2018, February 19-20). LAMP Management: Maximizing Management Performance Through Training and Development. Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy. New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. 

Becker, E. (2017, February 15-18). LAMP Catalyst Talks: Leadership Lessons from the Front Lines of Physical Therapy. Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. San Antonio, Texas, United States. 

Becker, E.; Kirch, N., Saferty, B. (2017, February 15-18) “From Failing Student to Dysfunctional Clinician: The Buck Stops Where?”. Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. San Antonio, Texas, United States. 

Anderson, D., Becker, E.; Kirch, N. (2016, February 17-20). Professionalism across the Continuum: From PT Student to Employee. Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA. Anaheim, California, United States. 

Contact the Leadership Team

Want to get involved with or have questions about the Leadership Hub? Email our director: emily.becker@northwestern.edu. Meet all our team members below.

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