Elizabeth Mostrom, PT, PhD
  • EMostrom%20peachPosition: Professor, Director of Clinical Education
  • Department: School of Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences, Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy
  • Campus Address: 1219 Health Professions Building
  • Office Hours: Thursdays, 2-4 p.m.
  • Phone: 989-774-2349
  • Email: elizabeth.mostrom@cmich.edu
  • Courses: PTH 633 Clinical Education I
    PTH 634 Clinical Education II
    PTH 832 Clinical Education IV
    PTH 932 Clinical Education V
    PTH 790 Clinical Case Research I
    PTH 890 Clinical Case Research II
    PTH 655 Teaching and Learning in PT
    PTH 665 PT Seminar I
    PTH 766 PT Seminar IV

Degrees and Universities

Ph.D., Educational Psychology - Michigan State University
Minors: Developmental Psychology; Research Design
M.S., Physical Therapy - Duke University
B.S., Health Education - West Chester State College

Honors and Recognitions

American Physical Therapy Association, Education Section, Pauline Cerasoli Lecturer, 2013.
American Physical Therapy Association, Lucy Blair Service Award, 2007.
Central Michigan University, Excellence in Teaching Award, May 2000.
Michigan Physical Therapy Association, Richard E. Darnell Research Award, 1999.
Mary McMillan Scholarship Award for Doctoral Student, American Physical Therapy Association, 1994.
Doctoral Research Grant, APTA, Foundation for Physical Therapy, 1993-95.

Professional Organizations

Special Certifications and Memberships Association Memberships/Professional Service/Offices Held:

* State of Michigan, Board of Physical Therapy Gubernatorial Appointment, 2005-2011; Vice Chairperson, 2007-2009; Chair - Administrative Rules Committee, 2007-2011; Disciplinary Subcommittee, 2006-2010

* American Physical Therapy Association
APTA Awards Committee, Mary McMillan Scholarship Award Subcommittee, 2006-2010
APTA Education Section
Editor in Chief, Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 2001-2004
Awards Committee, 2001-2003
Special Interest Group for Clinical Education, Treasurer, 1994-96
By-Laws Task Force, SIGCE, 1994-95
Nominating Committee, SIGCE, 1992-94; Chair, 1993-94
Special Interest Group on Clinical Education, Program Chair, 1988-92
Program Committee, Section for Education, Chair, 1988-92
APTA Section on Research
Special Interest Group for Qualitative Research, Secretary, 1998-2001; Co-Chair, 2001-2009

* American Anthropological Association
Council on Anthropology and Education
Society for Medical Anthropology

* American Educational Research Association
Division I - Education in the Professions

* Michigan Physical Therapy Association
MPTA Special Interest Group for Clinical Education, (SIGCE)
MPTA SIGCE Outstanding CI Award Committee, Chair, 2004
MPTA SIGCE, Executive Committee, 1997-1998, 1998-1999
Outstanding CCCE Award Committee, Chair, 2001
Executive Committee, 1997-99
Program Committee, 1988-92
MPTA Clinical Education Advisory Committee, 1994-present
MPTA Board of Directors, Director, 1992-94
MPTA Delegate to APTA House of Delegates, 1988-93
MPTA Institute for Research and Education, Inc.
Trustee and President, 1984-1986
Trustee and Vice President, 1982-1984
Program/Project Committee, 1983-1985
Refresher Course Committee, 1985

*West Michigan Clinical Educators Forum
Founder and Chair, 1984-1986
Member, 1984-present
Co-Chair, 1997-1998, 1998-1999

Consultative and Advisory Positions:

*Board of Physical Therapy, State of Michigan, 2005-2011; Interim Chair, 2006-2007; Vice Chair, 2007-2009.
Administrative Rules Committee, Chair, 2007-2011.
Disciplinary Sub-committee, 2006-2010.


*Manuscript Reviewer, Physical Therapy, 2008-present

*Manuscript Reviewer, Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 2006-present.

*Journal of Physical Therapy Education, Strategic Planning Consultant and Committee Member, Spring 2005.

*Editor, Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 2001-2004.

*Editorial Board, Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 2000-2004

*Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 1996-present 


 

Publications

Mostrom E. 16th Annual Pauline Cerasoli Lecture. Life lessons: teaching for learning that lasts. Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 2013; 27(3): 4-11.

 

Mostrom E, Black L. Lana and Jean: The Tale of Two Promising Novices. In: Higgs J. et al. (Eds.), Realising Exemplary Practice-Based Education. Ritterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers, (2012 - In Press).

Jensen G. M., Mostrom E. (Eds.). Handbook of Teaching and Learning for Physical Therapists (3rd ed.) St. Louis, MO: Elsevier, 2012.

Handbook of Teaching and Learning for Physical Therapists (3rd ed.) St. Louis, MO: Elsevier, 2012.

Mostrom E. Patient Education and Health Literacy. In: Jensen G. M., Mostrom E., Shepard K. Handbook of Teaching and Learning for Physical Therapists (3rd ed.) St. Louis, MO: Elsevier, 2012.

Jensen G., Mostrom E., Shepard K. From Curricular Goals to Instruction: Preparing to Teach. In: Jensen G. M., Mostrom E. Handbook of Teaching and Learning for Physical Therapists (3rd ed.) St. Louis, MO: Elsevier, 2012.

Jensen G., Mostrom E., Shepard K. Teaching and Learning in Academic Settings. In: Jensen G. M., Mostrom E.  Handbook of Teaching and Learning for Physical Therapists (3rd ed.) St. Louis, MO: Elsevier, 2012.

Black, L., Jensen, G., Mostrom, E., Perkins, J., et al. The first year of practice: an investigation of the professional development and learning of promising novice physical therapists. Physical Therapy, 2010; 90 (12):1758-1773.

Mostrom, E. Situated Expertise: The Wisdom of Practice in a Transdisciplinary Rehabilitation Clinic. In: Jensen, G. M. et al. (Eds.), 2nd ed. Expertise in Physical Therapy Practice. St. Louis, MO: Saunders-Elsevier, 2007.

Mostrom, E. Teaching and Learning About the Ethical and Human Dimensions of Care in Clinical Education: Exploring Student and Clinical Instructor Experiences in Physical Therapy. In: Purtilo, R. B., Jensen, G. M., Royeen, C. B. (Eds.). Educating for Moral Action: A Sourcebook in Health and Rehabilitation Ethics. Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis, 2005.

Musolino, G. M., Mostrom, E. Reflection and the Scholarship of Teaching, Learning and Assessment. Journal of Physical Therapy Education, Vol. 19, No. 3, Winter 2005.

Mostrom, E. Professionalism in Physical Therapy: A Reflection on Ways of Being in Physical Therapy Education. (Editorial) Journal of Physical Therapy Education, Vol. 18, No. 1, Spring 2004.

Mostrom, E. Reconsidering Scholarship in Physical Therapy Education. (Editorial) Journal of Physical Therapy Education, Vol. 17, No. 2, Fall 2003.

Mostrom, E. Seeking Diversity and Multiculturalism: A Personal Perspective on History, Memory, Reverence and Respect. (Editorial) Journal of Physical Therapy Education, Vol. 17, No. 1, Spring 2003.

Paschal, K, Jensen, G., Mostrom, E., Building Portfolios: A Means for Developing Habits of Reflective Practice. Journal of Physical Therapy Education, Vol. 16, No. 3, Winter 2002.

Mostrom, E. Casting a Wide Net: Reflections on Identity, Integrity, and Community in Physical Therapy Education. (Editorial) Journal of Physical Therapy Education, Vol. 16, No. 2, Fall 2002.

Mostrom, E., Shepard, K. Teaching and Learning About Patient Education. In: Shepard, K., Jensen, G.M. (Eds), Handbook of Teaching for Physical Therapists. (2nd ed.), Boston, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2002.

Mostrom, E. Moral and Ethical Development in Physical Therapy Practice and Education. (Guest Editorial) Journal of Physical Therapy Education. Vol. 14, No. 3, Winter 2000.

Mostrom E., Shepard, K. Teaching and Learning About Patient Education in Physical Therapist Professional Preparation: Academic and Clinical Considerations. Journal of Physical Therapy Education, Vol. 13, No. 3, Winter 1999.

Mostrom, E. et al. A Multi-track Inquiry Model for Physical Therapist Professional Education. Journal of Physical Therapy Education, Vol. 13, No. 2, Fall 1999.

Mostrom, E. Invited Commentary. Physical Therapy, Vol. 79, No. 7, July 1999.

Mostrom, E., Ribesky, C., Klukos, M. Collaboration in Clinical Education: Use of a 2:1 Student Physical Therapist-Student Physical Therapist Assistant Model. Physical Therapy Case Reports, Vol. 2, No. 2, March 1999.

Mostrom, E. The Wisdom of Practice in a Transdisciplinary Rehabilitation Clinic: Situated Expertise and Client Centering. In: Jensen, G. M. et al. (Eds.), Expertise in Physical Therapy Practice. London, UK: Butterworth-Heinemann, 1999.

Mostrom, E. Reciprocal Teaching and Learning in Clinical Encounters: The Case of a Master Clinician. (Abstract) Physical Therapy, Vol. 77, No. 5, May 1997.

Mostrom, E. Therapeutic Ways with Words: Building Alliances with Patients Through Discourse. (Abstract) Physical Therapy, Vol.76, No. 5, May 1996.

Mostrom, E. Interactional Challenges in Therapist-Patient-Family Teaching Sessions: Discourse in a Triadic Encounter in a Rehabilitation Clinic. Proceedings of the 12th International Congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, June 1995.

Mostrom, E. Exploring Expertise: Inquiry into Practitioner Wisdom and Mastery. Quarterly Newsletter of the International Society for Behavioral Science in Physical Therapy, Vol. 6, No. 6, January 1995.

 

 Research Areas

Qualitative research; student and professional learning and development; clinical instructor development and expertise; clinician expertise; patient/client illness experiences; patient/care-giver education.