Jody Frost, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA, FNAP
National Academies of Practice, Interprofessional Professionalism Collaborative
Jody S Frost, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA, FNAP is an Education Consultant and Facilitator with expertise in strategic planning, educational assessment, competency-based education, professionalism and interprofessional professionalism, interprofessional education, and leadership training programs. Dr Frost currently serves as President, National Academies of Practice (NAP) representing distinguished fellows and members from 14 health professions who are dedicated to affordable, accessible, and coordinated healthcare for all. Additionally, she was the founding Vice Chair of NAP’s Physical Therapy Academy. Dr Frost founded the Interprofessional Professionalism Collaborative representing 12 health professions and an assessment organization, which is focused on the development and testing of an Interprofessional Professionalism Assessment and IPP tool kit. After 25 years, she retired as the Lead Academic Affairs Specialist and founding Program Director, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Education Leadership Institute Fellowship. Dr Frost facilitated initiatives in physical therapy academic/clinical education, clinical performance assessments, professionalism, interprofessional education, and higher education leadership. Her publications and numerous presentations reflect these areas of expertise. She received APTA’s Education Section President’s Award, Liaison International Leadership’s Award, and APTA’s Education Section Pauline Cerasoli Lectureship. She was inducted as a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice in 2014 and named a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association in 2018, the highest honor bestowed to an APTA member. Dr. Frost received her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Ithaca College, master’s in counseling and personnel studies from Rowan University, PhD from Temple University, and DPT from Marymount University. She was a tenured faculty member, Director of Clinical Education, and Assistant Chair at Temple University with past experiences as Physical Therapy Department Director, practitioner, clinical educator and coordinator at pediatric and orthopedic/sports medicine facilities. She currently resides in southern Maryland.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Workshop Description: This workshop is targeted toward practitioners and clinical faculty. Participants will be introduced to the Interprofessional Professionalism (IPP) Tool Kit and the Interprofessional Professionalism Assessment (IPA). Throughout this interactive workshop, participants will be engaged in small groups to learn about and evaluate IPP behaviors by applying the IPA across six domains of professionalism behaviors (Communication, Respect, Altruism/Caring, Excellence, Ethics, and Accountability). Additionally, participants will assess the IPP behaviors and ratings of health…