Gail M. Jensen, PT, PhD, FAPTA is Dean of the Graduate School and Vice Provost for Learning and Assessment at Creighton University. Dr. Jensen also holds academic appointments as Professor of Physical Therapy, and Faculty Associate, at the Center for Health Policy and Ethics. Dr. Jensen is a distinguished scholar who has co-authored numerous books including Educating for Moral Action: A Sourcebook in Health and Rehabilitation Ethics and most recently, Educating Physical Therapists, which shares results of an intensive examination of physical therapist education and offers recommendations for innovation and reform including a stronger emphasis on professional formation. Dr. Jensen is the recipient of the 2011 Mary McMillan Lecture Award. Dr. Jensen continues to use her skills and expertise to further discover the humanistic elements of patient care and develop ways to prepare compassionate and mindful clinicians.
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
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