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Episode 10: Career Spotlight: Social Worker (Early Career Edition)

Episode 10: Career Spotlight: Social Worker (Early Career Edition)

November 29, 2022

Are you interested in learning more about the role of social work in rehabilitation? In this episode, we learn about social work as a profession with our guest, Emilie Morin, and host Jennifer Ryan. We will discuss her path to a career in social work, what it is like to transition from school to clinical practice, and her insights into the triumphs and challenges of the profession.

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Episode Credits
Podcast Host: Jennifer Ryan
Featured Speaker: Emilie Morin
Executive Producer: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy, Francis Routledge
Audio Editors: Francis Routledge, Gloria Di Iorio, Anna Huynh
Production Team: Jennifer Ryan, Francis Routledge, Kyla Alsbury-Nealy, Anna Huynh, Gloria Di Iorio, Eugene Hwang, Reeman Marzouqah
Music: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy, Benjamin Alsbury-Nealy Promotional Illustrations: Gloria Di Iorio

 

Connecting the Dots: Episode 2: Transforming Research with Patient Partners

Connecting the Dots: Episode 2: Transforming Research with Patient Partners

November 28, 2022

How can patient partners transform research? This episode of the Connecting the Dots mini-series features Dr Emily Ho, an occupational therapist, assistant professor, and clinician investigator, and Johanna Ponnuthurai, a patient partner and person with a brachial plexus injury. With host Jennifer Ryan, they discuss Emily’s research program involving children and young adults with upper limb

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Social Media Information:

1. United Brachial Plexus Network
Twitter: @UBPN
Instagram: @ubpn_official
2. CHAMP
Twitter: @TheWarAmps
Instagram: @thewaramps
3. Lucky Fin Project
Twitter: @luckyfinproject
Instagram: lucky_fin_project

Dr. Emily Ho’s Website:
https://nolimbitslab.wixsite.com/website/ 

Episode Credits
Podcast Host: Jennifer Ryan
Featured Speakers: Johanna Ponnuthurai & Dr. Emily Ho
Executive Producers: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Julia Rybkina
Audio Editors: Jennifer Ryan, Eugene Hwang
Production Team: Francis Routledge, Anna Huynh, Bernice Lau, Lucas Crosby
Music: Kyla/ Alsbury-Nealy & Kyle Alsbury-Nealy
Promotional illustrations: Reeman Marzouqah

Episode 9: 2SLGBTQIPA+ Health and Rehabilitation

Episode 9: 2SLGBTQIPA+ Health and Rehabilitation

July 14, 2022

Happy (belated) Pride Month! In this episode, Kyla interviews Zach Chan, a physiotherapist in the 2SLGBTQIPA+ community. We discuss barriers to healthcare for people in the 2SLGBTQIPA+ community, gender-affirming care and rehabilitation, and privilege and systems of oppression. Zach makes practical suggestions for how healthcare professionals can improve the inclusivity of care and the clinical environment and shares about a research project which explored the inclusion of 2SLGBTQIPA+ content into physiotherapy university curricula.

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Useful links: The 519 Training and Resources | Trans PULSE Project | Coin Model of Privilege and Critical Allyship by Dr. Stephanie Nixon | CIHR Definitions of Sex and Gender

Zach Chan's Contact Information:
Website: https://zachchanphysio.ca/
Instagram: @zachgchan

Episode Credits
Podcast Host: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy
Featured Speaker: Zach Chan
Executive Producer: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy
Audio Editors: Francis Routledge, Eugene Hwang
Production Team: Francis Routledge, Anna Huynh, Bernice Lau Reeman Marzouqah, Jennifer Ryan
Music: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Benjamin Alsbury-Nealy Promotional Illustrations: Reeman Marzouqah

Episode 8: Career Spotlight: Speech Language Pathologist (Early Career Edition)

Episode 8: Career Spotlight: Speech Language Pathologist (Early Career Edition)

March 3, 2022

Have you heard of Speech-Language Pathology (SLP)? In this episode, we learn about SLP as a profession from our guest, Umna Islam, and our host Anna Huynh, as they debunk myths about the profession, discuss the role of Speech-Language Pathologists across the lifespan, and their passion for SLP.

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Episode Credits
Podcast Host: Anna Huynh
Featured Speaker: Umna Islam
Executive Producers: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Julia Rybkina
Audio Editors: Anna Huynh, Eugene Hwang
Production Team: Francis Routledge, Bernice Lau, Jennifer Ryan, Lucas Crosby
Music: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Kyle Alsbury-Nealy
Promotional illustrations: Reeman Marzouqah

Episode 7: Career Spotlight: Physiotherapist (Early Career Edition)

Episode 7: Career Spotlight: Physiotherapist (Early Career Edition)

February 3, 2022

Have you ever wondered what the transition from graduate school into clinical practice is like? In this episode, our guest Emily Brewer, PT and host Jennifer Ryan, PT chat about this transition in the field of physiotherapy. Emily discusses her path to a career in physiotherapy and her experiences working in an acute care hospital.

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Episode Credits
Podcast Host: Jennifer Ryan
Featured Speaker: Emily Brewer
Executive Producers: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Julia Rybkina
Audio Editors: Jennifer Ryan, Eugene Hwang
Production Team: Francis Routledge, Anna Huynh, Bernice Lau, Lucas Crosby
Music: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Kyle Alsbury-Nealy
Promotional Illustrations: Reeman Marzouqah

Connecting the Dots: Episode 1: Dance and Music for Research and Recovery After Stroke

Connecting the Dots: Episode 1: Dance and Music for Research and Recovery After Stroke

December 7, 2021

In the first episode of the Connecting the Dots mini-series, we invite Dr. Kara Patterson, a physical therapy professor and scientist, and Monika Szopinska, an individual with lived experience, to discuss rehabilitation research from the perspectives of the researcher and the participant under the lens of using dance and music for recovery after stroke.

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Episode Credits
Podcast Host: Lucas Crosby
Featured Speakers: Monika Szopinska & Dr. Kara Patterson
Executive Producers: Julia Rybkina & Kyla Alsbury-Nealy
Audio Editors: Lucas Crosby, Julia Rybkina, Eugene Hwang
Production Team: Francis Routledge, Anna Huynh, Jennifer Ryan, Bernice Lau
Music: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Kyle Alsbury-Nealy
Promotional Illustrations: Reeman Marzouqah

 

Episode 6: Career Spotlight: Occupational Therapist (Early Career Edition)

Episode 6: Career Spotlight: Occupational Therapist (Early Career Edition)

May 18, 2021

‘Occupational Therapy’ – no, it’s not about receiving therapy at work! In this episode, join Bernice as she interviews Alexandra (Allee) Thompson, a recent graduate of the University of Toronto’s Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program and current second-year PhD student. They discuss commonly asked questions about the Occupational Therapy profession, transitioning from a clinical to research-based graduate program, as well as tips for pursuing this career path. For further readings referenced in the episode, please see the links below and if you have any questions please reach out to Allee directly at: allee.thompson@mail.utoronto.ca

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Useful links: What is OT? | The Person-Environment OT Model | WHO’s ICF | Canadian Model of Occupational Performance

Episode Credits
Podcast Host: Bernice Lau
Featured Speaker: Allee Thompson
Executive Producers: Julia Rybkina & Kyla Alsbury-Nealy
Audio Editors: Julia Rybkina, Eugene Hwang
Production Team: Anna Huynh, Lucas Crosby, Jennifer Ryan, Bernice Lau
Music: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Kyle Alsbury-Nealy
Promotional Illustrations: Mikaela Stiver

Episode 5: Mental Health in Rehabilitation Science [Speaker Series event recap]

Episode 5: Mental Health in Rehabilitation Science [Speaker Series event recap]

April 20, 2021

How can one's mental health affect your outcomes in rehabilitation? In this episode, Bernice and Anna sit down to discuss mental health in the field of rehabilitation sciences. We hear perspectives on burnout prevention, the impact of coping on engagement, and realistic hope from Lindsey Kudlow, Dr. Andrea Iaboni, and Anita Kaiser through a recap of a recent RSI speaker series event on mental health. Tune in to find out more!

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Episode Credits
Podcast Hosts: Bernice Lau & Anna Huynh
Featured Speakers: Lindsey Kudlow, M.Ed, RP, Dr. Andrea Iaboni, MD, DPhil, & Anita Kaiser, MSc
Executive Producers: Julia Rybkina & Kyla Alsbury-Nealy
Audio Editors: Julia Rybkina, Lucas Crosby & Kyla Alsbury-Nealy
Music: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Kyle Alsbury-Nealy
Promotional Illustrations: Mikaela Stiver

Episode 4: Physical and Mental Health in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Episode 4: Physical and Mental Health in Autism Spectrum Disorder

January 7, 2021

Kyla and Julia interview Dr. Patrick Jachyra, a post-doctoral fellow at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto. Patrick works with youth living with neurodevelopmental disorders like Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and is passionate about understanding their unique health needs. In this episode, we uncover some key take-aways on the importance of uniting both physical and mental health and learn about his experiences leading and promoting physical exercise programs in the community. Tune in to find out more! 

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Episode Credits
Podcast Hosts: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Julia Rybkina
Featured Speaker: Dr. Patrick Jachyra
Executive Producers: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Julia Rybkina
Production Team: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy, Julia Rybkina, Mikaela Stiver, Lucas Crosby, Bernice Lau, Chelsea Chua
Audio Editors: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy, Julia Rybkina, Bernice Lau
Music: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Kyle Alsbury-Nealy
Promotional Illustrations: Mikaela Stiver

COVID-19: A Mini-Series Part 5: The Student Experience

COVID-19: A Mini-Series Part 5: The Student Experience

November 30, 2020
In this fifth & final episode of our COVID-19 mini-series we turn to the Temerty Faculty of Medicine graduate students in rehabilitation, physiotherapy and medicine to gather their take on how the pandemic impacted their studies, career prospects and daily life. Join hosts Bernice Lau and Mikaela Stiver exploring themes around short-term changes to the student experience in clinical and research programs, departmental and university responses to COVID-19, projected long-term impacts on the future of healthcare, and potential 'silver linings’!
 
 

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Episode Credits
Hosts: Mikaela Stiver & Bernice Lau
Executive Producer: Kyla Alsbury & Julia Rybkina
Audio Editors: Julia Rybkina, Lucas Crosby, & Mikaela Stiver
Music: Kyla Alsbury & Kyle Nealy
Promotional Illustrations: Mikaela Stiver  

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