Dr. David Burke, Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine is pleased to announce that Dr. Zoher Kapasi has accepted the position of Vice Chair of Education for the Department. In this new role, Dr. Kapasi will serve to organize the structure and coordination of educational programs from undergraduate through graduate medical education. He will also work to enhance the Department’s educational mission and profile, and will serve as a liaison between the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and the School of Medicine.
Dr. Kapasi has been a longstanding member of our Department and has served as Director of the Division of Physical Therapy since 2011. In that role he has overseen the expansion of the School of Physical Therapy and has made significant progress in upgrading the research profile of the Division. His leadership and the outcomes that have resulted have been stellar.
It is anticipated that Dr. Kapasi, in this new role, will effectively catalyze the educational commitment and capacity within the Department, and as an emissary between our Department and the other teaching programs in the School of Medicine.
Congratulations to Dr. Kapasi as he begins working in this new role.