Quinnipiac University
Ellen Wetherbee-McDevitt

Clinical Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Director of Clinical Education - Physical Therapy

Education

  • BS, St. Lawrence University
  • MED, University of Hartford
  • MPT, University of Indianapolis
  • DPT, Simmons University

Organization

  • Physical Therapy

Office Location

  • Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci

Mail Drop

  • NH-HSC

Experience

Quinnipiac University

Clinical Associate Professor/Director of Clinical Education

Hamden, CT

2013 - 2018

McLean Care

Per diem Physical Therapist

Simsbury, CT

2007 - 2013

Rehabilitation Practice Management

Case Reviewer for Utilization Management

Suffield, CT

2006 - 2017

Healthsouth

Per diem Physical Therapist

Simsbury, CT

2003 - 2006

University of Hartford

Associate Professor/Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education

West Hartford, CT, USA

1997 - 2013

VNA Valley Care

Per diem Physical Therapist

Simsbury, CT

1997 - 1999

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Association

Physical Therapist

Simsbury, CT

1989 - 1997

Plainview Physical Therapy

Physical Therapist

Plainview, NY

1988 - 1989

Atlantic Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy

Manager/Physical Therapist

Melrose, MA

1987 - 1988

Atlantic Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy

Physical Therapist

Everett, MA

1985 - 1986

Childrens’ Hospital

Physical Therapist

Boston, MA

1985 - 1986

Selected Publications

Use of a Self-Study Tool to Develop and Recognize Sites of Excellence in Clinical Education

Recker-Hughes C, Timmerberg J, Stolfi A, Pelletier D, Wetherbee E

Educational Leadership Conference, Virtual (2020)

Objectives to assess readiness for first, full-time clinical education experiences in physical therapist education

Dupre AM, McAuley JA, Wetherbee E.

34 Journal of Physical Therapy Education 242-251 Fall (2020)

Developing a Standardized Mechanism to Identify Sites of Excellence in Clinical Education

Recker-Hughes, C., Wetherbee, E., Timmerberg, J., Dungey, J., Stolfi, A., Pelletier.

2018 Educational Leadership Conference, Jacksonville, FL (2018)

Ten Guiding Principles to Develop or Enhance your ICE: Implications for Academic Programs and Clinical Environments

Becker E., McCallum C, Evans, K., Wetherbee E.

2018 Educational Leadership Conference, Jacksonville, FL (2018)

Relationship between narrative comments and ratings for ELP on the CPI: A call to rethink the CPI. Journal of Physical Therapy Education

Wetherbee E, Dupre AM, Roush S, Feinn R

32(4) Journal of Physical Therapy Education 333-343 Winter (2018)

The integrated clinical education strategic initiatives project-Development of parameters to guide harmonization in clinical education: A scoping review.

McCallum C, Bayliss J, Becker E, Nixon-Cave K, Colgrove Y, Kucharski-Howard J, Stern D, Evans K, Strunk V, Wetherbee E, Russell B, Legar T

99(2) Physical Therapy Journal 147-173 February (2018)

Physical therapist students’ perceptions regarding the role of their Center Coordinators of Clinical Education.

Belanger, M., Ciorciari, C., Darnstead, J., Kujan, N., Booth, J., Cusson, M., Wetherbee, E.

APTA Combined Sections Meeting, New Orleans (2018)

Characteristics of Reflection in Physical Therapy Students: A Work in Progress

Broggi, M., Wall, T., Wetherbee, E.

Clinical Reasoning Symposium, Omaha, Nebraska (2017)

Clinical Instructors’ Interpretation of the Clinical Performance Definition of Entry-Level Performance: A Qualitative Analysis

Wetherbee, E., Holmes, MB., Cesario, C., McAuley, J., Kucharski-Howard, J.

Educational Leadership Conference, Phoenix, AZ (2016)

Analysis of Clinical Instructors’ Level of Agreement to Interpret Supportive Comments on the Clinical Performance Instrument

Dupre, AM., Wetherbee, E., Cusson, M., Kenney, D., Feinn, R.

Educational Leadership Conference, Phoenix, AZ (2016)

DPT Student Readiness for First Full-Time Clinical Experiences

McAuley, JA., Wetherbee, E., Dupre, A., Cesario, C., Cusson, M., Holmes, MB., Kenney, D., Kucharski, Howard J.

Educational Leadership Conference, Phoenix, AZ (2016)

Professional Designation