EP059: "Meet My Mentors: John DeWitt"

The Sports Physical Therapy Academy Podcast

Apr 2 2022 • 1 hr 3 mins

Meet one of my mentors, John DeWitt, PT, DPT, SCS, AT. John is an assistant Clinical Professor and the director of physical therapy residency and fellowship programs at The Ohio State University. John has impacted my personal and professional development and has massively impacted the world of sports physical therapy.

In this episode, we discuss…

✅ How he got to where he is now in sports PT

✅ The development of residencies and fellowships at OSU and why he got involved

✅ Why PTs apply to residencies and fellowships and what they are looking for

✅ For those who choose not to or are unable to do residency or fellowships, what advice do you have for them to gain mentorship and become involved in sports PT?

✅ What he looks for in candidates for residency

✅ What he looks for in candidates for employment



Are you a physical therapist or physiotherapist looking for tips, tools, and strategies to work with more athletes, become a sports specialist or get a job in a sports setting...so you can finally enjoy the career that you’ve always dreamed of? If so, you’re in the right place...this podcast is for you. Your host is Dr. Chris Garcia, a physical therapist, business owner, entrepreneur, nationally recognized public speaker, and residency-trained sports specialist.

Dr. Chris Garcia, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, USAW has worked in professional sports and traveled around the world working with elite athletes throughout his career, and he’s learned a lot of lessons along the way. He created this podcast to share his experiences and give you everything you need to know to help YOU become a successful clinician. Dr. Chris Garcia talks about everything from sports rehab and injury prevention to developing athletic performance and the path to getting your dream job...even if it is in professional sports.

If you want to become a successful clinician so you can finally enjoy the career you’ve always dreamed of, visit www.DrChrisGarcia.com.





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