On The air
List of Episodes
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Vikram Pagpatan, MS, OTRL, ATP, CAS, BCTS, EdDc is a practicing Asian-American occupational therapist from New York City. He is a full time Assistant Professor and Admissions Coordinator at SUNY Downstate’s MSOT program as well as an adjunct lecturer at York College. Prior to beginning his work as an OT, Vikram served the city he loves as a paramedic and found the profession of OT on his graveyard shift through one of his patients. Vikram's clinical interests are in the areas of assistive technology and seating and mobility systems within pediatric practice. He presently serves on the AOTA DEI committee, as the social media chair of the Asian-Pacific Heritage Occupational Therapy Association, and as a cohort member of the 2021 AOTA Academic Leadership Institute. On this episode, Vik shares about the influence of diversity - and diversity of thought - within the OT profession- diversity of thought, his path into the profession, what OT has allowed him to do personally and professionally, and more - including his bid for a seat on the AOTA Board of Directors.
Connect with Vikram:
Via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Instagram @VikramPagpatanOTRL
On LinkedIn @ Vikram Pagpatan
For more about the AOTA election: https://www.aota.org/community/get-involved/elected-and-appointed-positions/elections/2022-elections
Branching Out in Business: Working as an Occupational Therapy Clinical Specialist (Episode 126)
Mike Jankowski has been an occupational therapist since 2011 and has spent the majority of his career working with the pediatric population in start-up therapy clinics. In November of 2020 Mike started working at the EMR company SimplePractice as their Occupational Therapy Clinical Specialist. At SimplePractice, Mike brings together his knowledge of OT and private practice and works with SimplePractice's product and marketing teams to continue to enhance SimplePractice for its OT users.
•Entrepreneuership FB groups – oEntreneurship4OT - https://www.facebook.com/groups/otentrepreneurs
oOT Entrenpreurs - https://www.facebook.com/groups/536469659833481
•AOTA Private Practice Essentials - https://www.aota.org/Conference-Events/summer-series/schedule.aspx
Connect with Mike:
•Email - email@example.com
•Twitter - @MikeTheOT1
•LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-jankowski-otrl/
•Website/blog - https://www.simplepractice.com/mike-j/