Student-led USC Group Aims for Diversity Among Physical TherapistsDecember 5, 2018 |
by Michelle McCarthy
The physical therapy profession has a bit of a diversity problem, one might say.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 5 percent of all practicing physical therapists are African-American. And only 3 percent of all physical therapy students this year were African-American, while 6 percent were Hispanic, according to the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.