Gail M. Jensen, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Gail M. Jensen, PT, PhD, FAPTA

Gail M. Jensen, PT, PhD, FAPTA

Professor
Dean, Graduate School and College of Professional Studies
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Physical Therapy

Position

  • Professor

Secondary Appointment

  • Graduate School

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Mussolino G, Jensen GM (eds). Clinical Reasoning in Physical Therapy. Slack Inc. (projected publication - 2019) (author/co-author 3 chapters of 24 chapter text) (in press; out in fall 2019; 2020 copyright)
     , Slack Inc., 2019
  • Jensen, G., Mostrom, E. Hack, L., Nordstrom, T. and Gwyer, J.:   Educating Physical Therapists, Slack Incorporated, 2018
  • Higgs J, Jensen GM, Christensen N, Loftus S.(eds) Clinical Reasoning in the Health Professions, 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA; Elsevier Pub, (available October 2018) 2019 copyright., Elsevier Publishing, 2018
  • Jensen GM, Nordstrom T, Hack L, Gwyer J, Mostrom E.  Excellence in Physical Therapist Education.  Slack Inc. Thoroughfare, NJ. 2019 (17 chapter text based on Carnegie like study -National Study of Excellence and Innovation in Physical Therapist Education;  Foreword written by Lee Shulman, President Emeritus Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching; Charles E. Ducommn Professor of Education, Emeritus, Stanford University), Slack, Inc., 2017
  • Higgs J, Jensen GM, Christensen, N, Loftus S (eds) Clinical Reasoning in the Health Professions, 4th Edition (under contract), Elsevier, 2017
  • Jensen GM, Patton N. Developing Capability for Ethical Courage in Clinical Workplaces. Professional Practice Marginalia. Higgs J, Trede F (eds). (in press), Sense Publishers, 2016
  • Jensen GM, Delany C. The Discourse on Ethics and Expertise in Professional Practice. Professional Practice Marginalia. Higgs J, Trede F (eds). (in press) - 2 chapters, Sense Publishers, 2016
  • Jensen GM, Mostrom E. (eds). Handbook of Teaching for Physical Therapists. 3rd ed., Elsevier, 2013
  • Higgs J, Sheehan D, Baldry Currens J, Letts W, Jensen GM (eds). Realizing Exemplary Practice-based Education., Sense Publishers, 2012
  • Goulet C, Doll J, Cochran T, Jensen G, Royeen C. Interprofessional Scholarship, Service and Education: A Sustainable Model for Scholarship of Engagement. In Harter L, Hamel-Lambert J, Millesen J (eds). Participatory Partnerships: For Social Action and Research., Kendall Hunt Publishing Compnay, 2011
  • Jensen GM, Royeen C. Chapter on Education of Professionals: Professions-Health-related, International Encyclopedia of Education. 3rd edition. Baker,McGraw, Peterson (eds)., Elsevier, 2010
  • Royeen C, Jensen G, Harvan R. (eds). Leadership in Interprofessional Education, Research and Practice.(author/co-author: 5 chapters out of 27 chapter text), Jones and Bartlett, 2009
  • Shepard K, Jensen G (eds): Handbook of Teaching for Physical Therapists, 2nd ed;, Butterwoth-Heinemann

Articles


  • Greenfield B, Jensen GM.  Informed consent: Decision Making Capacity and Shared Decision Making. Chapter 4. In Swisher L, Royeen CB (eds). Rehabilitation Ethics for Interprofessional Practice. Jones and Bartlett Pub.2020; pp 81-96; and Jensen GM, Royeen CB: Foreword
     , Jones and Bartlett, 2019
  • Coppard B, Jensen GM. Futility in Rehabilitation: A Therapist’s Perspective.  Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2019;11(4): 
     , 420-428, 2019
  • Jensen GM, Patton N. Developing Capability for Ethical Courage in Clinical Workplaces. Developing Practice Capability: Transforming Workplace Learning Spaces. Patton N, Higgs J, Trede F (eds). Sense Publishers, 2018; pp191-198., Sense Publishing, 2018
  • Jensen G, Delany C.  The Discourse on Ethics and Expertise in Professional Practice.  In Patton N, Higgs J, Smith M (eds). Developing Practice Capability.  Brill/Sense Publishers. 2018;pp 191-198.

     , Sense Publishers, 2018
  • Furze J, Greenfield B, Barra JB, Geist K, Gale J,  Jensen GM. Clinical narratives in residency education: Exploration of the learning process. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. 2018; 1-16. 10.1080/09593985.2018.1472686.
     , 2018
  • Nesbit K, Jensen GM, Delany C. The active engagement model of applied ethics as a structure for ethical reflection in the context of course-based service learning. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. 2017. DOI: 10.1080/09593985.2017.1368759, 2017
  • Chesbro S, Jensen GM, Boissonnault W. Entrustable Professional Activities as a Framework for Continued Professional Competence: Is Now the Time? Phys Ther. pzx100,, 2017
  • Jensen GM, Hack L, Nordstrom T, Gwyer J, Mostrom E. National study of excellence and innovation in physical therapist education: Part 2: call for reform. Phys Ther. 2017; 97:875-888., 875-888, 2017
  • Jensen GM, Nordstrom T, Mostrom EM, Hack LM, Gwyer J. A national study of excellence and innovation in physical therapist education: Part 1 – design, methods, and results. Phys Ther. 2017;97:857-874., 857-874, 2017
  • Jensen GM, Nordstrom, T. Segal R, McCullum C, Graham, C Greenfield B., Education Research; Visions of the Possible, Physical Therapy, 96, 1874-1884, 2016
  • Furze J, Tichenor CJ, Fisher B, Jensen GM, Rapport MJ     Physical therapy residency and fellow ship education: reflections on the past, present and future., Physical Therapy, 96, 949-960, 2016
  • Greenfield B, Jensen GM, Delany C, Mostrom E. The Power and Promise of Narrative for Advancing Physical Therapist Education and Practice., Physical Therapy, 95;95, 924-933, 2015
  • Furze J, Black L, Hoffman J, Barr JB, Cochran T, Jensen G. Exploration of Students’ Clinical Reasoning Development in Entry-Level Physical Therapy Education., Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 29(3), 22-33, 2015
  • Furze J, Black L, Cochran T, Gale J, Jensen G. Clinical Reasoning: Development of a Grading Rubric for Student Assessment., Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 29(3), 34-45, 2015
  • Furze J, Kenyon L, Jensen GM. Connecting Classroom, Clinic, and Context: Clinical Reasoning Strategies for Clinical Instructors and Academic Faculty., Pediatric Physical Therapy, 27(4), 368-375, 2015
  • Furze JA, Nelson K, Ortner A, O’Hare M, Threlkeld AJ, Jensen GM. Describing the Process of Clinical Reasoning: A Pediatric Case Study Utilizing a Model of Enablement., Physiotherapy Theory & Practice, 29, 222-231, 2013
  • Hayward LM, Black LL, Mostrom E, Jensen GM, Ritzline PD, Perkins J. The first two years of practice: A longitudinal perspective on learning and professional development of promising novice physical therapists., Physical Therapy, 93, 369-383, 2013
  • Greenfield B, Jensen GM. Phenomenology: A Powerful Tool for Patient-Centered Rehabilitation., Physical Therapy Reviews, 17, 417-424, 2012
  • Jensen GM, Randall AD, Wharton M. Cognitive Impairment in the Older Adult: The Role of Ethical Mindfulness. Invited paper., Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 28, 163-170, 2012
  • Doll J, Packard K, Furze J, Hugget K, Jensen G, Jorgensen D, Wilkin M, Hardeep C, Maio A, Yongue Q. Reflections from an Interprofessional Education Experience: Evidence for the Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice., Journal of Interprofessional Care, 2012, 1-3, 2012
  • Packard K, Hardeep C, Maio A, Doll J, Furze J, Huggett K, Jensen G, Wilken M, Youngue Q. Interprofessional Team Reasoning Algorithm: A Tool for Case Study Analysis with Health Professions Students., Journal of Research in Interprofessional Practice and Education, 2.3, 250-263, 2012
  • Jensen GM, Greenfield B. Ethics Education: Developing Habits of Mind Through Pedagogical Content Knowledge. Invited paper, Physical Therapy Reviews, 17, 149-156, 2012
  • Jensen G.M. Forty-Second Mary McMillan Lecture. Learning: what matters most., Physical Therapy, 91, 1674-1691, 2011
  • Furze JA, Black L, Peck K, Jensen G. Student Perceptions of a Community Engagement Experience: Exploration of Reflections on Social Responsibility and Professional Formation., Physiotherapy Theory & Practice, 27(6), 411-421, 2011
  • Black L, Jensen G, Mostrom E, Perkins J, Hayward L, Ritzline P, Blackmer B. Exploration of the Development of Novice Physical Therapists., Physical Therapy, 90, 1758-1773, 2010
  • Jensen GM, Royeen CB, Purtilo RB. Interprofessional Ethics in Rehabilitation : The Dreamcatcher Journey., J Allied Health, 39(3), 246-250, 2010
  • Royeen CB, Jensen GM, Chapman T, Ciccone T. Is Interprofessionality a Threshold Concept for Education and Health Care Practice ?, J Allied Health, 39(3), 251-252, 2010
  • Greenfield B, Jensen G. Understanding the Lived Experience of Patients : The Application of a Phenomenological Approach to Ethics., Physical Therapy, 90, 1185-1197, 2010
  • Greenfield B, Jensen G. Beyond a Code of Ethics : Phenomenological Ethics for Everyday Practice. Invited paper., Physiotherapy Research International, 15(2), 88-95, 2010
  • Delany C, Edwards I, Jensen G, Skinner E. Closing the gap between ethics knowledge and practice through active engagement : an applied model of physical therapy ethics., Physical Therapy, 90, 1068-1078, 2010
  • Hughes M, Laubscher K, Black L, Jensen GM.Use of Deconstructed Cases in Physical Therapist Ethics Education : An Assessment of Student Learning. Recipient of the Stanford Award for outstanding paper in 2010, Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 23(1), 22-28, 2009

Presentations

  • Jensen GM. Invited keynote speaker.  Learning for Practice: Insights and Opportunities for Education and Research.  OT-PT Innovation Conference.  Creighton University.  June 27,28, 2019.
     , 2019
  • Jensen GM.  Achieving Health Equity: A Seat at the Table or Sitting on the Sidelines, Part 1. Societal Needs.   Catherine Worthingham Forum; American Physical Therapy Association NEXT meeting; Chicago, IL; June 14, 2019.
     , 2019
  • Jensen GM. Graduation speaker, Columbia University DPT Program. “Columbia DPT Graduates - Your ABCs. New York, NY.  May 21, 2019.
     , 2019

  • Jensen GM, Nordstrom T, hack L, Mostrom E, Gwyer J. Physical Therapist Education for the 21st Century: A US Study of Excellence and Innovation in Academic and Clinical Education. Poster presentation, World Federation for Physical Therapy. Geneva, Switzerland. May 14, 2019.
     , 2019
  • Jensen GM, Chesbro S, Nordstrom T, Olson N, Higgs J. Education Research in Physical Therapy: Making the Invisible-Visible. Focused Symposium. World Federation for Physical Therapy. Geneva, Switzerland. May 13, 2019.
     , 2019
  • Thurston L, Cochran T, Nickol D, Rundio A, Pfeifle A, Jensen GM. Advancing Interprofessional Collaborative Practice and Policy Research Agenda: What Questions Must we Answer Together. Washington, DC. April 2019.
     , 2019
  • Jensen GM. Keynote speaker.  The Changing Context of Clinical Reasoning in Physical Therapy: Charting your Path.  Physical Therapy Residency Symposium. University of Miami, Miami, FL. March 23, 2019.
     , 2019
  • Jensen GM. Dr. Marilyn Gossman Lecture. Leadership, Learning, and Legacy: Standing on the Shoulders of Dr. Marilyn Gossman. University  of Alabama -Birmingham, Birmingham, AL. March 7, 2019.
     , 2019
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting; Washington,DC.  January 2019   
    Jensen GM, Mostrom E, Hack L, Nordstrom T, Gwyer J, Grossman P, Christensen N, Gilliland S, Covington K.  Signature Pedagogy in Physical Therapy: Concepts and Cases.
    Chesbro S, Timmerberg J, Jensen G, Chen C, O’Sullivan P, Nordstrom T, Appling S.  Competency-Based Education: Exploring Opportunities for the Future.
    Christensen N, Black L, Jensen G, Durning S. Case-based Clinical Reasoning: Integration for Learners Across a Continuum.
     , 2019
  • Hack L, Jensen GM,, Nordstrom T, Mostrom E, Gwuer J, Chnacler C, Irons S, Rowe R, Tomlinson S, Applebaum D, Flom-Meland C. . Authentic Voices in Academic and Clinical Partnerships: Making it Work. APTA Education Leadership Conference.  Jacksonville, FL, October 2018.
     , 2018
  • Jensen GM. Conceptual Frameworks; Essential in Qualitative Research. APTA, Education Leadership Partnership. Education research grant workshop- GAMER. Medical University of South Carolina,, 2018
  • All Together Better Health Conference IX. Auckland, New Zealand; September 3-6, 2018
    • Frost J, Jensen GM, Pfeifle A. Interprofessional leadership:Strategic reframing for the future.
    • Jensen GM, Pfeifle A, King S, Grymonpre R. Advancing the Scholarship of Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice: Learning from Each Other.
    • Jensen GM, Doll J, Costanzo C, Pothoff M, Guck T, White M, DeFreece T. An Examination of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice and Shared Decision Making within a Structural, Humanistic, Political, and Symbolic Framework. (poster), 2018
  • Danielson MA, Jensen GM, Mangan W. Accreditation Life Cycle: Strategies for Sustaining Momentum. Higher Learning Commission Annual Meeting,, 2018
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting; February 2018, New Orleans, LA
    • Knight H, Furze J, Jensen GM. Resident Mentoring: Exploration of the Teaching and Learning Process through Assessment and Facilitation of Skills. Poster
    • McDevitt A, Furze J, Jensen G, Rapport MJ. Clinical Reasoning: Understanding Communication, Context and Care.
    • Hack L, Jensen GM, Mostrom E, Nordstrom T, Rowe R, Bentzen K, Dillon L, Mairella K. Academic-Practice Partnerships: Creating Excellence in Teaching and Learning., 2018
  • Blanton S, Greenfield B, Jensen GM, Kirsch N, Goldberg E. Art and Health Humanities: Intersections, Inquiry and Innovation. American Congress Rehabilitation Medicine, 94th Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA; October 23, 2017.Poster presentation., 2017
  • Blanton S, Greenfield B, Angel N, Jensen GM, Kirsch N, Kapasi Z. Facilitating Interprofessional Education through the Lens of Health Humanities. APTA Education Leadership Conference. Columbus, OH, October 2017., 2017
  • Jensen GM, Hack L, Nordstrom T, Jette D, Craik , Dunn S, Boissonault W. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: The Critical Challenges and Opportunities in Physical Therapy Education and Research. APTA Education Leadership Conference. Columbus, OH, October 2017., 2017
  • Swisher L, Royeen C, Jensen GM. Using the Five Dimensional Model for Interprofessional Ethics. Collaboration Across Borders VI. Banff, Alberta, Canada. October 4, 2017, 2017
  • Jensen GM, Webster W, Pfeile A, Godden-Webster A. Advancing the Scholarship of Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice: Impact on Academic Career Development, Collaboration Across Borders VI. Banff, Alberta, Canada., 2017
  • Frost J, Jensen GM, Pfeile A. Framing Interprofessional Leadership: Sharpening our Lenses. Collaboration Across Borders VI. Banff, Alberta, Canada., 2017
  • Jensen GM, Pfeile A, Shrader S. Advancing IPE Scholarship. National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education Summit meeting, August 2017., 2017
  • Christensen N, Jensen GM. Clinical reasoning: Concepts, Structures and Possibilities. APTA Education Section Clinical Reasoning Symposium, Omaha, NE July 2017., 2017
  • Furze J, Jensen GM, Brandon K. Constructing New Approaches to Facililtating Clinical Reasoning across the Continuum of PT Education. APTA Education Section Clinical Reasoning Symposium, Omaha, NE July 2017., 2017
  • Catherine Worthingham Fellows Symposium- PTs Role in Societal Issues- Non-Communicable Diseases - Moffat M, Fritz J, Jensen GM, Saladin L, Paschal K.; Jensen GM - Looking through the Lens of ethics.
    APTA Next Meeting. June 2017, 2017
  • Jensen GM, Hack L, Gwyer J, Nordstrom T, Mostrom E. Educators, not just Supervisors: Enriching the Skills of CCCEs in the VA System. Webinar presentation to VA National Clinical Educators Group. June 6, 2017, 2017
  • Jensen GM. Gwyer J. State of Education Research in the Health Professions: Research Agenda Ideas for Physical Therapy. Western Noway University of Applied Sciences. Bergan, Norway. June 2017, 2017
  • Chapman T, Danielson M, Graner J, Jensen G, Sus D, Schwery L. Establishing an Academic Planning Structure and Process: The Juxaposition of Workforce Needs, Institutional Strengths and Optimization of Resources. Higher Learning Commission Annual Meeting, Chicago,IL; March 2017., 2017
  • Jensen, GM.   Learning and Assessment in Physical Therapy Education; Future of Healthcare Symposium, Chapman University Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences  , 2017
  •  Jensen, GM.    Building Interprofessional Teams: Strategies for Transformative Change, Research Day,  Touro University, Nevada  , 2017
  • Lee M, Jensen GM, Mattingly E. Amplify Your Clinical Reasoning: Relationship Guides for Empathy and Expertise. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Antonio, TX February 2017, 2017
  • Petersen E, Walk M, Jensen GM. Why wait for Fellowship Training to Learn how to Reason? APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Antonio, TX February 2017, 2017
  • Jensen GM, Mostrom E, Hack L, Nordstrom T, Gwyer J. Learning for Practice: Putting the PTE-21 Recommendations into Action. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Antonio, TX February 2017, 2017
  • Jensen GM. State of Education Research in the Health Professions: Possibilities for Physical Therapy. Physical Therapy  Education Research Strategy Meeting. APTA Education Leadership Partnership:Action Through Collaboration. January 2017., 2017
  • Jensen GM,  Gwyer J, Hack L, Nordstrom T, Mostrom E. Leadership: The Key to Excellence in Physical Therapist Education:  Recommendations from the Physical Therapy Education for the 21st Century Study. APTA Education Leadership Conference. Phoenix,AZ  October, 2016, 2016
  • Segal R, Jensen GM, Nordstrom T, McCallum, Greenfield B, Graham C.   Building our Education Research Capacity: How do we strengthen our foundation?  APTA Education Leadership Conference. Phoenix,AZ, October, 2016, 2016
  • Doll J, Ryan Haddad A, Jensen G, Packard K, Potthoff M,  Building your IPE Curriculum Using Bolman and Deal’s Four Framework Approach. National Summit on the Future of Interprofessional Education. Minneapolis, MN August, 2016, 2016
  • Jensen GM. Faculty Development and Engagement in Assessment.  Higher Learning Commission Assessment Workshop, Chicago, IL, July 2016, 2016
  • Coppard B, Calderon V, Jensen GM. What’s the Value of a College Degree?  Higher Learning Commission Annual Meeting, Chicago,IL, April, 2016, 2016
  • Swisher L, Jensen GM. Individual and Collective Moral Agency: Transformative Concepts for Interprofessional Professionalism. National Academy of Practice Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD, 2016
  • Jensen GM, Mostrom E, Gwyer J, Hack L,  Nordstrom T, Shulman L. Excellence in Education in the Health Professions: What we have learned (Part 2), APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Anaheim,CA,, 2016
  • Jensen GM, Mostrom E, Gwyer J, Hack L,  Nordstrom T, Shulman L. Excellence in Education in the Health Professions: What we have learned (Part 1) APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Anaheim,CA, 2016
  • Christensen N, Black L, Jensen G, Furze J, Briggs M, Rappoprt MJ. Exploring the Transformation of Teaching, Learning and Assessment of Clinical Reasoning in Residency Education. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Anaheim,CA, 2016
  • Segal R, Jensen GM, Nordstrom T, McCallum, Greenfield B, Graham C.  American Council of Academic Physical Therapy Education Task Force- Education Research. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Anaheim,CA,, 2016
  • Swisher L, Jensen GM, Greenfield B. Professional Identity Formation, Transformation and Maturation. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Anaheim,CA, 2016
  • Blanton S, Swisher L, Greenfield B, Kirsch N, Jensen GM.Voices, Faces, and Relationships:  Using Humanities to Facilitate IPE with the Rehabilitation Professions (Presentation).  Collaborating Across Borders (CAB V) Interprofessional Collaboration. Symposium, Roanoke, Virginia, October 2015
     , 2015
  • Jensen GM, Godden-Webster A, Merritt B, Swisher L, Greenfield B. Transforming Learning for Interprofessional Professionalism:  The Critical Role of Professional Identity Formation AND Moral Agency. Collaborating Across Borders (CAB V) Interprofessional Collaboration. Symposium, Roanoke, Virginia, 2015
  • Jensen GM, Mostrom E, O’Brien B, Sullivan P. Workplace Learning: Blurring Classroom and Practice Boundaries,  American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL, 2015
  •  Mostrom E, Jensen GM,  Gwyer J, Hack L,  Nordstrom T. Learning through Practice: Navigating Complexity, Care and Competence, American Educational Research Association, Chicago IL, 2015
  • Jensen GM, Mostrom E, Gwyer J, Hack L,  Nordstrom T. Learning for Practice: Early, Integrated Clinical Experiences Matter, American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL, 2015
  •  Jensen GM, Danielson MA, O’Connor E.  Program Review: Leveraging Structure, Process and Virtual Reality.  Higher Learning Commission Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 2015
  • Jensen GM, Gwyer J, Hack L, Nordstrom T, Mostrom E. National Study of Excellence in Physical Therapist Education: Emerging Findings, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, , Indianapolis, IN,, 2015
  • Greenfield B, Jensen G, Blanton, S, Swisher L, Carey J. Humanities in Physical Therapy: Are We Ready? APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Indianapolis, IN,, 2015
  • Furze J, Jensen G, Christersen N, Rapport M, Briggs M. Domains of Professional Competence: Looking Across the Educational Continuum, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Indianapolis, IN., 2015
  • Hack L, Gwyer J, Mostrom E, Jensen G, Nordstrom T. Promoting Excellence in Clinical Education: Preliminary Findings from the Physical Therapist Education for the 21st Century Study. APTA Educational Leadership Conference, Kansas City, KS., 2014
  • O’Connor E, Delany J, Jensen GM, O’Meara C. Moving the Strategic Plan beyond the Shelf and Into Action. Higher Learning Commission Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL., 2014
  • Tichenor C, Jensen G, Matsui I, Hartley G: Mentoring the Clinician Beyond Entry-Level: Skills, Knowledge and Behaviors for Successful Residency and Fellowship Mentoring APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, NV., 2014
  • Swisher L, Edwards I, Gessell G, Jensen GM. Linking Clinical and Ethical Reasoning in Physical Therapy Education: Preparing Students for the Certainty and Uncertainty of Practice, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, NV., 2014
  • Greenfield B, Jensen G. Jampel A., Knab M. Clinical Narratives as a Tool for Exploring and Fostering Professional Development and Critical Reflection- workshop, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, NV., 2014
  • Furze J, Jensen G. Clinical Reasoning in Pediatrics Part 1: Laying the Foundation for Facilitating Reasoning Abilities in Students. Section on Pediatrics Annual Conference, Anaheim, California., 2013
  • Furze J, Jensen G. Clinical Reasoning in Pediatrics Part 2: Strategies and Tools for Assessing Student Learning in Entry-Level Education. Section on Pediatrics Annual Conference, Anaheim, California., 2013
  • Jensen GM. Expertise in Physical Therapy Practice: Implications for Professional Development, Distinguished Lecturer Series, University of Las Vegas Nevada, Department of Physical Therapy, Las Vegas, NV,, 2013
  • Chapman T, Jensen GM, Danielson MA. Building Organizational Capacity for Distance Education: Conducting a Gap Analysis. Higher Learning Commission Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL., 2013
  • Christensen N, Black L, Jensen G. Clinical Reasoning: Making the Invisible Visible. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego,CA., 2013
  • Tichenor C, Jensen G, Matsui I, Hartley G: Mentoring the Clinician Beyond Entry-Level: Skills, Knowledge and Behaviors for Successful Residency and Fellowship Mentoring APTA Combined Sections Meeting; San Diego,CA., 2013
  • Furze J, Nelson K, Jensen G Clinical Reasoning in Pediatrics: Tools for Entry- Level and Residency Education. APTA Combined Sections Meeting; Chicago, IL, 2012
  • Tichenor C, Jensen G, Matsui I, Hartley G: Mentoring the Clinician Beyond Entry-Level: Skills, Knowledge and Behaviors for Successful Residency and Fellowship Mentoring APTA Combined Sections Meeting; Chicago, IL, 2012
  • Greenfield B, Jensen G. Capturing Practical Knowledge in Clinical Practice through Narrative Inquiry: Clinical Narratives as a Tool for Exploring and Fostering Professional Development and Critical Reflection, APTA Combined Sections Meeting; Chicago, IL, 2012
  • Jensen GM. Forty Second Mary McMillan Lecture. Learning – What Matters Most.American Physical Therapy Association Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD, 2011
  • Jensen GM. Interprofessional Education: Ethics, Policy and Care. In Interprofessional Education: All on Board. Gandy J, Jensen GM, Brand B, Gilbert J, Schmidt M. American Physical Therapy Association Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD, 2011
  • Swisher L, Jensen GM Delany C, Adel Ahmad, Praestegaard J, Edwards I. Focused Symposium.Forging Links to Moral Actions: Reaching Beyond Boundaries. World Confederation of Physical Therapy.Jensen G – Ethical implications of social determinants. Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2011
  • Tichenor C, Jensen G, Matsui I, Ciolek C: Mentoring the Clinician Beyond Entry-Level: Skills, Knowledge and Behaviors for Successful Residency and Fellowship Mentoring APTA Combined Sections Meeting; New Orleans, LA, 2011
  • Sullivan K, Jette A, O’Neill M, Jensen GM. Healthy People 2020: Physical Therapist Roles in Health and Wellness across the Life Stages. Muti-section Program. APTA Combined Sections Meeting; NewOrleans,LA, 2011
  • Jensen GM, Mostrom E, Nordstrom T, Gwyer J, Hack L. Advancing Physical Therapist Education: What can we Learn from the Carnegie Foundation Comparative Studies of the Professions. APTA Combined Sections Meeting; New Orleans, LA, 2011
  • Jensen G, Huggett K, Haddad A., Sullivan W. Peck K. Practical Reasoning and Faculty Formation: Bridging the Liberal Arts and the Sciences with the Professions. American Educational Research Association Meeting, Denver, CO, 2010
  • Danielson M, Jensen G. Building Organizational Capacity for Assessment: A Case Example. 115th Annual Meeting Higher Learning Commission/NCA National Meeting, Chicago, 2010
  • Danielson M, Jensen G, Chapman T, O’Meara C. From Silos to Seeds: Coordinating and Building Capacity for Online Learning. 115th Annual Meeting Higher Learning Commission/NCA National Meeting, Chicago, 2010
  • Mostrom E, Jensen G, Jampel A, Sullivan M, Knab M, Grove C, Greenfield B. Capturing Practical Knowledge in Clinical Practice through Narrative Inquiry: Clinical Narratives as a Tool for Exploring and Fostering Professional Development and Critical Reflection. APTA Combined Sections Meeting; San Diego, CA, 2010
  • Swisher L, Wharton M, Jensen G, Purtilo R, Nelson L, Davis C, Nalette E, Royeen C. Teaching Ethics Education . Combined Sections Meeting; San Diego, CA,, 2010
  • Furze J, Black L, Barr J, Ekstrum J, Laubscher K, Jensen G. Beyond our Box: A Clinical Reasoning Progression – Tools for Entry-level, Clinical and Residency Education. APTA Combined Sections Meeting; San Diego, CA, 2010
  • Tichenor C, Jensen G, Matsui I, Ciolek C: Mentoring the Clinician Beyond Entry-Level: Skills, Knowledge and Behaviors for Successful Residency and Fellowship Mentoring; Jensen G: Defining Mentoring within the Context of Professional Competence and Developing Expertise. APTA Combined Sections Meeting; San Diego, CA, 2010
  • Danielson M, Jensen G. Building Organizational Capacity in Assessment: A Case Example. Higher Learning Commission, Assessment Workshop, Lisle, IL, 2010
  • Jensen G, Royeen C, Swisher L, Purtilo R, Nalette E. Working Together to Learn Together: A Model for Building a Collaborative Learning Community in Rehabilitation Ethics. Collaborating Across Borders II. International Conference on Interprofessional Education. Nova Scotia, Canada, 2009
  • Goulet C, Cochran T, Jensen G, Royeen C, Harvan R. The Integrative and Interactive Relationships between IPE and Practice. Collaborating Across Borders II. International Conference on Interprofessional Education. Nova Scotia, Canada., 2009
  • Swisher L, Jensen G, Purtilo R, Nalette R. Interprofessional Group Formation and Development: The Dreamcatchers Experience. Collaborating Across Borders II. International Conference on Interprofessional Education. Nova Scotia, Canada., 2009
  • Jensen G: Creating and Effective Learning Environment – Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference. Widener University, Philadelphia, PA., 2009
  • Jensen G: Developing Clinical Expertise. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference. Widener University, Philadelphia, PA., 2009
  • Furze J, Peck K, Black L, Cochran T, Jensen G: Student Formation to Professional Obligation: Applying Key Concepts symposium; Jensen G: Professions and Profession’s View of Self- Where is Physical Therapy?. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2009
  • Tichenor C, Jensen G, Matsui I, Ciolek C: Mentoring the Clinician Beyond Entry-Level: Skills, Knowledge and Behaviors for Successful Residency and Fellowship Mentoring; Jensen G: Defining Mentoring within the Context of Professional Competence and Developing Expertise. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2009

Research and Scholarship

Grant Funding Received

  • Jensen G, Coppard B, Cochran T, Ryan-Haddad,A (Co-investigators). Circles of Learning: Community and Clinic as Interdisciplinary Classroom. Quentin Burdick Rural Health Interdisciplinary Program. DDHS; HRSA; Grant #1 D36 HP 03158; Funded, 3 year project;
  • Royeen C(PI), Jensen G (Co-PI). Dreamcatchers and the Common Good: Allied Health Leadership in Community Intergenerational Health. Allied Health Project Grant; DHHS; HRSA
  • Jensen GM (PI), Royeen C, Monaghan M (Co-PIs). Continuous Connection: Consortium for Rural, Intedisciplinary Training. Quentin Burdick Rural Health Interdisciplinary Program.
  • Royeen C(PI), Jensen G (Co-PI/Project Director). Building Community:Collaboration among Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists with Native Americans in Rural Nebraska. Allied Health Special Project Grant; DHHS; HRSA
  • Jensen GM, (PI) Gwyer J, Hack L, Mostrom E, Nordstrom T. (co-investigators). Physical Therapist Education for the Twenty-First Century (PTE-21): Innovation and Excellence in Physical Therapist Academic and Clinical Education. National study of excellence in physical therapist education patterned after Carnegie Foundation Study of Professions project, Funded by American Physical Therapy Association (APTA); 2 year grant;$65,000; (2011-present); additional funding – 2013: $45,000
  • Coppard B, Jensen GM, Keefner K, Malone P, Schwery L, Chapman T. Creation of an Electronic Portfolio: A Multi-disciplinary Program Assessment Plan for Web-based Educational Programs in the Health Professions, Funded by Creighton University’s Office of Institutional Research and Assessment,
  • Jensen G, Gandy J. Knowledge and Clinical Teaching:Cases from Physical Therapy and Pharmacy. Health Future Foundation, Creighton University, $6,916, funded, July 1994
  • Shepard K(Principal Investigator)Jensen G, Gwyer J, Hack L (co-investigators) The Development of Expert Performance in Physical Therapy Clinicians. The Foundation for Physical Therapy Direct Annual costs: $67,523
  • Brown K, Sirles A, Hilyer J, Jensen G (5% effort) (nursing;principal and co- investigators) Worksite Education/Exercise for Back Injury Prevention, at University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama;
  • Jensen G, (PI) Lorish C (mentor); Assessment of Patient-Practitioner Views on Cooperation to Treatment: Phase One of Testing Practitioner Use of Cooperation Enhancement Strategies - Arthritis Health Professions New Investigator Grant,
  • Brown K, Sirles A (nursing; principal and co-principal investigators), Jensen G (investigator;10%) Injury Prevention Research Center - UAB Worksite Education/Exercise for Back Injury Prevention
  • Stanford Arthritis Center, Arthritis Success Manual, NIH grant
  • Potthoff, M., Carrico, C. Doll, J., DeFreece, T, Jensen, G., Lappe, J, & McCafferty, K. (September 2016-October 2018). Cultivating Collaboration: Building a Successful Collaborative Care Model in an Academic Health Partnership. Accelerating Interprofessional Community-Based Education and Practice. Funded by the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the John A. Hartford Foundation, the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. $100,000 Role: Assisting with qualitative research data.
  • Christensen N, Black L, Jensen GM, Wainwright S. Student Physical Therapists’ Clinical Reasoning: Development of Entrustable Professional Activity Schema. Samuel Merritt University Faculty Scholarship Grant Program. 2018 - Funded - Spring 2019;
  • Peterson J, Hartley G, Christensen N. Outcomes of Resident Education: Exploring Learner Development During and Post Residency. Jensen(consultant); submitted – American Physical Therapy Association, Education Academy;
  • Knight H, Furze J, Jensen G. Mentoring in Physical Therapy Residency Education: Assessment and Facilitation of Skills, Nebraska Foundation for Physical Therapy. $5,000 Role: mentor/consultant for design, data analysis

Awards and Honors

  • Mary Mcmillan Lecture Award, American Physical Therapy Association, 2011
  • Mary Lucretia and Sarah Emily Award, Creighton University, 2010
  • Lucy Blair Service Award, American Physical Therapy Association, 2008
  • Honorary Doctorate, AT Still University , 2007
  • National Book Award in Health Sciences, Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society, 2006
  • Alpha Sigma Nu- Honorary Member, Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society, 2003
  • Catherine Worhtington Fellow, American Physical Therapy Association, 2002
  • Golden Pen Award, American Physical Therapy Association, 2001
  • Faculty Scholarly Achievement Award, Creighton University, School of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions, 1999
  • Faculty Scholarly Achievement Award, Creighton University, School of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions, 1997
  • Faculty Publication Award, American Physical Therapy Association; California Chapter, 1992
  • Arthritis Health Professions New Investigator Award, 1989
  • New Investigator Award, Arthritis Health Professions, 1989
  • Dean's Research Incentive Award, Temple University, College Allied Health Professions, 1987
  • Marion Williams Scholarship, Stanford University, 1978
  • High Distinction, University of Minnesota, 1973