Academic integration of occupational therapy faculty: a survey.

  title={Academic integration of occupational therapy faculty: a survey.},
  author={D S Vassantachart and Grant T. Rice},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  volume={51 7},
OBJECTIVE This descriptive study explored the reasons for occupational therapy faculty members selecting academia as a career, their use of faculty development practices, and the relationship of organizational culture to collegial support. METHOD Full-time faculty members (n = 191) from accredited occupational therapy professional programs in the United States completed a questionnaire about their early years in academia. RESULTS Respondents indicated that their primary reason for selecting… CONTINUE READING