Aliza Marie Castro, SPT
Student Physical Therapist
University of the Incarnate Word
Aliza M. Castro is a student at the University of the Incarnate Word School of Physical Therapy in San Antonio, Texas. She received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from California State University, Fullerton. she hopes to become a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapist shortly after graduating in December 2022.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background To be prepared for the ever-changing healthcare environment, provide safe practice in interprofessional teams, and solve unique and complex problems, healthcare providers need to be adaptive learners prepared for future learning, and develop adaptive expertise.1,2 Adaptive expertise is the ability to solve familiar and unfamiliar problems with flexibility, innovation, and creativity.2,3,4 Health professions educators must be prepared to develop master adaptive learners. Student run pro bono clinics (SRPBC) are an important component of the US healthcare system, providing care for…