Early Career and Trainee Support Committee



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After much planning and dedication, in 2014 the Early Career and Trainee Support (ECATS) Committee became an academy-wide committee with representatives from each ASCIP Section.  The goal of ECATS is to organize ASCIP programming and events that address the individualized needs of students, trainees, and early career members (practitioners within 10 years of beginning their practice).

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Committee Members
ECATS Board of Directors Liaison: Catherine Wilson, PsyD, ABPP
ECATS Co-chairs: Jessica Brundage,PhD; and Zac Arnold, OTR, OTA


2016 ASCIP-ECATS Committee Members: 

Anthea Gray, MA; Alice Hon, MD; Radha Korupolu, MD, MS; Maggie Lastukhin, PT, DPT; Jason Raad, PhD; Felicia Skelton, MD; Tammy Soukup, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC; Elizabeth Sullivan, RN, BSc; Raheleh Tschoepe, MS, OT/L; and Wendy Worden, APRN, CNS

NEW from ECATS!

How do I become involved in SCI nursing? What's it like? - The journeys of three SCI nurses

Helpful tips for students and early career therapists interested or currently working in the field of SCI.

SCI Medicine Fellowship Tips

Postdoctoral Psychology Training Tips


ECATS Member to Mention (MM)

Congratulations to our MM's! Check out their information below.

January 2016 Member to Mention - Jason Raad
Jason H Raad, PhD is an Associated Health Post-Doctoral Fellow at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital in Hines, Illinois.

April 2015 Member to Mention - Jessica Brundage
Jessica Brundage, PhD is a psychologist at Milwaukee VAMC in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


October 2014 Member to Mention - Trisha Hicks
Trisha Hicks, LSW, MSW, MEd. is a social worker and sex therapist/educator at Magee Rehab Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

January 2014 Member to Mention - Felicia Skelton
Felicia Skelton, MD is now a staff physician at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

September 2013 Member to Mention - Angela Kuemmel
Angela Kuemmel, PhD is a Staff Psychologist at Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC in Cleveland, Ohio.