Paul Carlisle, PT, MPT, GCS, received his BA from the University of California at Santa Barbara and his MPT from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He is currently the Director of Rehabilitation at San Mateo Medical Center in San Mateo, California. His 25+ years of clinical experience treating geriatric clients spans the spectrum of service delivery, including: outpatient, inpatient, acute rehabilitation, long-term care, prison healthcare, and home care.
Paul has extensive experience leading and facilitating major quality improvement initiatives with an interdisciplinary focus using Lean principles. He is currently enrolled in a Lean Fellowship program tasked with developing standard work for leaders. In addition, he is a graduate Fellow from the California Health Care Foundation Leadership Program. He is actively involved in teaching and currently holds an Assistant Clinical Professor faculty appointment at the University of California in San Francisco. His areas of teaching emphasis are: law, ethics, fundamentals of leadership and management, quality improvement, and contemporary issues in physical therapy.