Shawn Phipps Chief Quality Officer & Associate Hospital Administrator at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
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TEDxAlmansorPark Speaker



TEDxAlmansorPark 2019 Speaker | PhD, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA

Dr. Shawn Phipps is the Chief Quality Officer and Associate Hospital Administrator at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Los Angeles, California, where he has served for over 21 years as an Occupational Therapy practitioner, clinical specialist, supervisor, manager, and chief.  He is the Past Vice President and Board Director of the American Occupational Therapy Association and currently serves as the California Representative #1 to the AOTA Representative Assembly.  Dr. Phipps has also served two consecutive elected terms as the President of the Occupational Therapy Association of California and serves as Adjunct Faculty and a member of the Board of Councilors for the University of Southern California Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy.


He has published and presented extensively at the state, national, and international levels and serves as the Section Editor for the Occupational Therapy Manager textbook through AOTA Press with additional publications through the American Journal of Occupational TherapyWillard & Spackman, and Pedretti’s Occupational Therapy.  Dr. Phipps was inducted as a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association (FAOTA) in 2011, was a recipient of the AOTA Cordelia Myers Writer’s Award in 2008, the OTAC Practice Award in 2005, the 2014 recipient of the OTAC Award of Excellence and the 2015 recipient of the AOTA Recognition of Achievement for Excellence in Leadership, Management, and Administration.