Dr. Caitlin Andersen works in the Emergency Room/Observation Unit at Tisch Hospital at NYU Langone Medical Center. She currently serves as a staff physical therapist at Rusk, working in the acute inpatient department. Her experience includes being employed in outpatient neurological and inpatient neurological populations. Her undergraduate degree in Dietetics and Chemistry was obtained from the University of Nebraska and she has a doctorate in physical therapy from Northwestern University. In this interview, Caitlin discusses her work in the acute care setting as a physical therapist, involvement in activities to prevent recurrence of health problems, the role of patient-reported outcomes, and some key topics in rehabilitation research.