The Board of Governors of Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation has named Beth Hoffman, PT, MS, President and CEO of Bacharach Institute. She replaces CEO Richard J. Kathrins, PhD, who is stepping down after 37 years of exemplary leadership. Kathrins will continue to serve on the Bacharach Board of Governors, and as Chief Policy and Regulatory Officer.
“With his extraordinary devotion and skill, Rich led Bacharach into the age of modern medicine and through revolutionary changes in rehabilitation. Beth is perfectly poised to take the reins and continue the advancement of rehabilitation medicine in our community. We are lucky to have her,” said Philip J. Perskie, Chairman of the Board of Governors.
Hoffman has been with Bacharach since 1986 and has been the Vice President of Clinical Services since 1991. She began her career as the physical therapy supervisor for Bacharach, providing therapy at the bedside at Atlantic City Medical Center. In 1987 she became Assistant Director of Physical Therapy, and in 1988 she was named the Director of Physical Therapy.
Hoffman holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware and a Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from Temple University.
She has belonged to the American Physical Therapy Association since 1979 and served as Secretary of the New Jersey Chapter of the APTA from 2006 to 2012. She has been a Delegate to the House of Delegates, APTA Leadership, for 12 years.
She has been active on the New Jersey Hospital Association, Corporate Constituency Group since 2004, and has been a member of the New Jersey Hospital Association, Rehabilitation Advisory Committee since 2015.