Physical Therapy

News & Events

  • Dr. Kelly O’Brien Wins OPA Innovation and Advancement Award

    Posted on February 5, 2016 in Awards, News & Events

    The Ontario Physiotherapy Association Awards Committee has selected Dr. Kelly O’Brien to receive this year’s Innovation and Advancement Award.  The OPA describes the criteria for this award as follows: The Innovation and Advancement Award recognizes a member who has been a trailblazer within physiotherapy and advances the science of the profession through innovating approaches in clinical practice, […]

  • Rehab Rounds: Prof. Kevin Reel

    Posted on February 4, 2016 in Events, News & Events, Rehab Rounds

    Prof. Kevin Reel will be presenting “Interprofessionally Assisted Death – Are Canadian OTs Open To It?” at Rehab Rounds on Thursday February 4, 2016 from 12:10 to 1:00 pm.  This event will take place in room 140 of the Rehabilitation Sciences Building at 500 University Avenue. Prof. Kevin Reel is the Ethicist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health as […]

  • 2016-17 OGS Deadline

    Posted on January 31, 2016 in Important Dates

    The Department of Physical Therapy will award up to 14 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) awards total (final number of awards to be confirmed by our School of Graduate Studies) to current and incoming PT students for the 2016-17 academic year. We anticipate that this process will be very competitive. The University of Toronto is responsible for the awarding of […]

  • Call for Status-Only and Adjunct Applicants 2015-2016

    Posted on January 31, 2016 in Important Dates, News & Events

    The deadline for initial and re-appointment applications is January 31, 2016 for status-only and adjunct appointments. The Department of Physical Therapy, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, and the Department of Speech-Language Pathology are currently accepting applications for INITIAL and RE-APPOINTMENT for Status-Only and Adjunct Appointments for the term beginning July 1, 2016.  We invite you […]

  • Dr. Dina Brooks Wins Graduate Teaching Award

    Posted on January 28, 2016 in Awards, News & Events

    Dr. Dina Brooks is receiving a 2016 Faculty of Medicine Graduate Teaching Award for Sustained Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentorship.  This award celebrates Dr. Brooks’ longstanding commitment to graduate education and her significant contributions.  Nominations are made by current students or recent graduates. In his letter, Vice Dean, Graduate and Academic Affairs Allan Kaplan wrote “You […]

  • 2016 Admissions Deadline

    Posted on January 8, 2016 in Important Dates

    The deadline to apply for the two year MScPT program is Friday, January 8, 2016 at 11:59 pm ET. The application is available at the ORPAS site. All applicants should review our How to Apply page, our list of important dates, and the ORPAS 2016 Instruction Booklet prior to submitting an application.  Our FAQ page may also answer any questions applicants may have.

  • Holiday Closure

    Posted on January 4, 2016 in Important Dates

    The Department of Physical Therapy will be closed from Wednesday December 23, 2015 until 8:45 a.m. on Monday January 4, 2016. Additionally, many staff and faculty will be on vacation Monday December 21 and Tuesday December 22. MScPT applicants who email us questions between December 19 and January 3 will likely not hear a response until our […]

  • 2015 MScPT Award Recipients

    Posted on December 14, 2015 in Awards, News & Events, Students

    On November 11, 2015, 92 students in the Physical Therapy Class of 2015 convocated. The department held an awards ceremony at Michener Institute, followed by a reception at the Rehabilitation Sciences Building. The official graduation ceremony took place at Con Hall during the evening. Here is a full list of all award winners. Full descriptions of […]

  • Department Closed for Holiday Party

    Posted on December 8, 2015 in Important Dates

    The department will close at noon on Tuesday December 8 for our annual holiday party.

  • Rehab Rounds: Dr. Nancy Salbach

    Posted on December 3, 2015 in Events, News & Events, Rehab Rounds

    Dr. Nancy Salbach will be presenting “Fostering Uptake of a Clinical Practice Guide Among Stroke Rehabilitation Teams: Lessons from a Cluster Randomized Trial” at Rehab Rounds on Thursday December 3rd, 2015 from 12:10 to 1:00 pm.  This event will take place in room 140 of the Rehabilitation Sciences Building at 500 University Avenue. Dr. Salbach is currently an Associate Professor in […]

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