News & Events

  • Congratulations to Brittany McEachern who is the recipient of a University of Toronto, Gordon Cressy Leadership Award for 2018.

    Posted on April 25, 2018 in News & Events

    The Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Awards recognize graduating students for making outstanding contributions to improving the world around them and inspiring others to do the same. It is no surprise to faculty and her peers that Brittany McEachern is the University of Toronto Clubs & Leadership Development New Member of the Year Award and now […]

  • OIEPB Graduating Class of 2018

    Posted on April 9, 2018 in News & Events

    On March 20, 2018 the Ontario Internationally Educated Physical Therapy Bridging (OIEPB)   Program Class of 2018 celebrated their graduation with an awards ceremony and reception held at The Faculty Club at the University of Toronto. Faculty, staff, guest speakers, community partners, family and friends were in attendance to recognize these internationally educated physical therapists as […]

  • The Physical and Occupational Therapy class of 1967 donation to a Landmark Project bench.

    Posted on March 12, 2018 in News & Events

    The Physical and Occupational Therapy class of 1967 celebrate their combined program with a donation to be recognized on a Landmark Project bench. The bench will be placed in the heart of the St. George campus at UofT. Congratulations to the class of 1967! What a lovely, thoughtful gift. Click here to read more.

  • A Call For Research Projects!

    Posted on February 27, 2018 in News & Events

    Deadline for Submission – Monday May 14, 2018 The Department of Physical Therapy is preparing for the 2018/2019 Research Component of the MScPT Program and invites physical therapists with a Professional or Research Masters or PhD to submit a project outline and participate as research advisors to one of 18 MScPT student groups.  Each group […]

  • Dr. Stephanie Nixon co-leads article on global health in Lancet Canada Series

    Posted on February 23, 2018 in News & Events

    If you would like to read the article, or for more information, the Faculty of Medicine has a post about it here:

  • Public Lecture: “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Advocacy in Health Care and Rehabilitation”

    Posted on February 16, 2018 in News & Events

    Speaker:  Dr. Sharon Gabison Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Time: 5:30-7:30 pm Rehabilitation Sciences Building, 500 University Ave, Room 235 Fee: $9/$5 for students & seniors CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Speaker bio: Sharon Gabison, PhD, PT is a Physical Therapist and well respected advocate in the Autism and Developmental Disability communities who has been able […]

  • Seeking Mentors for our Graduating Class (2018)

    Posted on February 9, 2018 in News & Events

    We are seeking recent MScPT graduates (within the past 7 years) to act as mentors for physical therapy  students in our graduating class (Class of 2018).  As mentors, you would share your experiences, advice and information about transition from student to professional life, as well as career opportunities and choices. We are recruiting mentors for […]

  • University of Toronto PT & OT Alumni Achievement Awards….Nominations are Open!

    Posted on January 15, 2018 in News & Events

    Recognize and celebrate outstanding University of Toronto Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Alumni by nominating a worthy recipient for the 2018 Alumni Achievement Awards. The Awards will be presented at “Spring Reunion 2018”. To nominate a person, please download the Alumni Achievement Award nomination package at for information  on the nomination process, nominee information […]

  • Department of Physical Therapy Recognition Awards 2018

    Posted on January 10, 2018 in News & Events

    We are now receiving nominations for the Department of Physical Therapy Recognition Awards!  Each year, the Department of Physical Therapy acknowledges individuals who have provided great learning environments, guidance, supervision, or have been inspirational to our students with Department of Physical Therapy Recognition Awards.  Recognition award recipients can be faculty members, clinical instructors, small group […]

  • Graduating student, Kiera McDuff, has been recognized for her achievements in cardiorespiratory theory and practice.

    Posted on January 3, 2018 in News & Events

    The Cardiorespiratory Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association recognizes the achievements of entry-level physical therapy students who excel in both cardiorespiratory theory and clinical practice. Two top students from across the country who show a commitment and contribution to cardiorespiratory physical therapy are chosen for the Cardiorespiratory Student Award. Kiera McDuff is in her second […]