News & Events

  • 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 9, 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 […]

  • Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

    Posted on November 16, 2017 in News & Events

    On Tuesday, November 7th, the graduating class participated in a series of Convocation events. The University of Toronto, Department of Physical Therapy community gathered with this year’s graduates, along with family, friends, and faculty members on Tuesday, November 7 to celebrate the awarding of MScPT degrees at Convocation Hall for the Class of 2017. After two full […]

  • Notable Alumni

    Posted on November 8, 2017 in News & Events

    As part of the 100th anniversary of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto, we are recognizing  notable physiotherapy graduates.  These are outstanding physiotherapists that have made a significant impact in related practice, education, research, advocacy or in the public domain. Join us in celebrating their impact by reading, and sharing, their stories. To see a […]

  • Our Faculty and Graduate Physical Therapists Help Athletes Compete at Invictus

    Posted on October 6, 2017 in News & Events

    At the University of Toronto, in 1917, Enid Graham launched Physical Therapy as an approach to provide rehabilitation to the wounded soldiers, returning from the war.  One hundred years later and University of Toronto, Department of Physical Therapy faculty and graduate physical therapists continue to play a vital role in their rehabilitation as evidenced by […]

  • Celebrating the National Importance of Enid Gordon Graham

    Posted on October 3, 2017 in News & Events

    The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto would not be where it is today without the lifelong impact made by Enid Gordon Graham. On September 27th, 2017, Parks Canada, the University of Toronto and the Canadian Physiotherapy Association all came together to recognize her outstanding contribution to the field of physical therapy. […]

  • Celebrating 100 Years of Physical Therapy with Rick Hansen

    Posted on October 3, 2017 in News & Events

    The much anticipated 100th Year celebration of University of Toronto’s Department of Physical Therapy was recently held at the Fairmount Royal York Hotel, with special guests Rick Hansen and his wife, Amanda Hansen. Rick Hansen was only 15 years old when he was left with a spinal cord injury following an accident. He is now […]