• MScPT Program Accreditation – Fully Compliant

    Posted on July 20, 2022 in News & Events

    Temerty Medicine’s Master of Science in Physical Therapy (MScPT) program has achieved full compliance in accreditation from Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada (PEAC), effective July 13, 2022. PEAC’s report praises the Department of Physical Therapy and the MScPT program for its continued nurturing of impressive community cooperative relationships with strong commitment on both sides to support […]

  • U of T Launches COVID-19 Rehab Research Network

    Posted on June 2, 2022 in News & Events

    The University of Toronto has established a research network to advance rehabilitation models of care that will optimize health and well-being among people recovering from or affected by COVID-19. Story by Jim Oldfield, to read the full story, click here.

  • In memory of Diane Gasner MA, BSc, PT

    Posted on April 29, 2022 in News & Events

    Diane Gasner passed away peacefully with Stan & Wayne at her side in the morning of April 29, 2022 at the age of 81. Diane was diagnosed with dementia in 2018 and suffered a series of seizures in the spring of 2021 as a result of a stroke she had in 2016.  Many thanks to the palliative […]

  • Shane Brandon is awarded the Quality Improvement Award in the 2021 Temerty Faculty of Medicine Staff Impact Awards

    Posted on April 25, 2022 in News & Events

    Shane Brandon, Curriculum and Departmental Assistant in the Department of Physical Therapy has made significant contributions in developing an on-line virtual process for streamlining the evaluation of admission assessments, and for enhancing the quality of service for students, faculty and staff. His colleagues speak highly of his creative approach to problem solving and his commitment […]

  • Congratulations to Dr. Stephanie Nixon on winning the 2021/22 Temerty Faculty of Medicine Sustained Excellence in Teaching and Mentorship Award.

    Posted on April 14, 2022 in News & Events

    Congratulations to Dr. Stephanie Nixon on winning the 2021/22 Temerty Faculty of Medicine Sustained Excellence in Teaching and Mentorship Award.  This award recognizes sustained contributions (at least fifteen years of all graduate memberships as of December of application year) to any aspect of graduate teaching including: graduate student supervision and mentoring curriculum development regular support […]

  • PT CAP Day!

    Posted on April 12, 2022 in News & Events

    Each spring, the Department of Physical Therapy invites the top applicants to write the CAP test as part of the admissions process. The CAP will be administered online and is scheduled for Saturday, April 16, 2022 at 2:00 PM ET. Applicants are encouraged to review the updated CAP FAQs. The CAP is a written examination […]

  • Congratulations to Dr. Euson Yeung on his University of Toronto Teaching Fellowship

    Posted on April 1, 2022 in News & Events

    Dr. Euson Yeung has been awarded a University of Toronto Teaching Fellowship, please  follow this link to read more

  • Announcement of Scarborough Academy of Medicine and Integrated Health (SAMIH)

    Posted on March 23, 2022 in News & Events

    It is with great excitement that we are able to announce the Scarborough Academy of Medicine and Integrated Health (SAMIH). The proposed Scarborough Academy of Medicine and Integrated Health (SAMIH) at the University of Toronto Scarborough will provide an inclusive hub for education and strengthen connections among healthcare providers in the region. For the Department […]

  • Congratulations to MScPT student Corey Grunberg who is a recipient of the 2022 University of Toronto Student Leadership Award

    Posted on March 9, 2022 in News & Events

    We are very proud of Corey for his exceptional work in improving the student experience within the Department of Physical Therapy and his overall commitment to inclusivity. About the award The University of Toronto Student Leadership Award continues U of T’s long-standing tradition of recognizing outstanding student leadership, service, and commitment to the university. This […]

  • Congratulations to Dr. Stephanie Nixon!

    Posted on March 3, 2022 in News & Events

    I would like to share the news that Dr. Stephanie Nixon, Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science Institute and Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, innovative scholar and change-maker, will be taking on the role of Vice Dean (Health Sciences) and Director, School of Rehabilitation Therapy, at […]