News & Events

  • Select photos from the Class of 2019 Convocation

    Posted on December 5, 2019 in News & Events


  • Alumni Achievement Award Nominations

    Posted on December 3, 2019 in News & Events

    The PT and OT Alumni Achievement Awards, first awarded in 1996, acknowledge graduates who have made exceptional contributions as members of the Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy professions. Alumni or members of the public may nominate a University of Toronto graduate in Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy for this award. For more information and to […]

  • On behalf of the Alumni, Faculty, and Staff of the Department of Physical Therapy, congratulations to our newest Alumni – Class of 2019!

    Posted on November 12, 2019 in News & Events

    The convocation awards ceremony was held on November 5, 2019 at the Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship, University of Toronto. Students were honoured at the celebration for their hard work and achievements throughout their time in the program. A list of the award recipients and some photos are included below. Breathe in Life […]

  • Application submission process for Status Only and Adjunct Lecturer will begin January 1, 2020, the site is being updated

    Posted on November 11, 2019 in News & Events

    Please note, the application process for new and renewing Status Only and Adjunct Lecturer applications as well as collection of the Annual Activity Report will begin a bit later this cycle. We are currently updating our process for new and renewing applicants with the aim to create a simpler process for our applicants. More information […]

  • New PT graduate featured in MedEmail

    Posted on November 7, 2019 in News & Events

    On November 5, newly minted graduates of rehabilitation sciences programs at the University of Toronto will walk across the stage at Convocation Hall to receive their degrees. We asked soon-to-be alumni of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology and the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute to share why they are passionate about their fields and what drives […]

  • See what a new grad has to say about our mentorship program!

    Posted on October 3, 2019 in News & Events

    As a soon-to-be graduate, the Speed Mentorship event sponsored by University of Toronto Affinity Partner Manulife and facilitated by the Community Engagement Committee in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto was a very valuable experience. As our class prepares to apply for jobs and enter the world of physiotherapy as clinicians, […]

  • The City of Toronto declares September 17 as Rehabilitation Day

    Posted on September 17, 2019 in News & Events

    The City of Toronto has proclaimed Sept. 17 as Rehabilitation Day in recognition of the life-changing impact of rehabilitation services. Read More

  • Students and Faculty Honoured at 2019 Research Day and Awards Ceremony

    Posted on July 23, 2019 in News & Events

    On July 24, 2019, Student Research Day celebrated the achievements of students and advisers as they showcased their research projects in poster presentations in the Stone Lobby of the Medical Sciences Building. Following the presentations, attendees enjoyed a lunch, then headed to room 3154 for the Recognition and Exceptional Awards Ceremony, which honoured members of […]

  • Mentor-Mentee Match begins

    Posted on May 24, 2019 in News & Events

    Our Mentor-Mentee Match begins following our successful Speed Mentorship Event. We are grateful to the over 45 PT UofT Alumni who are mentoring 74 of our second year PT students! Special thanks to our sponsor Manulife

  • School of Rehabilitation Science & CanChild 30th Anniversary

    Posted on May 11, 2019 in News & Events

    Guest Speaker – Barbara Gibson, PhD, PT You’re invited to join us as we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the School of Rehabilitation Sciences & CanChild.  Please join staff, current and past faculty and Alumni at McMaster University as we celebrate our history. The event will take place on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at the […]