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Celebrating Alumni Excellence: Michael Go and Laura Keyser

April 24, 2024
Michael P. Go, PT, DPT and Laura Keyser, DPT, MPH were recognized at UCSF Alumni Weekend April 12-13. These alumni exemplify the spirit of UCSF, inspiring future generations to strive for excellence and make a difference in the world. Congratulations on their well-deserved recognition.

Climbing the Rankings in US News & World Report and NIH Funding

April 15, 2024
The UCSF/SFSU Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program has ascended four points in the US News & World Report rankings, now standing tied as the 21st best graduate program in the nation out of 245 programs. Furthermore, our department has soared from 26th in 2022 to 9th in 2023 as one of the...

New Director of Women’s Health Residency Program at Bayfront Clinic

April 03, 2024
My vision for the program is to grow and advance the specialty of Women’s and Pelvic Health Physical Therapy by preparing residents to provide culturally sensitive, empathic, innovative and evidence-based physical therapy services to our community,

New Instagram for DPT Program

April 02, 2024
We recently launched a new Instagram page dedicated to showcasing the dynamic world of our UCSF/SFSU Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Follow us @UCSFphysicaltherapyDPT to explore the journey of our students, faculty, and alumni as we embark on a mission to redefine physical therapy education...

Oncologic Physical Therapy Gains Momentum at UCSF Health

March 18, 2024
After a heart attack, patients will typically undergo cardiac rehab, often starting in the hospital and continuing post-discharge. However, this standard of care is not available for most patients with cancer. Assistant Clinical Professor Jordan LaBrec, PT, DPT, is spearheading efforts to change...

UCSF at CSM, the Largest Physical Therapy Conference in the Nation

February 19, 2024
More than 15,400 people gathered in Boston Feb. 15- 17, 2024 for the American Physical Therapy Association's Combined Sections Meeting, the largest physical therapy conference in the nation, and the learners, faculty, providers and alumni of UCSF and the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical...

UCSF/SFSU DPT Commencement Ceremony 2024

January 29, 2024
Event Details Date: Friday, June 14, 2024 Ceremony Begins: 5:30pm Zoom link will be added here closer to the date!

Introducing Acute Care Residents: Setting the Tone

January 08, 2024
UCSF provides a comprehensive acute care curriculum including mentoring and teaching experiences to facilitate the advanced clinical development of physical therapists. This year, we welcomed two new acute care residents.

Introducing New PhD Students: Alexis Camacho and Jessica Wagner

December 17, 2023
Our interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Science PhD program, which offers students a unique opportunity to participate in cutting-edge Musculoskeletal Biomechanics and Neuroscience research, welcomed two new candidates this year: Alexis Camacho and Jessica Wagner. A Q&A featuring both PhD...

UCSF Heritage Circle Celebrates Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences

December 12, 2023
On October 27, 2023, the UCSF Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences took center stage at the biannual UCSF Heritage Circle luncheon. Hosted by Chancellor Sam Hawgood at the Above the Rim Room at the Chase Center, the event celebrated the department's commitment to advancing the...

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