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

February 09, 2024
More than 15,400 people are gathering in Boston next week for the American Physical Therapy Association's Combined Sections Meeting, the largest physical therapy conference in the nation, and the learners, faculty and alumni of UCSF and the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy will be...

UCSF/SFSU DPT Commencement Ceremony 2024

January 29, 2024
Event Details Date: Friday, June 10, 2022 Location: Robertson Auditorium, Mission Bay Conference Center 1675 Owens Street, San Francisco 94158 Time: Doors Open: 5:00pm Ceremony Begins: 5:30pm Other information: Flowers: Flowers and leis ARE permitted Balloons: Helium and mylar balloons ARE...

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...

Year in Review 2023: Expanding Horizons

November 15, 2023
Thanks to the exceptional learners, educators, researchers, clinicians and staff in our department, we have experienced another year of substantial growth and achievement:

Empowering Patients and Redefining Identity Through Neuro PT

November 15, 2023
Dr. Dien’s research on virtual reality has shown promise in helping to treat people with motion sensitivity

DPT Student Takes Part in Inaugural Interprofessional Collaboration Program

October 05, 2023
Health is multifaceted so our solutions should be just as multifaceted. Sophia Sears Student, UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy

Christopher DaPrato, PT, DPT Featured in New York Times Discussing Fascia

September 21, 2023
Our Senior Physical Therapist Christopher DaPrato, PT, DPT, was featured in a recent New York Times article,

Q&A: Rehab Behind Bars, Alum Shares her Experience Working at San Quentin

September 08, 2023
Tianna Meriage-Reiter, DPT, graduated from the UCSF/SFSU DPT Program in 2007. After working in a variety of settings, including running her own independent physical therapy practice, she decided to take a job as a physical therapist at San Quentin State Prison. Dr. Meriage-Reiter is also a board...

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