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 Location: Robertson Auditorium, Mission Bay Conference Center 1675 Owens Street, San Francisco 94158 Time: Doors Open: 5:00pm Ceremony Begins: 5:30pm

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