A Leader in Education, Patient Care & Research

The Washington University Program in Physical Therapy advances human health through movement. We prepare tomorrow’s leaders to provide outstanding clinical care and enhance physical function, activity, and participation across the lifespan.

Educating the next
generation of movement experts

Improving health through movement

Advancing movement science through research


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The Human Movement System Approach

The Program in Physical Therapy has pioneered a unique, movement-based approach to physical therapy. The human movement system is at the core of our approach to physical therapy education, research and patient care.

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6th Annual White Coat Ceremony

The Washington University Program in Physical Therapy Class of 2024 formally embarked on their journey as physical therapists at the 6th Annual White Coat Ceremony, held in the Eric P. Newman Center on the School of Medicine Campus. Dr. Steven Ambler, Division Director of Education, read the names of the 97 members of the newest […]

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