We aim to create an environment conducive for all students, not just to survive but to thrive academically, personally, and professionally. We want students to express their authentic selves and be an asset to our program, the school of medicine, and, more importantly, the St. Louis community.
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
Moving Ahead is a new podcast that shares inspiring stories and highlights the latest from alumni, faculty and friends of the Program in Physical Therapy.
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.