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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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Now Accepting Applications- Faculty Position – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leader

The Program in Physical Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine is pleased to invite applications for a 12-month, full-time faculty position. We seek a highly motivated individual with strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills to lead Program-wide efforts to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). This person would be charged with development and implementation […]

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