Clinical Education


The Department of Physical Therapy values the important contributions of Clinical Educators to student learning.


Clinical Sites in BC/Yukon

Clinical Placements Across BC and Beyond


Clinical Educators


Supervising Students >
Discover what is involved in becoming a clinical educator. Submit offers to supervise students during placements. Find guidance on formal assessments of student performance and reporting incidents. Forms for students and sites are located here.

Clinical Educator Professional Development >
Find resources to improve the effectiveness as an educator in a clinical environment. Locate or request formal workshops covering topics related to clinical education skills development.
Clinical Faculty > Learn about how to become a UBC Clinical Faculty member in the Department of Physical Therapy and view the current membership. Educator Awards and Recognition > Learn more about how to apply for upcoming awards and recognition draws.  View winners from the previous Department of Physical Therapy awards and recognition draws.

Clinical Placements & COVID-19

UBC Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) clinical placements are aligned with provincial guidelines to help ensure a safe environment for students, clinical educators and patients. Students are required to adhere to COVID-19 guidelines outlined by the Provincial Health Office, the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), UBC, the College of Physical Therapists of BC, and the Health Authority/Site in which they are on placement.

Additional information may be found in the COVID-19 FAQs.

Additional resources for clinical educators are here; including Guidelines for Telerehabilitation and Clinical Education Amidst Clinical Challenges.

Please view our Clinical Education Frequently Asked Questions or contact us with any additional questions.