“Teach, develop and mentor practitioners and scientists so

that they can work together effectively in an evolving system.”

The Department of Physical Therapy’s current Strategic Plan is built upon a strong foundation of excellence and the four values of enhancing innovation, integrity, collaboration and excellence, outlined in the Department’s original Strategic Plan document (2018 – 2023).

These values align with the four key principles – excellence, equity, engagement and effectiveness – highlighted in the Faculty of Medicine’s 2020 Strategic vision.


Objective 1

To educate outstanding MPT graduates who will advance the profession.

Objective 2

To improve physical therapy capacity in underserved areas, including Indigenous communities, and in specialty areas of practice.

Objective 3

To be recognized among the best physical therapy research programs in the world.

Objective 4

Develop and maintain collaborative partnerships which contribute to our mission.