GW Physical Therapy

Two PT students practicing clinical skills

Located in the heart of the nation's capital, The George Washington University (GW) Physical Therapy (PT) program is part of a nationally-ranked university on an urban campus affiliated with a Medical School, a School of Public Health, and a University Hospital.

The GW PT program strives to create an environment for learning that supports the professional development of students, faculty, and clinicians and fosters well-respected practitioners through excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship. Through various opportunities, the program serves as a vehicle for students, faculty, and practitioners to continue to develop in their professional competence as a practitioner, teacher, researcher, consultant, advocate, manager, and leader. With proximity to the Washington DC VA Veterans Affairs Medical Center, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Medstar National Rehabilitation Network (MedStar NRH), and Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH), and other key organizations help make the GW experience unlike any other.

Use the links below as a guide to explore the many components of the GW PT program.

Physical therapists in a clinic working with a patient

DPT Program

Located in the heart of the nation's capital, The George Washington University (GW) Physical Therapy (PT) program is part of a nationally-ranked university on an urban campus affiliated with a School of Public Health, a Medical School, and a University Hospital.

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Residency Programs

The GW PT program partners with regional healthcare providers to offer unique residency programs for therapists who wish to develop specialized knowledge in a specific content area.

Physical therapist working on a patient's calf in a clinical setting.

Continuing Education

GW hosts a number of opportunities for practicing therapists to refresh their knowledge base or learn new cutting edge rehabilitation practices.

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Alumni & Friends

Our alumni and friends are an important component of the programs success. Stay engaged, reconnect with classmates, and enjoy various alumni benefits and resources.

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