Welcome to the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Duke! Our program is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and fostering a sense of belonging for everyone who enters our program. Entering the program will be a transition for you and your family and we would like to support your success during this transition. In addition to the faculty and staff within the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, Duke also has many resources on campus that can help to support you in your new life in Durham, North Carolina.

Upcoming Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Events at Duke

Anti-Racism at Duke

The Anti-Racism website is Duke’s central repository of information about anti-racism work, including data regularly collected and publicized to monitor progress, details of new and ongoing programs, research highlights, and educational and training materials for wider use across the Duke community. 

DiversiTea Newsletter

The intent of the DiversiTea newsletter is to create a sustainable, interactive collection of work that embodies diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Learning Opportunities in the School of Medicine

Explore learning options that have been vetted and approved by the Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion as foundational elements for dismantling racism and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion for leaders in the School of Medicine.

Interfaith Calendar

To assist you in planning your meetings, conferences and events for the new year, we are sharing an interfaith calendar of observances, built primarily from a calendar from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). This calendar provides a broad but not comprehensive review days of significance within major faith traditions, as well as ethnic and cultural celebrations.

Resources for Institutional Efforts

Resources for Engaging in Anti-Racism Work and Practicing Solidarity

Resources for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) to Engage in Self-Care