The Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is an inclusive community of scholars engaged in the discovery, dissemination, and utilization of knowledge in the optimal care of patients and instruction of learners. Our mission is to develop the next generation of the profession's leaders, committed to health equity and expertly prepared to integrate the best available evidence in the patient-centered management of function and quality of life within a dynamic health system.
DPT students can establish a sense of cohesion, deeper learning, and more inter-professional connections with their colleagues throughout Duke.
Student Team Experience in Practice (STEPs®) allows students to gain hands-on clinical experience under the direction of a skilled clinician.
Our faculty pursue research through innovative clinical practices, educational research, improving diagnostic accuracy, and more.