Rehabilitation Medicine

The University of Alberta is home to North America’s only freestanding Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. Learn more about admission to our world-class graduate and professional programs:

National Day for Truth and Reconciliaion — September 30

Since 2015, the University of Alberta has responded to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action with an emphasis on capacity building and foundational change.

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Physical Therapy

Physical therapists (or physiotherapists) keep people of all ages moving and active in their daily lives.

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Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists help people get back to meaningful everyday activities.

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Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-language pathologists work with language, speech, voice, fluency, cognitive and other disorders.

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Rehabilitation Science

Rehabilitation scientists conduct research designed to help people engage fully in their lives.

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  • 997

    graduate students

  • 1,372

    student clinical placements

  • 8

    graduate degree programs

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Rehab Impact 2022

For our students, faculty, staff and alumni, the past year was marked by resilience and recovery — and further proof that rehabilitation professionals lead with purpose during the most challenging times. Learn more about our research, teaching and community impact in 2021-22.

Intersections in Rehabilitation


Virtual Speaker Series

This Virtual Speaker Series will bring perspectives stemming from Critical Race Theory to inform clinical practice, teaching and research in rehabilitation sciences. Specifically, the Speaker Series will provide Critical Theoretical frames and research to understand racism, equity, and social-justice in the context of rehabilitation sciences in Canada. Critical perspectives are needed to transform and reframe our understanding of health outcomes for all Canadians.

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Meet our Researchers

Research Areas of Excellence

Brain and Mind

Researchers are leading discoveries in understanding, assessing, managing and preventing diseases and disorders of the brain and nervous system.

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Living Well

Researchers are leading discoveries in understanding, assessing, managing and preventing long-term impacts related to chronic health conditions.

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Early Years

Researchers are leading discoveries in understanding, assessing, managing and promoting health and wellness in children and their families.

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Research Chairs

Our research chairs are on the leading edge of rehabilitation research in musculoskeletal recovery, spinal cord injury, stuttering, and the neuroscience of literacy.

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