10 Reasons to Choose Us

10 Reasons to Choose Us

UHealth Physical and Occupational Therapy

Why Pick UHealth Physical and Occupational Therapy?

In accordance with the Mission of the Miller School of Medicine, UHealth Physical and Occupational Therapy strives to provide excellence in service, to expand evidence-based practice through cutting-edge research, to provide high quality care to all who need it, and to be a community partner.

1. Quality:

UHealth Physical Therapy is a collaborative effort between the clinical and academic branches of the Miller School of Medicine Department of Physical Therapy. The UM Department of Physical Therapy has been consistently rated as one of the top 10 physical therapy academic programs in the United States. One hundred percent of our graduates have passed the licensing examination. Historically, more than 90% pass on the first attempt.

2. Compassion:

We diligently care for the welfare of others, providing timely, compassionate care while remaining respectful of our patients’ and families’ privacy, emotional, and physical needs.

3. Commitment:

At UHealth Physical and Occupational Therapy we are committed to serving the community and the profession. Staff at UHealth Physical and Occupational Therapy serves in many roles in the APTA and a variety of other professional organizations.

4. Discovery:

We embrace a perpetual quest for new knowledge and awareness, cultivating an environment that promotes the greatest potential for quality care and achievement for patients towards their goals.

5. Collaboration:

We nurture a spirit of collaboration and teamwork from which our patients will benefit, generously sharing our resources, medical expertise, and wisdom.

6. Leadership:

We foster an environment that supports the recruitment, development and retention of the most highly-qualified and culturally-diverse team of professionals.

7. Expertise:

At UHealth Physical and Occupational Therapy you are cared for by individuals with nationally and internationally recognized expertise. Among our staff are Board Certified Clinical Specialists. Among our faculty are authors of the text books you will study. Among our faculty are researchers whose work is used to support evidence based decision making.

8. Integrity:

We strive to consistently deliver the best possible approach to patient care, education, research, and community partnership. We value using evidence-based methods and data capture to fully understand the needs of people in our community, and uphold our principles of a patient-centric approach.

9. Innovation:

The Department of Physical Therapy is responsive to service needs within the organization and community by creating specialty programs for our diverse patient population.

10. Community Partnership:

We participate in program and activates that promote healthy lifestyles and support patient initiatives.

Mission and Philosophy

Mission:

In accordance with the mission of the School of Medicine, UHealth Physical and Occupational Therapy aims to provide excellence in service, to expand clinical evidence-based practice through ongoing research, to provide high quality care to all who need it, and to be a community partner.

Vision:

The vision of UHealth Physical and Occupational Therapy is to be a regional leader in the provision of quality, comprehensive, physical and occupational therapy services with a commitment to continuous improvement of our services to our customers and community