Academic Partners of the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute

Our partners at the University of Pittsburgh contribute to the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute's ranking as one of the top rehabilitation programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

The institute's partners also help prepare our future rehabilitation specialists through a variety of academic programs.

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Highlights Programs
» Visit the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation to learn more.

The Department of Communication Science and Disorders

Highlights Programs
  • Considered among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report:
    • Top 10 speech-language pathology programs
    • Top 15 programs in audiology
  • The only clinical doctoral degree in the world for medical speech-language pathology
  • One of the largest and most productive research doctoral degree programs in the United States
» Visit the Department of Communication Science and Disorders to learn more.

The Department of Physical Therapy

Highlights Programs
  • Ranked second in the country by U.S. News & World Report
  • Nationally and internationally recognized faculty
  • Prides itself on innovative clinical education
» Visit the Department of Physical Therapy to learn more.

The Department of Occupational Therapy

Highlights Programs
  • Ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report
  • Has seen a 100 percent pass rate on the certification examination of the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
  • Nationally and internationally recognized faculty for expertise in:
    • Neuro-rehabilitation
    • Hand therapy
    • Industrial rehabilitation
    • Cognitive rehabilitation
    • Occupation-based practice
    • Geriatrics
    • Ergonomics
  • Funded research programs examining functional outcomes and rehabilitation interventions in:
    • Stroke
    • Musculoskeletal disorders
    • Cardiac arrest
    • Late-life depression
» Visit the Department of Occupational Therapy to learn more.

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Technology

Highlights Programs
  • Active research programs in:
    • Rehabilitation engineering
    • Rehabilitation counseling
    • Assistive technology
    • Rehabilitation science
    • Biomechanics
    • Standards development and outcomes measures
  • Faculty prepares students to be innovators
  • Advanced degrees and continuing education in rehabilitation science and technology
» Visit the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Technology to learn more.

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