Graduate Certificate in Orthopaedic Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy (GCOMPT)


GCOMPT is now accepting applications for September 2023. 

Instructors: Kate Kennedy, May Nolan, Neil Pearson, Lenerdene Levesque, Mario Zerjav, Alex Scott, Jasdeep Dhir, Erin Macri, Geoff Schneider, Deb Treloar and Travis Wolsey. Click here Opens in a new window for all their bios!

Date: September 5, 2023 - August 31, 2025

A mixture of online and in-person. The in-person sessions will be held at the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.

UBC's GCOMPT program is a benchmark in musculoskeletal post-graduate clinical training. Renowned clinicians teach within an integrated framework to develop your expertise in musculoskeletal physiotherapy.


The application deadline is May 31, 2023. 

Instructors: Kate Kennedy, May Nolan, Neil Pearson, Lenerdene Levesque, Maria Zerjav, Alex Scott, Jasdeep Dhir, Erin Macri, Geoff Schneider, Deb Treloar and Travis Wolsey.

Program highlights

  • Expert clinicians and instructors, selected for their in-depth knowledge and teaching experience
  • The integrated program covers musculoskeletal anatomy and biomechanics, exercise prescription, and pain neuroscience
  • A mix of online and in-person delivery for working clinicians
  • Can be used for credit toward a Master of Rehabilitation Sciences

Student testimonials:

"Great up-to-date evidence-based information."

"Fabulous way to understand differential diagnosis, great discussion and learning platform."

"I really appreciated learning the anatomy and physiology to this depth."

"The summaries I have made of each section will be something I go back and re-read as there was so much good stuff in each module!"

"The small class size meant we all got to know each other quite well and could feel comfortable discussing ideas; the ration of student : instructor was superb - could always be assured that your questions were answered and that you had enough supervision of each technique."

"Excellent practical sessions. Excellent guest lecturers."

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Department of Physical Therapy
212 Friedman Building
2177 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver BC V6T1Z3

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