Physiotherapy Alberta believes that helping interested physiotherapists find a way into leadership and non-traditional roles will improve the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care in Alberta and improve the job satisfaction of physiotherapists as well. Career Compass focuses on the steps involved in career planning and what you can do to counter career drift, charting a more intentional course to the career you want to have.

Your Career Compass: Mentorship

By: Mary Wheeler, Partner donnerwheeler

Mentorship is a long-term relationship in which traditionally someone with more experience and wisdom supports and encourages another. This article will provide an overview of mentorship and mentorship relationships.


Your Career Compass: Developing Your Career Plan + Marketing Yourself

By: Mary Wheeler, Partner donnerwheeler

A strategic career plan is a blueprint for action. Marketing involves effectively communicating what you have to offer. The final two phases of the Donner-Wheeler Career Planning and Development Model are Developing Your Strategic Plan and Marketing Yourself.

Your Career Compass: Envisioning the Future

By: Mary Wheeler, Partner donnerwheeler

In this column, I’m going to give you an overview of the first three phases of the Career Planning and Development Model: Scanning Your Environment, Completing Your Self-Assessment and Reality Check and Creating Your Career Vision.

Introducing Career Compass

By: Leanne Loranger, PT and Mary Wheeler, Partner donnerwheeler

Maybe you are a new physiotherapist, or a new-to-Canada physiotherapist and you are struggling to find the right employment arrangement, one that matches your skills and interests and provides the support you need as you develop professionally. Perhaps you are a seasoned practitioner who’s wondering what’s next? Maybe you’d like to take on a new career challenge but you aren’t sure how.

A Career Conversation with William Tung, PT

Career conversations share stories of career success from Physiotherapy Alberta members. In this video William Tung tells the story of his career transition from internationally educated physiotherapist to physiotherapy practice leader.

A Career Conversation with Kelly Stark