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What Could Go Wrong?

350 students in Nursing, Speech-Language Pathology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Physician Assistant Studies 40 Infants and Toddlers accompanied by eager parents and grandparents 25 faculty members from all the disciplines New space about to be renovated, but not quite more »

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The Gang’s All Here!

It’s our first week of classes for the fall term. In May and June, the first year cohorts in the ABSN, DPT, OTD, and PA Studies programs come to the Navy Yard to begin their classes. This week, those veterans more »

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Congratulations Class of 2016

Dear Graduates of the MGH Institute of Health Professions, Congratulations on the attainment of your degree. While this degree “commences” your new life as a professional healthcare provider, researcher, or academic instructor it also serves as an important benchmark in more »

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Back to the blog…

Several years ago, I developed a blog about life at the IHP, musings about education and healthcare, and reactions to issues that I thought were important to the Institute.   The blog had a good following and it did  provide one more »

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Interprofessional Education

In the May 1 issue of the New York Times it was enlightening to see a discussion of interprofessional education (IPE) highlighted in a column (unfortunately) titled “Doctors and Nurses Not Learning Together” by Dr. Dhruv Khullar ( a resident more »

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Need a Lift?

MGH Instiute of Health Professions Community Day

I’m not talking about plastic surgery here. I am talking about a different type of lift, a lift in spirit. One that “lifts your face” by encouraging a spontaneous smile. And one that lifts your heart because there is so more »

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For Good……

pro bo•no pu•bli•co [proh boh-noh poo-bli-koh; English proh boh-noh puhb-li-koh] Show IPA Latin. for the public good or welfare. The term “pro bono” has been used over time to refer to “free” services. Interestingly, from the Latin it means “for more »

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Shout Out to PT Professionals for National Physical Therapy Month

2013 National Physical Therapy Month

A note from Alex: It is National Physical Therapy Month. I am interrupting the series on “The Impact of Impact” and will follow up with Part III soon. In the meantime I wanted to acknowledge National Physical Therapy Month with more »

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Part II: What Impact Means To the IHP

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In my last post I described the IMPACT program. Anyone who has been at the IHP for the past two semesters has certainly heard of IMPACT and what we are trying to accomplish. This interprofessional set of experiences for our more »

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Thinking About Our IMPACT: Part 1

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Part 1: What is IMPACT? Founded on principles of interprofessional education and practice, the Institute is now ready to live into its next generation of education and excellence. Dr. Mary Knab is ready to launch an entirely new curriculum for more »

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