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5 Questions (and Answers!) About Online Labs

Dr. Lynn Foord, PhD, MEd, PT Director of the Prerequisites for Health Professions Program MGH Institute of Health Professions. One of the most common questions I get from students researching prerequisite courses to prepare for graduate school in Nursing, Occupational Therapy, more »

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Posted in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Uncategorized

To Watch Us Dance is to Hear Our Hearts Speak

This column, written by 2014 Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate Dan Kelleher, originally was published in the November 19, 2015 issue of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Caring Headlines. Kelleher is a staff physical therapist at the hospital. My name is Dan more »

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Posted in Alumni, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy

PT Club Celebrates Physical Therapy Month in October

October is Physical Therapy Month across the nation, and could not come at a better time for the Institute. The PT Club is a student organization dedicated to the development of students into professionals who will soon enter the workforce. more »

Posted in Physical Therapy, PT Club

Jafar in Europe: The story so far

Pictured: Ethan and friends inside of an old fortress.
Not pictured: the cannon directly behind my head.

Hello Internet! My name is Ethan (aka Jafar, yes from the Disney movie), and I’m a physical therapy student in the 2015 International Innovation and  Entrepreneurship Program (IIP) based in Helsinki, Finland. This is my first blog post and I more »

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Posted in International Innovations Project, Physical Therapy

What is the International Innovations Project, you ask?

IIP 2015 group photo

International Innovation Project (IIP) is an international, multidisciplinary, intensive course. The program was initiated by Metropolitan University College (Denmark), and has been offered from 2011 in collaboration with Seton Hall University (USA), MGH Institute of Health Professions (USA), Metropolia University more »

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Posted in International Innovations Project, Interprofessional Education, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized

Caring for the Perpetrators of Trauma

The Schwartz Center Educational Rounds highlight the human side of clinical care by focusing on how providers can sustain their compassion. Sometimes, though, a clinician can find it difficult to muster compassion for a patient. In the rounds on February more »

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Posted in Nursing, Physical Therapy, Schwartz Center Educational Rounds
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