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The Impact of IMPACT Practice®: one faculty member’s reactions.

QUESTION: What’s an effective way for health professions faculty to appreciate the power and importance of interprofessional education and development? ANSWER: Watch and contribute to an interprofessional student team’s first patient-centered interview. The IMPACT Practice® curriculum, initiated in 2013 and more »

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Interprofessional Education

It is always stunning and almost beautiful to see experienced and passionate care providers come to know and respect each other across a professional discipline education divide.  We enter these learning experiences willingly; but perhaps with some trepidation and defense more »

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The Value of Health Professions Education

Deborah Navedo, PhD, CPNP, CNE @MGHInstHPEd or @DebNavedo When speaking to all kinds of people about health profession education, I often get asked, “Why do people get a master’s degree in health professions education?” or “Sounds very interesting but where would it more »

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In Our Own Voice

In the cycle of commentary that follows mass shootings in the United States, calls for increased mental health services nearly always surface. It’s hard to refute the need for supporting those with mental illness, and it’s certainly easier than navigating more »

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Posted in Interprofessional Education, Schwartz Center Educational Rounds

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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