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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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Posted in Health Professions Education, Interprofessional Education

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

What is the International Innovations Project, you ask?

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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

Our new home

An early morning view of our guest house at Maluti Adventist Hospital, with the Church and the majestic Maluti mountains in the background.
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Posted in Lesotho Scholars

Origins of “The Talking Drum”

I broke my first curfew the night I was born in Dakar, Sénégal. The year was 1989, and mounting civil unrest along the lush river border between Sénégal and Mauritania had resulted in a Senegalese man’s death. Subsequently, Mauritanians living more »

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Posted in Global Health, The Talking Drum

MGH Institute Career Services Blog

IHP Career Services

Thanks for reading! Our Career Services Blog is intended to engage in meaningful discussion around “best practices” for job searching, interviewing, writing effective résumés and cover letters, and developing a networking strategy. The blog will be what we make of 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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Posted in Provost Blog

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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