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DMS students in front of Lahey Hospital.

On Saturday, June 8, 15 general track diagnostic medical sonography students volunteered their time at the annual Musculoskeletal (MSK) Workshop at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Orientation leader standing in front of MCPHS sign.

It’s almost time for one of our favorite events of the year – Orientation! Your Orientation team leaders are already hard at work preparing to welcome incoming students to our Boston campus for two days of activities, fun, and discovery. All of our Orientation team leaders are experts on all things MCPHS, and they have some great advice for incoming students.

Students sitting at tables and collaborating during IPE Day.

On Wednesday, June 5, students across the Worcester and Manchester campuses participated in the University's annual IPE Day.

Two students looking down in a notebook.

When it comes to determining the right path for your future, there are countless options to choose from. If you already know graduate or medical school is on the horizon, enrolling in a professional pathway program is a seamless and efficient way to earn your degrees and pave the way to a rewarding career.

Students at DMS/NESA IPE event.

On Wednesday, April 3, the acupuncture and diagnostic medical sonography (DMS) programs held an inaugural interprofessional education (IPE) event designed to create interdisciplinary relationships amongst students.

Small Family

Fourth-generation optometrists and MCPHS alumnae Abby and Paige Small hope to use their education to deliver healthcare to the Aroostook County community.

Dr Neiberg headhsot.

Following a national search, Maryke N. Neiberg, O.D., FAAO, Associate Professor in the MCPHS School of Optometry, has been appointed Dean of the School of Optometry, effective July 1, 2019.

Faculty at UMass/MCPHS IPE event.

The first annual University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical School/MCPHS University Interprofessional Symposium and Networking Event was held on May 15 on the UMass Medical School campus in Worcester.