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The annual interprofessional education event saw close to 800 students participate virtually.
Alexandra Hall BSN, RN, CCRN a nurse at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center gives an honest account of working on the COVID-19 ICU floor.
A nurse at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center gives an honest account of working on the COVID-19 ICU floor.
MCPHS student Jessica Jones at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
MCPHS student Jessica Jones works on the coronavirus front lines at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Brianna Denney

Brianna Denney was enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program at Mount Ida College when the school suddenly announced it would be closing. With a little research, and the help of her transfer admission counselor, she was able to transition to MCPHS without skipping a beat.

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.

Close up of MCPHS scrubs.

MCPHS graduate Devon Ballentine will start his nursing career alongside the same woman who inspired him to join the profession: his mother.

Nursing student smiling at camera.

So you're considering a career in medicine and have narrowed it down to Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner. Learn the fundamental differences of these two important clinical roles.

Julia Shriver, a nursing student at MCPHS, standing in front of a window.

Making the decision to transfer to a new school can be challenging, but for Julia Shriver, an alumni of our Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) accelerated program, transferring to MCPHS was the decision that enabled her to pursue a career in the field she loves.