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Graphic of Poster for the IPE Guess Who event.
Preparing students for interprofessional collaborative practice is a key part of the MCPHS experience.
NESA Acupuncture Clinic
The acupuncturist job outlook gives plenty of reasons for optimism.
NESA alumni who started a acupuncture pop-up for hospital workers.
Two MCPHS alums are putting their acupuncture expertise to a good cause.
Words that describe addiction and helping with addiction.
The annual interprofessional education event saw close to 800 students participate virtually.
Screen capture of IPE video, showcasing an Acupuncture presentation.
Eighteen MCPHS students presented a wide variety of interprofessional research.
Josh Leitão, PharmD and Laurianne Murphy, Physician Assistant Studies.
Interprofessional education (IPE) is key to preparing future healthcare leaders. Hundreds of MCPHS students participated in a virtual IPE book club to discuss the importance of collaboration in care.
Close up of MCPHS student using acupuncture on patient's hands.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts announced earlier this month that they will begin to offer coverage for acupuncture services in January 2020. With this announcement, BCBS leads the way for acupuncture to become a more mainstream and non-opioid treatment option for pain and other conditions.

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.