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Two healthcare workers looking at an x-ray.

The Center for Integration of Primary Care and Oral Health, a collaboration among MCPHS, Harvard Medical School, and other area universities, places a strong emphasis on interprofessional education and collaboration as key to treating patients successfully.

Words that describe addiction and helping with addiction.
The annual interprofessional education event saw close to 800 students participate virtually.
Cartoon of group of people closing in a depiction of a virus cell with "Fight Covid" headline.
Narrative medicine merges art and health, and it's particularly effective at informing and comforting the public in the era of COVID-19.
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.
Dr. Nate Horwitz-Willis, DrPH, MPH, MPA, Assistant Professor of Public Health and Coordinator of Public Health Practice at MCPHS
MCPHS Assistant Professor of Public Health, Nate Horwitz-Willis, is helping to lead the charge on contact tracing for individuals who have a confirmed case of COVID-19. 
Pharmacy and Optometry student participate in an IPE event.

MCPHS's interprofessional education efforts were praised in a recent Pharmacy Times article.

Students working together during IPE activity.

On August 23, 2019, the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical School hosted students and faculty from the MCPHS School of Pharmacy – Worcester/Manchester at their Patient Safety & Quality Interstitial Curriculum Interprofessional Education Event.

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.