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Certificate in Telehealth Practice

Location: Online

In the wake of COVID-19, health care providers were required to get up to speed quickly on providing virtual care to their patients. With interest in telehealth services continuing to rapidly grow across the U.S., it is evident that telehealth is a value-add to any practice or institution wanting enhanced patient engagement, improved patient outcomes, increased patient access to care, and efficient and convenient care.

With successful completion of all four courses, you will earn a Certificate in Telehealth Practice from MCPHS.

  • Fully online program.
  • Learn and apply best practices in telehealth to improve health care delivery.
  • Includes self-paced content and five 60-minute live, virtual sessions with telehealth experts.
  • Delivered by MCPHS health professions faculty and community healthcare providers practicing telehealth patient care.
  • MCPHS Alumni can receive a 25% discount off each course. Please contact to obtain a discount code.

Who Should Enroll?

Designed for healthcare providers, administrators, and support staff, this academic-caliber course enables you to go beyond the basics and apply leading best practices to improve health care delivery and the patient encounter experience. You will learn how to incorporate telehealth technology and tools seamlessly into your workflow, how to create an ideal relationship-centered care experience, how to determine appropriate care delivered efficiently using telemedicine, and use of pharmacy technology and population health to provide personalized care.


Fully online program including self-paced content and five 60-minute live, virtual sessions with telehealth experts. The program consists of four courses that may be taken individually. Participants who wish to earn a certificate must complete all four courses. Our live virtual sessions are recorded and made available to our participants who have a schedule conflict or would like to view them again. These courses do not need to be taken sequentially.


The cost for each course is outlined in the Individual course tabs below. Save over $200 by enrolling in all four courses upfront at a total cost of $730. By completing all four courses, you will earn a Certificate in Telehealth Practice from MCPHS.

Participants may cancel their registration for a full refund up until 11:59 p.m. ET on the start date of their program. You may cancel directly through the registration portal, by selecting ‘Withdraw from Course’.

Faculty Coordinator:

Kristy Altongy-Magee, DScPAS, PA-C, Associate Professor and Program Director, School of Physician Assistant Studies

Other Faculty:

  • Sara Alimi, PT, DPT – Adjunct Faculty, School of Physical Therapy, MCPHS University
  • Patricia Cerreto, MS, PA-C – Assistant Professor, School of Physician Assistant Studies Manchester/Worcester Program, MCPHS University
  • Eric Cucchi, MS, PA-C, CAQ-HM, DFAAAP – Director of Operations, eICU Support Center, UMass Medical Center
  • Adam Katz, MPAS, PA-C – Director of Critical Care NP/PA Residency Program, UMass Memorial Medical Center
  • Lisa Bard Levine, MD, MBA – Senior Advisor to CEO at the Maven Project, CEO of LBL Innovation, LLC.
  • Samar Nicolas, PharmD, RPh – Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, MCPHS University
  • Diala Nicolas, PharmD, BCPS – Clinical Consultant Pharmacist, UMass Medical School Clinical Pharmacy Services
  • Mary Elise Smith, MD, MA, FACEP – Telehealth Attending Physician in Emergency Medicine, Amwell Medical Group
  • Reid Plimpton, MPH – Project Manager, Northeast Telehealth Resources Center
  • Gerald Selvin, O.D. – Adjunct Faculty, School of Optometry, MCPHS University
  • Mary Elise Smith, MD, MA, FACEP – Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, Amwell Medical Group

Questions about the Telehealth Practice Certificate? Connect with the School of Professional Studies at or 339.236.2605.

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