The Pandemic Pivot

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Faculty, staff, students and alumni in the greater IHP community are doing their part on the front lines, whether caring for patients, volunteering, improving existing techniques, and more. Below are examples of their thoughts and work.

April 15, 2021

IHP Board Chair is Called to Run MGB Vaccine Center

Dr. Jeanette Ives Erickson, right, talks with BSN student Midgi Cadet at the MGB COVID-19 Vaccination Center.

IHP Board Chair Jeanette Ives Erickson, DNP ’11, did not hesitate when Mass General Brigham asked her to jump into the midst of the world’s deadliest medical crisis in more than a century. This leadership role brings her in close contact with the Institute’s BSN students who are giving...

December 22, 2020

IHP Faculty Among First to Get Pfizer Vaccine

photo shows Josh, a man with a mask on, getting a needle shot in the arm

Josh Merson, Rita Olans, and Deb Kelly had no hesitation receiving their shot so they can continue treating COVID-19 patients while letting people know they trust the science.

November 18, 2020

Compassionate Caregiving Through the Screen

Dr. Margaret Brown, an assistant professor in the School of Nursing, was among the panelists at the November 16 Schwartz Educational Rounds.

A panel of IHP faculty and other health care professionals discussed the impact of telepractice on the client relationship and the ability to build empathic and compassionate connections with patients and families at the second Schwartz Rounds of the semester.

October 19, 2020

A Capstone Project for the Podcast Era

Eliza du Pont

For OTD student Eliza du Pont, creating the “Bridging the Gap” podcast to do her capstone project has proved to be an ear full of interviews and information focused on social participation after a person has experienced a neurological injury.



Faculty, staff, students and alumni in the greater IHP community are doing their part on the front lines, whether caring for patients, volunteering, improving existing techniques, and more. Below are examples of their thoughts and work.