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.
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.
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.
Dr. Sarah Rossmassler, an assistant professor of nursing, joined three members of the Mass General Hospital Spiritual Care department to discuss caring for patients during COVID-19 at the 2020-2021 academic year’s first Kenneth B. Schwartz Center Educational Rounds.
A new paper co-authored by Xue Bao, a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences student, and SAiL Director Dr. Tiffany Hogan, examines the connection between months of home schooling and a possible loss of reading ability due to school closings caused by the coronavirus pandemic.