Midge Hobbs, MA, OTR/L
Midge Hobbs is IMPACT Practice Curriculum Director and Assistant Professor in the Center for Interprofessional Studies and Innovation at MGH Institute of Health Professions.
Midge is originally from the UK and graduated with an MA in Occupational Therapy from Tufts University, Boston MA in 2005. She spent the following ten years working in long-term acute care gaining experience as a clinician, educator, and manager.
In 2010, Midge was selected for the inaugural cohort of AOTA’s Emerging Leaders Development Program (ELDP). Since then she has continued to amplify AOTA’s leadership initiatives by serving the Emerging Leaders Development Committee (ELDC) as Chairperson and as a member of AOTA’s Volunteer Leadership Development Committee (VLDC). She is currently the Editor of AOTA’s A Mindful Path to Leadership, a new online self-paced leadership development course, and she co-authored Module 3: Mentoring and Leadership with current AOTA president, Amy Lamb.
Midge is currently employed as a consultant for internship development in the adolescent residential psychiatric programs at Sheppard Pratt Hospital, Baltimore MD, an adjunct professor at the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston, and as a clinician at local rehab and assisted living facilities. Midge is also enrolled at Thomas Jefferson University for her post-professional OTD with a specialty in teaching in the digital age.
Bachelors, Health Sciences/Complementary Medicine, Westminster University, London, U.K.
MA, Occupational Therapy, Tufts University, Medford, MA
Hobbs, M. (2017) Occupational Therapy’s role in Cardiac Rehabilitation [online CU course]. Available from PDU Academy May 2017 from http://pdhacademy.com Hobbs, M., Watson, A., Jones, L., & Hart, E. (2017, March). Ignite your Potential with A Mindful Path to Leadership. Short course presented at American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA
Bolduc, J., & Hobbs, M. (2017, February). Volunteer Leadership Development Committee (VLDC): Empowering You to Lead. Short course presented at Vermont Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Burlington, VT Hobbs, M. (2016) Occupational Therapy’s role in Pulmonary Rehabilitation [online CU course]. Available from PDU Academy September 2016 from http://pdhacademy.com
Hobbs, M. & Lamb, A. (2016, May). A Mindful Path to Leadership Series: Module 3, Mentoring and Leadership [online CU course]. Available from AOTA Press at https://myaota.aota.org/shop_aota/prodview.aspx?TYPE=D&PID=301871035&SKU...
Bolduc, J., & Hobbs, M. (2016, April). Volunteer Leadership Development Committee (VLDC): Empowering You to Lead. Short course presented at Maine Occupational Therapy Association Spring Conference, Lewiston, ME
Hobbs, M., Glynn, M., Hart, E., Richard, L., Watson, A., Wengerd, L. & Wilson, S. (2016, April). Emerging Leaders Development Program: What, Why, Who, and How? Short course presented at American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL