During the IHP’s annual Community Impact Day, students, staff, and faculty of the MGH Institute support multiple partner sites in and around Boston for a morning of community service. First-year students were assigned to one of 64 teams of eight to nine members from Communication Sciences & Disorders, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Genetic Counseling, and Physical Therapy and tasked with creating a resource, such as an infographic, poster, checklist, or brief instructional video to meet a designated need identified by a partner site. Due to COVID-19, in 2020 and 2021 Community Impact Day was conducted virtually, which was different than past years.

Community Impact Day is designed to help students reflect on service as a core value inherent to being a health professional. It is also an opportunity for new arrivals to Boston to get to know the communities where they may be working and to consider how a person’s environment influences health.

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