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Evidence-Based IHP

MGH Institute Janis P. Bellack Library

In season one, meet the students of MGH Institute of Health Professions as we interview them about their research projects. We talk about the process, but also their personal experience, the challenges they overcame and the what they learned along the way.

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The Future is Telehealth (But Let's Make Sure it's Accessible)
Feb 12 2022
The Future is Telehealth (But Let's Make Sure it's Accessible)
Take the show survey!In spring of 2020, telehealth exploded in the U.S. when health professionals needed to socially distance from their patients in order to deliver care without spreading Covid-19. How did they adapt? What advantages did they realize and what barriers did they overcome? Amanda and Rachel interviewed Amy Lamont, current occupational therapist and MGH IHP alum, about her qualitative study exploring the experience of OTs using telepractice to work with low vision clients. They also discuss the Advanced Doctoral Experience of the IHP's entry level OTD program, participant recruitment during a pandemic, accessibility, and the joys of writing and submitting an IRB application. The episode opens with important announcements!Read Amy's paper (written with Kasey Brown and Kim Schoessow) Experiences of occupational therapists using telehealth to continue to treat patients with low vision during the COVID-19 pandemic in World Federation of Occupational Therapists Bulletin.Learn more aboutThe MGH IHP Entry-Level Doctor of Occupational Therapy program Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (MABVI)Massachusetts Commission for the BlindListen to the show playlist on Spotify or YouTube.Evidence-Based IHP is brought to you by the Janis P. Bellack Library at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Ask us questions, send us your feedback on the show or pitch us a story at podcast@mghihp.edu. Follow the Janis P. Bellack Library on Twitter and/or Instagram. Follow MGH Institute of Health Professions on Twitter and/or Instagram. Credits Co-Hosts: Amanda Tarbet & Rachel Norton Executive Producer: Selena Craig Creator: Amanda Tarbet Special thanks to Jorge Sanchez de Lozada and MGH IHP's Office of Information Technology for their technical help and financial support of this project. The songs featured in our podcast are Neighbors by Normcore and The Valley by Jahzzar.
The Future is Telehealth (But Let's Make Sure it's Accessible)
Feb 12 2022
The Future is Telehealth (But Let's Make Sure it's Accessible)
Take the show survey!In spring of 2020, telehealth exploded in the U.S. when health professionals needed to socially distance from their patients in order to deliver care without spreading Covid-19. How did they adapt? What advantages did they realize and what barriers did they overcome? Amanda and Rachel interviewed Amy Lamont, current occupational therapist and MGH IHP alum, about her qualitative study exploring the experience of OTs using telepractice to work with low vision clients. They also discuss the Advanced Doctoral Experience of the IHP's entry level OTD program, participant recruitment during a pandemic, accessibility, and the joys of writing and submitting an IRB application. The episode opens with important announcements!Read Amy's paper (written with Kasey Brown and Kim Schoessow) Experiences of occupational therapists using telehealth to continue to treat patients with low vision during the COVID-19 pandemic in World Federation of Occupational Therapists Bulletin.Learn more aboutThe MGH IHP Entry-Level Doctor of Occupational Therapy program Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (MABVI)Massachusetts Commission for the BlindListen to the show playlist on Spotify or YouTube.Evidence-Based IHP is brought to you by the Janis P. Bellack Library at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Ask us questions, send us your feedback on the show or pitch us a story at podcast@mghihp.edu. Follow the Janis P. Bellack Library on Twitter and/or Instagram. Follow MGH Institute of Health Professions on Twitter and/or Instagram. Credits Co-Hosts: Amanda Tarbet & Rachel Norton Executive Producer: Selena Craig Creator: Amanda Tarbet Special thanks to Jorge Sanchez de Lozada and MGH IHP's Office of Information Technology for their technical help and financial support of this project. The songs featured in our podcast are Neighbors by Normcore and The Valley by Jahzzar.
A Chronicle of Healthcare Workers on the 4th Floor of Spaulding Hospital Cambridge
Sep 12 2021
A Chronicle of Healthcare Workers on the 4th Floor of Spaulding Hospital Cambridge
While many of us were safe at home in 2020, the staff on the 4th floor of Spaulding Hospital Cambridge were volunteering to care for Covid-19 patients. In this episode, Amanda and Rachel are joined by Pauline Clarke, a nurse manager at Spaulding Hospital Cambridge and recent 2021 graduate of the MGH IHP Doctor of Nursing Practice program. For her capstone project, Pauline interviewed her staff about their experiences working through the pandemic. What she learned from her staff paints a vivid picture of life and work in 2020 for these dedicated healthcare workers. We discuss the sacrifices they made, as well as the unexpected silver linings they found in the midst of a devastating year.Listen to the Season 1 Playlist on Spotify or YouTube.Learn more about: Spaulding Hospital for Continuing Medical Care CambridgeThe MGH IHP Doctor of Nursing Practice programMassachusetts Vaxfinder Evidence-Based IHP is brought to you by the Janis P. Bellack Library at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Ask us questions, send us your feedback on the show or pitch us a story at podcast@mghihp.edu. Follow the Janis P. Bellack Library on Twitter and/or Instagram. Follow MGH Institute of Health Professions on Twitter and/or Instagram. Credits Co-Hosts: Amanda Tarbet & Rachel Norton Executive Producer: Selena Craig Creator: Amanda Tarbet Special thanks to Jorge Sanchez de Lozada and MGH IHP's Office of Information Technology for their technical help and financial support of this project. The songs featured in our podcast are Neighbors by Normcore and The Valley by Jahzzar.
Do the Work, Try Something, Change Something, Reflect
Jul 27 2021
Do the Work, Try Something, Change Something, Reflect
In this episode of Evidence-Based IHP, Ashley McLellan, a student in the Master of Science in Nursing program joins us to talk about her scholarly project on preventing peanut allergy in children, in collaboration with her team at the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children Food Allergy Center. We discuss how her project will help advance provider knowledge and practice regarding food allergy prevention, as well as team building during the pandemic, the challenges of implementing evidence into practice and the benefits of using the quality improvement framework in healthcare. Amanda and Rachel conclude the episode with a discussion of recent research on impostor syndrome, especially in health professionals.Listen to the Season 1 Playlist on Spotify or YouTube!Learn more about: The 2017 updated peanut allergy prevention guidelines The 2020 updated USDA Dietary Guidelines The Food Allergy Center at MassGeneral for Children The Direct Entry Master of Science in Nursing program at MGH IHPThe MGH IHP chapter of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI): Open School Woman, Infants, Children aka WICSuggestions for how to handle impostor syndrome from Andy Molinsky for Harvard Business Review Impostor syndrome among physicians and physicians in training by Gottleib et al. Impostor syndrome and compassion fatigue among postgraduate allied health students by Schmulian et al. Prevalence, Predictors, and Treatment of Impostor Syndrome by Bravata et al.Evidence-Based IHP is brought to you by the Janis P. Bellack Library at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Ask us questions, send us your feedback on the show or pitch us a story at podcast@mghihp.edu. Follow the Janis P. Bellack Library on Twitter and/or Instagram. Follow MGH Institute of Health Professions on Twitter and/or Instagram. Credits Co-Hosts: Amanda Tarbet & Rachel Norton Executive Producer: Selena Craig Creator: Amanda Tarbet Special thanks to Jorge Sanchez de Lozada and MGH IHP's Office of Information Technology for their technical help and financial support of this project. The songs featured in our podcast are Neighbors by Normcore and The Valley by Jahzzar.
Expand Your Horizons
Jun 17 2021
Expand Your Horizons
In this episode of Evidence Based IHP, Emma Snyder, a first-year student in the Genetic Counseling program joins us to talk about her research on Turner Syndrome, in collaboration with her team at the Massachusetts General Hospital Turner Syndrome Clinic. We dive into how this research and findings within the study Emma conducted helps genetic counselors personalize care for women with 45,X/46,XX mosaicism. Topics also emerge that focus on the challenges of publishing during a pandemic, the importance of women in science, and Imposter Syndrome. Amanda and Rachel wrap the episode up with a discussion of recent research on the experiences of women working in STEMM.Listen to the Season 1 Playlist on Spotify or YouTube!Learn more about:  Genetic counseling for women with 45,X/46,XX mosaicism: Towards more personalized management in The European Journal of Medical Genetics The MS in Genetic Counseling at MGH IHP How women are harassed out of science in The Atlantic What a survey done by the Pew Research Center revealed about workplace equity in STEM fields.The publishing output of women academics early on in the Covid-19 pandemic.The impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the careers of women in academic sciences, engineering and medicine.The organization Cite Black Women on their website or on Twitter @citeblackwomen.Evidence-Based IHP is brought to you by the Janis P. Bellack Library at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Ask us questions, send us your feedback on the show or pitch us a story at podcast@mghihp.edu. Follow the Janis P. Bellack Library on Twitter and/or Instagram. Follow MGH Institute of Health Professions on Twitter and/or Instagram. Credits Co-Hosts: Amanda Tarbet & Rachel Norton Executive Producer: Selena Craig Production Assistant: Kim Ames Creator: Amanda Tarbet Special thanks to Jorge Sanchez de Lozada and MGH IHP's Office of Information Technology for their technical help and financial support of this project. The songs featured in our podcast are Neighbors by Normcore and The Valley by Jahzzar.
Growth is Uncomfortable
May 11 2021
Growth is Uncomfortable
Justin Wong and Lauren Rimmel, from the Clinical Residency in Ortho PT program, join Amanda and Rachel to talk about their research focused on how educators can better support culturally and diverse linguistic learners in graduate school. The conversation evolves from findings within the study and the importance of this type of research, as well as hopes for how this work will be applied to improve future student outcomes. We also touch on topics such as how to reflect in action, how to advocate for culturally diverse and linguistic learners, and how this work will make an impact for future practitioners in the PT field. To wrap it up, Amanda and Rachel discuss antiracism in scholarship and practice.Listen to the Season 1 Playlist on Spotify or YouTube!Learn more about: The Clinical Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy at MGH IHPHow any research lab can be antiracist in 10 Simple Rules for Building an Antiracist Lab Differences in life expectancy between Roxbury and Back Bay in A City Divided in Life and Death Historical redlining in Boston in How has Boston Gotten Away with Being Segregated for so Long? Evidence-Based IHP is brought to you by the Janis P. Bellack Library at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Ask us questions, send us your feedback on the show or pitch us a story at podcast@mghihp.edu. Follow the Janis P. Bellack Library on Twitter and/or Instagram. Follow MGH Institute of Health Professions on Twitter and/or Instagram. Credits Co-Hosts: Amanda Tarbet & Rachel Norton Executive Producer: Selena Craig Production Assistant: Kim Ames Creator: Amanda Tarbet Special thanks to Jorge Sanchez de Lozada and MGH IHP's Office of Information Technology for their technical help and financial support of this project. The songs featured in our podcast are Neighbors by Normcore and The Valley by Jahzzar.