Students from the University’s Physician Assistant Studies (PA) program returned to the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) to complete the third and final session of The Art of Observation workshop series. The program was created to help first year students become more aware of their personal biases, and to improve observation, listening, interpretation, communication and empathy skills when working with patients, their families, and collaborating as a member of a clinical team.
Stepping out of the classroom and putting knowledge to the test is often times the best gift a professor can give their students. In this case, assistant professor within the University’s Occupational Therapy (OT) program, Anna Grasso, MS, OTR/L, CAPS, decided that a partnership with Rebuilding Together Philadelphia (RTP) was the best way for her students to learn while also giving back to the community.
Last week, a representative from CulinArt Group, the University’s dining service provider, visited the Learning Resource Center (LRC) to educate our students about how to use food and exercise to alleviate stress.
The University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) congratulates Jack Forrest, OD ’19, and Susan K. Barnes, OD ’19, as the top graduates for the Class of 2019.
For many, making it through graduate school is a feat in its own; but for Kelly Morse ‘19OD, it is truly exceptional. That’s because during her time in the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) pursuing her Doctor of Optometry degree, Morse had to fight her way back from being paralyzed, in order to reach her dream of becoming an optometrist.