Retail Clinics and population health

Retail clinics (RCs) initiated as a response of the market to unmet needs of healthcare consumers for accessible, convenient, and cost-effective basic health services. As the clinics become a popular means of treating minor medical conditions at lower costs, they have established a niche in the health care system based on their convenience and accessibility…

Why Everyone Should Practice Case Interviews.

First, I’ll admit my bias. For the past week I have been practicing case interviews, listening to case interviews and thinking of case interviews. October is the month of playoff baseball and on-campus consulting recruiting for students of public health. At first, they may seem difficult, unguided and ambiguous. They may seem only a ploy…

HMP Internship Reflection (Wicked Awesome Summa in Bawston)

In May, I arrived at Massachusetts General Hospital with mixed feelings: First and foremost, I was excited to get back to work. Graduate school is a fantastic place to learn a wide breadth of topics from professionals you may never otherwise come across. However, sometimes it feels like the Truman Show, with life revolving around…

Complete First Year of Studies, Check.

I thought I would sneak a short message in before all the “commencement blogs” are uploaded. Who cares about graduation anyway? Some of us have a whole other year left. This blog focuses on what’s important, the accomplishments of the Class of 2014 (Joking, congratulations to all the graduates!) A few days ago, I hosted…

Happy Retirement Pat O’Kray, You Earned It!!!

“Happy Retirement to You, Happy Retirement to You, Happy Retirement Dear Pat, Happy Retirement to You!” Today faculty, students, and staff met in the GLC Leadership Room to celebrate the illustrious career of Pat O’Kray.  Having served 15 years at the School of Public Health, she has amassed the greatest amount of knowledge and most importantly, respect, from…