Jane Baldwin, PT, DPT, NCS, FNAP
Assistant Professor/Coordinator of Marjorie Ionta PT Center
MGH Institute of Health Professions
Dr. Jane Baldwin teaches in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program and is the Coordinator of the Marjorie K. Ionta Physical Therapy Center for Clinical Education and Health Promotion at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Students provide pro bono care to clients under direct supervision of clinical instructors to individuals who would otherwise not receive Physical Therapy. The PT Center is part of the Dr. Charles A. and Ann Sanders Impact Practice Center which provides pro bono services including Nursing, OT, PT, and Speech to individuals in the local community. Jane aslo serves as a clinical instructor in the Center. Dr. Baldwin has a clinical appointment at Spaulding Rehabilitation Center practicing in both pediatrics and adult neurology. Dr. Baldwin is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurological Physical Therapy. Dr. Baldwin is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and has served on numerous Task Forces and committees.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background: The Dr. Charles A. and Ann Sanders Impact Practice Center (IPC) at MGH Institute of Health Professions bringstogether students from across health professions to learn and practice in teams and to deliver essential free care to the community. TheIPC affords students interprofessional clinical practice experiences that engage clients with aphasia due to a stroke in healthmaintenance strategies. Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability in the US and more than 795,000 people in the US suffer astroke every year. Stroke survivors live with many co-morbidities and the stroke…
The IMPACT Practice Center (IPC), a pro bono clinic with five uniprofessional centers providing student clinical experiences, operates with a collaborative goal of integrating interprofessional education in an evolving collaborative practice environment. The IPC opened in the Fall of 2017 with each center moving its clinical activities to a new shared space and modified its organizational structure in 2019 adding a part-time IPC Director to the existing Directors of the five uniprofessional centers and Practice Manager. This structure created an interprofessional leadership model that…