OT Hill Day 2019

Hey readers! On Monday, September 23rd I participated in OT Hill Day in Washington, DC. It was such an amazing experience, and I left feeling empowered and inspired. It was so cool to walk into the senate and house offices on Capitol Hill, meet with my representatives’ staff members, and advocate for the profession of … Continue reading OT Hill Day 2019

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How Policy Impacts Healthcare

Hey readers! Last summer, I took a class where we learned about current policies and how they impact healthcare and OT. I learned a lot in that class, and I thought it would be beneficial for all of you if I shared some of what I learned. We talk a lot about advocacy in OT … Continue reading How Policy Impacts Healthcare

Tips for Occupational Therapy Observation Hours

Hey readers! For those of you who are thinking about applying to OT school, observation hours are probably at the top of your list of things to do. It can be daunting to reach out to an occupational therapy practice or a major hospital as an undergraduate student looking for observation hours. However, many places … Continue reading Tips for Occupational Therapy Observation Hours

Experiencing Burnout as an OT Student

Hey readers! Today I want to talk about burnout. A lot of people throw around the term "burnout", so I first want to clarify what it truly means. Burnout is a feeling of mental, emotional, and physical fatigue, often caused by continued stress over a long period of time. Healthcare providers are especially prone to … Continue reading Experiencing Burnout as an OT Student