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Health Professions

Clinical Simulation Lab


The Health Professional Programs at Mercy University prepare students to work within a variety of health care and community settings.  

We educate compassionate and innovative leaders through interdisciplinary teamwork and service learning, while improving overall community health and environments of at-risk and/or under-served populations both locally and globally.  


Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

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Clinical Education

Learn more about Mercy's Clinical Simulation Labs, Interprofessional Education and meet our Clinical Educators within our various departments.

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Dr. Cashin wins Mavie Award

PA Faculty Wins Mavie Award

Congratulations to Dr. Lorraine Cashin, Director of the Physician Assistant Studies Program, who won a 2024 Mavie Award for Outstanding Faculty.  The Mavie Awards are selected by students.  The Physician Assistant students recognized her for her compassionate leadership.

School Highlights

Physicians Assistant Program

Physician Assistants can be found in hospitals, private practices, outpatient care centers, health maintenance organizations, government agencies, colleges and universities and professional schools. Just some proof that a Mercy University master's degree can really take you places.

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Clinical Simulation and Learning Labs

Students in the Health Professions train on some of the finest equipment you'll find, and it starts with our Clinical Simulation and Learning Labs located on both the Dobbs Ferry and Bronx campuses. These invaluable, interprofessional spaces give our students access to responsive simulation mannequins, dedicated hospital-quality facilities, practice control rooms and so much more.

IPE Simulation

Interprofessional Education in Simulation Labs

Students from various health professions work with a simulated patient (a student actor from the University) in one of the simulation labs.  These interprofessional experiences help students learn about other professions’ roles and responsibilities, values and ethics, and teamwork.  These simulated experiences prepare them for their real-world clinical experiences.

Students engaged in an IPE experience
Communication Disorders

Speech and Hearing Clinic

Our dedicated Speech and Hearing Center not only offers Mercy students studying Communication Disorders the opportunity to learn in a clinical environment, we've also provided speech, language and audiological services and treatment to the community for more than 25 years.

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