The MGH Institute for Health Professions (MGH IHP) celebrated its 2015 graduating class on Monday, May 11. A total of 551 students earned degrees in nursing, physical therapy, communication sciences and disorders, and health professions education. The Boston health sciences graduate school’s 35th Commencement was held at the John B. Hynes Convention Center in Boston. The Class of 2015 is the largest in the school’s 38-year history.

Students attending the commencement ceremony heard from MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell, a Boston native, who shared his experience after a recent accident with the health care professionals who helped him heal.

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