Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

InterProfessional Care
for the 21st Century

October 26 to 27, 2018

The purpose of this conference is to showcase scholarly work and works in progress related to interprofessional education and/or practice.  This conference reflects on innovative implementation and evaluation strategies of the interprofessional competencies.  Educators, clinicians, practitioners, researchers, health system leaders, policymakers, patient organizations, students and other interested stakeholders in the health and social services arena should attend.

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Elena Umland, PharmD
Co-Director, Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (JCIPE)

Lauren Collins, MD
Co-Director, Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and  Education (JCIPE)

Keynote Presenter
Friday, October 26, 2018

George Thibault, MD

"Reflections of a Foundation President: A Decade of Promoting Change in Health Professions Education"

George Thibault, MD
Former President
The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation

Pre-Conference Workshops
Friday, October 26, 2018

Integrating Interprofessional Student Hotspotting: Lessons Learned from Four Hotspotting Hubs 

Amy Hester-Anderson, Samuel Merritt University;
Tracey Smith, DNP, MS, Southern Illinois University Medical School;
Meghan Golden, LCSW, Southern Illinois University Medical School;
Kyle Turner, PharmD, Univeristy of Utah College of Pharmacy;
Tracey Vause Earland, PhD, OTR/L, Thomas Jefferson University;
Julia Ward, PhD, RN, Thomas Jefferson University.

Transformational Leadership (Macy Faculty Scholars)

Lauren Collins, MD, Thomas Jefferson University;
Alan Dow, III, MD, MSHA,  Virginia Commonwealth University;
Laura Hanyok, MD, Johns Hopkins University;
Memoona Hasnain, MD, MPHE, PhD, University of Illinois (Lead Presenter);
Wendy Madigosky, MD, MSPH, University of Colorado School of Medicine;
Meg Zomorodi, PhD, RN, CNL,University of North Carolona at Chapel Hill.

Creating an Interactive TeamSTEPPS Course

Alan Forstater, MD, FACEP, Thomas Jefferson University;
Amber King, PharmD, Thomas Jefferson University.

Narrative Medicine: A Method to Build Interprofessional Teams

Deepthiman K. Gowda, MD, MPH, Columbia University;
Danielle Spencer, BA MS, PhDc, Columbia University

Keynote Panel Presentation
Saturday, October 27, 2018

"Moving our Focus from the Individual Learner to the Development of Team-Based Capital"

Patty Coker-Bolt, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Medical University of South Carolina;
Mark Goldszmidt, MD, PhD, FRCPC, University of Western Ontario;
Peter Vlasses, PharmD, DSc (Hon.), FCCP, Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Conference Learning Objectives

At the completion of the conference participants will be able to: 

  1. Describe assessment strategies for interprofessional education and collaborative practice as related to students, patients and systems;
  2. Identify opportunities/apply strategies to engage patients as partners in developing new models of interprofessional education and care;
  3. Describe/apply approaches for preparing faculty and staff for interprofessional education and collaborative practice;
  4. Explain the role of technology and social media in advancing interprofessional education and collaborative practice;
  5.  Design sustainable interprofessional curricula bridging the classroom and clinical practice.

Conference Themes/Topics

  1. Collaborative practice models
  2. Curricular innovations
  3. Evaluation and assessment
  4. Faculty and staff development
  5. Hotspotting
  6. Student Initiatives
  7. Patient perspectives and outcome measures
  8. Quality improvement and patient safety initiatives
  9. Technology and social media innovations