AIHC Leadership Webinar Series
The AIHC Leadership Webinar Series offers a forum for leaders who are committed to systems transformation through interprofessional collaboration and learning. The Webinar Series is designed to showcase significant transformational interprofessional education and interprofessional collaborative practice efforts.
Upcoming AIHC Leadership Series Webinar:
University of Virginia Clinically - Relevant IPE Simulations and Objective Assessment Tools
Wednesday, January 22 | 2-3 p.m. Central Time
Presented by: Valentina Brashers, MD, FACP, FNAP
Under the leadership of Drs. Valentina Brashers, John Owen, Leslie Blackhall, and Jeanne Erickson, the University of Virginia (UVa) has become nationally recognized for its Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation-funded work developing clinically-relevant IPE simulations based on the creation of Collaborative Care Best Practices Models (CCBPMs). Currently, four IPE simulations have been developed using this approach and have been integrated into the clinical/clerkship year where they are required for all third year medical and nursing students. CCBPMS also form the basis for longitudinal assessment of learner competencies using Collaborative Behaviors Observational Assessment Tools (CBOATs) and Interprofessional Teamwork Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (ITOSCEs). This webinar will describe the step-by-step UVA method for creating these IPE activities, provide preliminary results from assessments, and discuss lessons learned toward implementation at other institutions.
Archived AIHC Leadership Series Webinars
Monday, November 18
The IHI Triple Aim challenges us to prepare practice-ready graduates who work together to improve the patient experience, improve the health of populations, and reduce healthcare costs. But health profession education programs committed to transforming curricula to teach proficiency with interprofessional collaborative practice competencies face multiple challenges at the individual, program, and institutional levels. Grounded in four years of experience, this panel will reflect on the process of institutionalizing interprofessional education and building meaningful, cross-college collaborative partnerships that have transcended multiple administrative changes at the institutional level and grown to become the foundation of a core interprofessional longitudinal curriculum at the University of Kentucky.
Wednesday, October 30
Presented by: Wendy Rheault, PT, PhD and Susan Tappert, PT, DPT
In 2004, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS), in response to the Institute of Medicine’s recommendation that healthcare care professionals work in interprofessional teams, created a course to educate all first year students from distinct healthcare programs to work together in interprofessional teams of 14 to 15 with a faculty/administration facilitator. In this webinar, Wendy Rheault, PT, PhD, and Susan Tappert, PT, DPT, will share the experiences of the University over the last 10 years while presenting a primer for universities and colleges who are new to interprofessional education. Topics such as assessing your university’s readiness for interprofessional education, developing a start-up plan or plan to redesign your current program, designing the interprofessional program, faculty development and leadership are among the topics that will be presented.
Monday, September 30, 2013
Western University of Health Sciences, a community based academic health center located in southern California, developed and implemented a comprehensive interprofessional education (IPE) program in 2009. An IPE program was required for its nine entry level health professional programs which included osteopathic medicine. In 2011, the University opened a satellite osteopathic medicine program at a new campus in a rural area of central Oregon. This webinar will give insights into an approach to provide meaningful interprofessional experiences for the satellite program students. Presented by: Sheree Aston, OD, MA, PhD and John Tegzes, MA VMD, DABVT of Western University of Health Sciences.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Adoption of interprofessional education across a university campus requires significant culture change at many levels. Without sustained commitment from senior leadership and key faculty champions, culture change is unlikely and IPE programs may not be sustained. Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) is a health sciences university affiliated with a major academic health center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. TJU made a major commitment to interprofessional education in 2007, when the Jefferson InterProfessional Education Center (JCIPE) was established. Using the Culture Change Model of Kezar and Eckel as a framework, and TJU and JCIPE as an exemplar case study, the presenters will describe key learning, faculty, and organizational focused factors that have contributed to sustained IPE success. They will also address how faculty and students have developed curriculum and IPE evaluation strategies designed to support five core strategies to support successful change in academic institutions. Presented by Dr. Christine Arenson, Dr. Kevin Lyons and Dr. Elizabeth Speakman.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Everette James, JD, MBA, will share his experience regulating the hospitals and nursing homes as Pennsylvania Secretary of Health, where he led expansion of the scope of practice for advanced practice professionals. He will discuss the research underway at the University of Pittsburgh Health Policy Institute to measure the impact of team-based care delivery in both inpatient and community settings.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Drs. Earnest and Brandt are co-leading an initiative to explore and define elements of a new “Nexus” of practice and higher education aligned with health systems transformation. This initiative is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as well as support for a Josiah Macy Jr.-funded commissioned paper. Through facilitated dialogue, academic and practice partners are defining their shared vision and goals to create a true collaboration between education and practice. The work is important to and closely aligned with a primary focus of the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education.
This webinar, The Education-Practice Nexus, will share early thinking, approaches and findings based upon work at the University of Minnesota and the University of Colorado.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Leslie Hall, MD, of the University of Missouri School of Medicine and Brenda Zierler, PhD, RN, FAAN, of the University of Washington, will kick-off the 2012 - 2013 AIHC webinar series with a discussion of interprofessional education and faculty development.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Dr. Amy Blue discusses an institutional example of interprofessional education (IPE) implementation at one institution, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Charleston, South Carolina. The framework of building organizational capacity is used to illustrate the conditions needed for establishment of institutional initiatives, such as IPE. Key elements for building organizational capacity, including governance, structure and infrastructure, policies and processes, communication and information sharing, and strategies for culture change are highlighted in this case study, with the purpose to inform other institutions embarking on development of IPE about possible approaches for their own efforts.
A technical FAQ for attending AIHC Webinars is available here.