Amber King, PharmD, BCPS, FNAP
Associate Professor, Jefferson College of Pharmacy; TeamSAFE Faculty Co-Lead
Thomas Jefferson University
Amber King is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Jefferson College of Pharmacy. She is a graduate of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and completed Pharmacy Practice and Critical Care residencies at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. King is an active member of the Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice & Education (JCIPE) at Thomas Jefferson University and has played a key role in incorporating opportunities for interprofessional learning into the College of Pharmacy curriculum. She is a faculty co-lead for JCIPE’s TeamSTEPPS programming.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Learning objectives: Compare and contrast facilitation of interprofessional versus uniprofessional learners Examine how your biases influence your interprofessional facilitation skills. Practice facilitation skills for application in a variety of settings, including didactic and simulation. Discussion of how we will address the summit theme (Innovations in IPE in the classroom) and subtheme (faculty development): Strong facilitation skills are an essential component of an educator’s toolbox. Many healthcare professionals do not receive formal training on facilitating student learning.…
Each year, over 1000 students from multiple professions undergo Team Safety and Fearlessness Education (TeamSAFE) training through Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. Based on TeamSTEPPS, TeamSAFE focuses on teaching and practicing interprofessional teamwork skills with the goal of addressing the quadruple aim: improved patient safety, improved patient and provider experience, and subsequently, reduced costs. Because of the global pandemic, these previously live sessions were transitioned to the virtual environment for the 2020-2021 academic year. We will describe…