Beth Davis, PT, DPT, MBA
Emory University School of Medicine
Dr. Davis is an Associate Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy, School of Medicine, Emory University. She joined the faculty in 2008, and coordinates and teaches the Health Services and Management, Professional Leadership and Development, Administration/Consultation in Healthcare, and Business Management for the Physical Therapist Entrepreneur courses. Her research focuses on IPECP for facilitators and students with an interest in faculty and clinical instructor development. Dr. Davis regularly presents at national conferences on topics of IPECP. She is a founding member of the National Interprofessional Education and Collaboration and a Fellow of the National Academies of Practice.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background/Aims Interprofessional education (IPE) can have a significant impact on learner attitudes and ultimately improve clinical outcomes. The recent pandemic has likely negatively impacted our ability to teach IPE content. At our institution we converted our in-person IPE program to remote which incorporated on-line educational modules with small group sessions. While attitudes towards teamwork likely take years of education and experience, we had some initial evidence that our in-person program could improve attitudes; however it was unclear if a fully remote program could exhibit the…
Background/Aims Interprofessional Education (IPE) is an essential cornerstone of health care enabling health professionals to learn and practice collaborative care to improve healthcare outcomes. Our task was to train students from the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health amid a pandemic. We describe the program that leveraged our in-person IPE experience, existing on-line modules, and was adopted to create a longitudinal remote, small-group educational experience. Design or Methodology First-year students from Anesthesiologist Assistant, Genetic Counselor, Doctor of Medicine,…