David Farmer, PhD, LPC, LMFT, FNAP
Director Interprofessional Education and Practice
University of North Texas Health Science Center
Dr. David Farmer is Director of the University of North Texas Health Science Center’s Department of Interprofessional Education and Practice. He has helped develop a culture of interprofessional collaboration across UNTHSC’s programs in medicine, pharmacy, health professions, public health, and biomedical sciences. He has led in the establishment of interprofessional education partnerships with partnering institutions and leads initiatives in interprofessional faculty and clinical preceptor development. Dr. Farmer is a founding Executive Board Member of the Texas IPE Consortium. Dr. Farmer received his PhD in Counseling and Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas and is a Licensed professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Objectives: Discuss the development and impact of a model for state-wide inter-institutional collaboration around IPE Identify opportunities and strategies for development and sustainment of a state-wide or regional inter-institutional collaboration   Abstract: The Texas IPE Consortium, established in 2015 as an IPE Task Force, began as a collaboration between the executive leadership of the Texas state funded Academic Health Science Centers: The University of Texas System HSCs, Texas Tech University HSC, The University of North Texas HSC and the Texas A&M HSC. Renamed the Texas IPE…
Objectives: Discuss the journey from inception to implementation of an IPE microcredential faculty development program. Describe the content, assessment and outcomes for successful IPE faculty development. Generate ideas, opportunities and strategies for success in IPE faculty development at a learner's own institution. Interprofessional education program success and sustainability require well trained faculty/preceptors able to effectively integrate IPE into the preclinical and clinical learning environments. Many faculty have not received formal training in IPE or team-based instruction…