David Ojeda Diaz, DDS
University of Texas Health San Antonio
Dr. David Ojeda Díaz received his DDS in Caracas, Venezuela, in 2008. He then entered a combined program in Oral Surgery & Pathology at Xaverian University in Bogota, Colombia. He later worked in private practice and in the Venezuelan Academy of Oral Medicine. In 2014 he began a one-year Oral Medicine & Orofacial Pain fellowship at the New York University and later completed a 2-year residency program in Oral Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. David Ojeda is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine and is faculty at UT Health San Antonio, School of Dentistry.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Interprofessional Education to Enhance the Integration of Oral Health and Medicine: A Longitudinal Study
Effective interprofessional education (IPE) is an opportunity to connect education to new models of healthcare. Increasing the scope of practice of medicine/dentistry, while increasing interactions, are proposed strategies to improve patients’ access and quality of care. In this Lightning Talk, we will describe the longitudinal expansion of preclinical IPE spanning the classroom/clinical learning environment in the clinical skills course and discuss the results from the first year of this expansion. The longitudinal activity courses two years in the medical/dental schools’ curriculum. In year…