Ellen Luebbers, MD
Assistant Professor, Center for Medical Education
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Ellen Luebbers, MD is an Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine, Center for Medical Education. She is the Interim Medical Director for the Mt Sinai Skills and Simulation Center, a medical educator, and a Quality Scholar though the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA. She was the Director of Interprofessional Education at the School of Medicine and the primary investigator on a 4-year interprofessional education grant from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. She is the PI on a multi-year grant from the Key Bank Foundation to develop community based interprofessional education and support the Interprofessional Student Run Health Clinic.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

This Lightning Talk addresses the theme and subtheme of Interprofessional(IP) Education and Assessment through the presentation of the direct observation method, a powerful assessment technique for determining team skills performance. Direct observation has been extensively used in healthcare training to assess individual student procedural skills and more recently interpersonal communication. Patient-centered, collaborative care demands that all health professionals exhibit strong interprofessional communication and working relationships to optimize patient safety and health outcomes.…
Background: The Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Student-Run Health Clinic (SRHC) is an interprofessional student organization, operating since 2011. This poster serves to describe how the SRHC was able to quickly adapt and continue its aim of interprofessional education and community health service for underserved populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Methods: The SRHC partnered with a federally qualified health center (FQHC), Neighborhood Family Practice (NFP) to increase patient access to vaccinations. Graduate medicine, nursing, physician assistant (PA),…
Theme: This seminar will present an innovation in interprofessional learning in practice that addresses IPE challenges in the clinical environment. The sub-themes addressed are faculty development to facilitate interprofessional learning and learner-led interprofessional education.   Learning Objectives: After participation, attendees will be able to: Design an interprofessional student team approach to clinical work that adds value to patient care. Incorporate a structured curriculum into the clinical setting for student self-guided practice of collaborative care team skills.…