Erin McGoff, DProf, MSc, BSc, PGCE, MCSP, HCPC, SFHEA
Director of Simulation
University of Texas Medical Branch
Dr. McGoff is a Dual citizen of the US and United Kingdom. She has accomplished background in non-human and human simulated learning. Dr. McGoff is a trained Physical Therapist, has a MSc in Sports & Exercise Medicine, received a Diploma in Orthopedic Medicine from the Society of Orthopedic Medicine in the UK. She also received a Post Graduate Certificate in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (PGCE LTHE) from University of Central Lancashire, and a DProf. Professional Doctorate where conducted Research related to Interprofessional Practice at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. Dr. McGoff works across all Health Professions.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The University of Texas Medical Branch has worked to integrate interprofessional education into our curricula across health professions student early learners. Through our strategic planning process , we identified the approach called T.E.A.M.S. (Team–Based Care & Interprofessional Education, Engagement with Stakeholders, Advanced Simulation–Based Education, Modern Technology & Innovation, Sustainability). We have applied these strategies in development of our core IPE curriculum. This curriculum will describe an approach and model that could be used by others to enhance…
All in-person Standardized Patient (SP) activities were suspended throughout the height of COVID-19. UTMB still had a large student body who needed simulation and clinical experiences. This provided the Health Education Center (HEC) & the School of Health Professions (SHP) an opportunity to utilize virtual SP encounters in education for enhancing interprofessional collaborative care. UTMB HEC and SHP used an innovative strategy to bring 5 disciplines together to perform a full patient interview, formulate an interprofessional plan of care and deliver this information back to the patient;…