Gregg Lipschik, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Gregg Lipschik, MD, a pulmonary- critical care physician, is Clinical Associate Professor and former Coordinator of Interprofessional Education at Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Director of Life Support Training and the Undergraduate Curriculum at the Penn Medicine Clinical Simulation Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Lipschik’s commitment to IPE and leadership in this area is further demonstrated by his role as Director of the Interprofessional Fellowship in Patient Safety at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Interprofessional Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification: A Model for Impacting Teamwork Behaviors Through Emergency Cardiovascular Care Simulation Training and Education
Interprofessional Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (iACLS), a simulation-based certification program for medical, nursing, and pharmacy students, is a component of the longitudinal interprofessional education (IPE) curricula at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine and School of Nursing and University of the Sciences’ Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. ACLS is a team-based strategy to optimize survival in patients with life-threatening cardiac emergencies. Since resuscitation teams are by necessity interprofessional, emergency cardiovascular care is an ideal setting…