Gwendolen Buhr, MD, MHS, MEd
Associate Professor with tenure
Duke University School of Medicine
Dr. Gwendolen Buhr earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, NC and then a geriatric fellowship at Duke University, during which she completed a masters in health sciences in clinical research. She is now an Associate Professor with tenure at Duke in the Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine. Her interests include geriatric and long-term care education, interprofessional health education, quality improvement, and transitions of care.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The complexity in caring for older adults necessitates interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP). To enhance competence in geriatrics and IPCP, a team comprised of MD, NP, PA, and DPT students provided annual wellness visits (AWV) and follow-up visits for older adults in a half-day hybrid telehealth/in-person clinic over 4-to-21-week blocks with direct interprofessional (IP) faculty observation with a focus on mobility, mentation, medications, multi-complexity, and what matters most to patients (the 5Ms). Student evaluation tools included: (1) pre-post self-assessed readiness for IPCP (…