Hannah Maxfield, MD
Co-director of the Interprofessional Teaching Clinic
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Dr. Hannah Maxfield is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Kansas. She is heavily involved in interprofessional teaching and practice and has presented both on the learning aspect for students of multiple disciplines as well as the patient perceptions of their care. Resident physicians have recently been added to this setting to help them develop their interprofessional teaming skills. Emphasis is placed on effective interprofessional relationships and providing excellent care to complex patients.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The Interprofessional Teaching Clinic is a well-established clinical setting where students from Dietetics, Medicine, Nursing, OT, Pharmacy, PT, Psychology and Social Work learn interprofessional teaming skills. Usually these students are co-located in a conference room, but with the COVID-19 pandemic social distancing and space limitations made this impossible. We developed a teaming protocol to allow students to continue to work together virtually. Both patients and students needed an internet-capable device to access Zoom. Rather than a physical location, students and preceptors started in…