Hector Chapa, MD, F.A.C.O.G.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Texas A&M College of Medicine
Dr. Chapa is a nationally and internationally recognized speaker and published author in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is a Board Certified ObGyn serving as Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Texas A&M College of Medicine in Bryan-College Station, Texas and as Clerkship Director for ObGyn for Texas A&M College of Medicine.In 2018, Dr. Chapa became Director of interprofessional education at the College of Medicine. In 2019, he was inducted into the Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society. He has published over 45 clinical articles, case reports, and medical commentaries covering both obstetrical and gynecological topics.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Augmenting Interprofessional Education with Intersectoral Action for Health: Mitigating a Disaster Using Game-Based Learning
Texas A&M Health’s Disaster Day is the nation’s largest student-led interprofessional emergency response simulation. Since 2008, the annual event has grown to 800 students in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, psychology, athletic training, veterinary medicine, and the Corp of Cadets. Traditionally conducted at a world-class training facility for emergency responders, interprofessional student teams work to rescue survivors, manage communications/logistics, solve public health cases using patient-level clues, and diagnose/treat standardized patients. The goal is to produce…
Preparing Future Healthcare Professionals for Interprofessional Practice Using a Unique Course Design: Values and Ethics in Healthcare
BackgroundData conf that high functioning, interprofessional teams improve health outcomes (Interprofessional Education Collaborative, 2016). However, academic health institutions traditionally provide education uniprofessionally where students from a single profession learn together in parallel or interactively (Freeth, et al 2008). Therefore, academic health institutions must provide an interprofessional education (IPE). However, executing interprofessional learning experiences across colleges with differing curricula, accreditation requirements, and academic calendars remains a challenge.…