Kris Hall, MFA
Program Manager
University of New England
Kris Hall, MFA is the Program Manager of the Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education (CECE) at the university of New England (UNE), working across the university to provide opportunities for health professions students to learn with, from, and about each other. She formerly served as Program Manager for a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral for Treatment (SBIRT) Training Grant and as the Associate Director for Add Verb Productions. As part of a faculty team, she has given national and international presentations, and published, on the Interprofessional Team Immersion (IPTI), a unique curricular resource that was designed in response to student requests for small, interactive, cross-professional learning experiences.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: Interprofessional education (IPE) research has primarily concentrated on classroom, service-learning, and simulated student learning outcomes. Less is known about how IPE impacts future practice and whether and how knowledge gained in controlled academic environments is positively and enduringly transferred to the workforce. Presentation: This lightning talk offers findings from a mixed-methods study aimed at understanding the transfer of IPE knowledge, attitudes, and skills from campus to collaborative workforce practice. Participants included university alumni who had…
Since 2018, the Nexus Summit has been a space to intentionally explore models of engaging individuals, families, communities and populations in the planning and delivery of health professions education, and as participatory members of the health team. Join this Conversation Café to explore questions of how individuals, families, and caregivers can not only be the center of care delivery, but the co-creators of how health professions are trained and how they practice. Facilitators Shelley Cohen Konrad, Kelley Harmon, and Susan Gold each bring a different lens to the key questions of: How…
The University of New England and Rosalind Franklin University of Medical Sciences collaborated on a longitudinal co-curricular immersive telehealth experience via Zoom that ran from September 2020 through March 2021. Ten interprofessional (IP) student groups, comprised of 10 different professions took part in training sessions for motivational interviewing and telehealth before the simulation. Health professions faculty facilitated the interprofessional teams of students, representing 10 different professions (Allopathic and Osteopathic Medicine, Dental Medicine, Dental Hygiene, Nursing,…
The interprofessional team immersion (IPTI) is a longitudinal, curricular program that provides interactive and cross-professional learning experiences. Learning objectives are aligned with behaviors identified in the core competencies for interprofessional collaborative practice and aim to increase students' understanding of each other's roles and responsibilities, apply teamwork principles and refine communication skills for person-centered care. The in-person IPTI instructional format included a team-building exercise, case-based learning, and simulation. The global coronavirus pandemic…