Lauren Hanley, BS
Virginia Commonwealth University
Lauren is a third year medical student at VCU School of Medicine. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2016 and has been working on her medical education since. She became involved with interprofessional education last year when she met Kelly Lockeman and has enjoyed learning about this growing field while simultaneously being able to contribute to it through research. She hopes to continue her research so that others can learn from it and better the field of medicine through teamwork.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Bridging the Transition from Learner to Practitioner: Unpacking Interactions Among Student Teams in Practice-Based IPE Settings
Background. In many healthcare settings, teams change composition regularly, so healthcare students must be trained to function effectively in dynamic teams before entering the workforce. At our institution, learners from various health professions participate in varied scheduled clinics in low-income housing communities for older adults. While this is a longitudinal IPE experience for learners, program schedules vary so team composition is dynamic. These dynamic student teams meet with clients for care coordination, health and wellness assessments, and assistance in setting and achieving…