Mary Stamatakis, PharmD
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Educational Innovation
West Virginia University School of Pharmacy
Mary K. Stamatakis, PharmD is Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Educational Innovation and Professor at the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. In this capacity, she oversees development, implementation, and evaluation of all educational aspects of the Doctor of Pharmacy degree program. She facilitates curricular development and innovation, serves as the School of Pharmacy liaison for interprofessional education initiatives at the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, and oversees the continued accreditation of the Doctor of Pharmacy program. She is also responsible for faculty development related to education.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Identifying Medical Mistakes in a Simulated Hospital Room: Transition from a Live to a Virtual Interprofessional Activity
Background:At West Virginia University, health professions students participate in a year-long interprofessional education (IPE) program focused on the IPEC competencies. For teamwork, students participate in a “Mistake Room” - a hospital room that intentionally contains medical errors and room hazards. Students first individually determine mistakes present, and then work as a team to more fully identify errors present. The goal is for students to understand the importance of all team members in minimizing medical errors and improving patient safety. Prior to 2021, students completed the…