Milta Little, DO
Associate Professor
Duke University School of Medicine
Dr. Milta Oyola Little completed medical school at Midwestern University – Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Internal Medicine residency training at St. Mary’s Health Center in St. Louis, MO, and Geriatric Medicine fellowship training at St. Louis University where she started her career as an academic geriatrician. She now works as an Associate Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Duke University. Her scholarly interests are interprofessional health education, deprescribing, and non-pharmacologic management of dementia.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The complexity in caring for older adults necessitates interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP). To enhance competence in geriatrics and IPCP, a team comprised of MD, NP, PA, and DPT students provided annual wellness visits (AWV) and follow-up visits for older adults in a half-day hybrid telehealth/in-person clinic over 4-to-21-week blocks with direct interprofessional (IP) faculty observation with a focus on mobility, mentation, medications, multi-complexity, and what matters most to patients (the 5Ms). Student evaluation tools included: (1) pre-post self-assessed readiness for IPCP (…