Ricky Thumar, PharmD, RPh
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
MCPHS University
Ricky Thumar, PharmD, is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at MCPHS University. As part of his faculty appointment, he serves as an ambulatory care clinical pharmacist and precepts fourth year pharmacy students at a federally qualified community health center in the greater Boston area. He is co-chair of the Interprofessional Education (IPE) Committee for the School of Pharmacy on the Boston campus and an active member of the University-Wide IPE Committee. ———

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

BackgroundWhile new models of intentional interprofessional education activities continue to be developed, delivering high quality interprofessional experiential education remains a challenge. The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Standard 25.6 requires schools of pharmacy to assess the preparedness of all students to function effectively and professionally on an interprofessional healthcare team, but minimal guidance is provided on assessment methods or tools to achieve this outcome.DesignA total of four (4) intentional interprofessional activities were developed for the…