Ruthanne Chun, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Clinical Professor Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Director of UW Veterinary Care
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine
Ruthanne Chun earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1991 from UW-Madison. She completed an internship at Cornell University and then went on to complete a residency in comparative oncology at Purdue. She has served as a leader in multiple veterinary medical organizations and has been involved in interprofessional education on the UW-Madison campus for the past decade.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The Case of the Missing Patient: Using a Virtual Role-Play Scenario to Teach Interprofessional Communication Skills
In healthcare communication, we often focus on the one-on-one relationships between patients and clinicians. Healthcare, however, is a team endeavor with many players and relationships. Clinical and social healthcare professionals learn their crafts in separate programs with sometimes very different training methods and philosophies. However, there is more overlap than differences when it comes to communication skills. At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, we created innovative learning experiences for students in Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Social Work to work together while…