Sarah Shrader, PharmD
University of Kansas
Sarah Shrader holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kansas. She completed two years of post-graduate residency training in family medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. Currently, she is a Professor and Director of Interprofessional Education at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. She is an interprofessional educator, scholar, and preceptor. Sarah has conducted numerous trainings and workshops on IPE locally, nationally, and internationally. She is past Chair and an active member of the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative. She has published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts around interprofessional practice and education.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Introduction: Assessing the impact of interprofessional education (IPE) on health systems is needed. Objective: To assess the impact of IPE at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) on workforce recruitment, collaborative practice, and culture through a mixed-methods analysis of responses from graduating students, new alumni, residency program directors (RPDs), and employers.Methods: Voluntary participants included graduating health professions students, alumni, RPDs, and employers of KUMC graduates. Data were collected through surveys and focus groups that were administered yearly…
Interprofessional education is a mutually beneficial dynamic, benefiting both the learner and the individual facilitating the learning opportunity. Facilitating an interprofessional (IP) program allows the facilitator the opportunity to reflect on how they can improve teaching team-based delivery of care, model their teaching to their practice, improve communication, and discover avenues for personal growth. In 2014 the University of Kansas Medical Center began a required three-level Foundations of Interprofessional Collaboration (FIPC) program incorporating TeamSTEPPS® concepts for all…