Sofia Aliaga, MD, MPH
Pediatric Residency Program Associate Director
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Sofia Aliaga, MD, MPH, FAAP is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She currently serves in several leadership roles for medical student education, as well as an Associate Program Director for the pediatric residency program. Her academic focus is on applying simulation-based education and quality improvement to create innovative approaches to interprofessional education and practice. She completed her MD training at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru, her Pediatric residency training at the University of Colorado and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine fellowship at the University of North Carolina.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

This session focuses on an ongoing effort to proactively embed sustainable interprofessional telehealth education opportunities into existing health professions' curricula. The use of telehealth – the delivery of health care services using electronic audiovisual technology – has grown significantly, particularly since the Covid-19 pandemic required changes in healthcare delivery. Telehealth was used as a coping strategy during the pandemic; however, it offers the potential for high-quality, sustainable care. As team-based care has been shown to support the Quadruple Aim, team-based telehealth…