Tanner Nissly, DO
Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School

Dr Tanner Nissly is a full-spectrum family physician and assistant professor of family medicine at the University of Minnesota Department of Family and Community Medicine, North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program. He received his undergraduate degree in biology from Iowa State University, and attended medical school at Des Moines University. Dr. Nissly traveled northward to complete his family medicine residency at the North Memorial Program. Following residency he joined faculty at his program. He has completed a faculty development fellowship at the University of Minnesota DFM, and also completed STFM's Leading Change Fellowship. He has treated patients and taught family medicine in North Minneapolis since 2010. Current interests and work include urban underserved medicine, medication-assisted therapy for opioid use disorders, point of care ultrasound (POCUS), doctor-patient communication, and interprofessional education.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The National Center is committed to working within the Nexus of interprofessional practice and education to drive change that leads to Quadruple Aim outcomes including the creation of health equity. It is clear that implicit biases within health teams, including race, caste, and professional hierarchies, prevent full inclusion of the knowledge and experience of each team member. Implicit bias training may help raise awareness of individual biases and differential privilege and power of members of the team, but has failed to create needed culture change. This seminar highlights two family…