Temple Ratcliffe, MD, FACP
Associate Professor and Director, Internal Medicine Clerkship
Long School of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Temple A. Ratcliffe, MD, FACP is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Health San Antonio. He serves as both Director of the Internal Medicine Clerkship and as the Long School of Medicine’s faculty representative on Linking Interprofessional Networks for Collaboration, UT Health’s Quality Enhancement Plan dedicated to interprofessional education. His teaching has been recognized by numerous awards including the UT Presidential Teaching Excellence Award. He is also a Josiah Macy Foundation Faculty Scholar and inductee in the Gold Humanism Honor Society. His current scholarly areas of interest include interprofessional education, clinical reasoning, and learner assessment.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: The Quality Enhancement Plan at UT Health San Antonio, Linking Interprofessional Networks for Collaboration (LINC), serves as the institutional blueprint for transforming campus-wide interprofessional education (IPE). A key component of this plan includes cultivating knowledge and skills in faculty and staff to increase IPE opportunities for learners. The LINC Faculty and Staff Development Program was launched in Fall 2020 to achieve this goal. Design/Methodology: This program included three synchronous online workshops. The first workshop provided a broad overview of IPE…
This Lightning Talk will highlight a university-wide series of online interprofessional education (IPE) modules completed synchronously without direct involvement of faculty facilitators. 977 first-year students representing 26 educational programs participated in interprofessional groups of 3-4 in a self-directed manner using just learner guides. Multiple modalities facilitated engagement, including interprofessional socialization exercises, mini-lectures augmented with video vignettes, and novel illustrated and video case studies. Illustrated cases featured professionally rendered artwork…