Thomas W. Bishop, Psy.D.
Director of Interprofessional Education
University of Michigan
Dr. Thomas Bishop is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Michigan and serves as the Director of Interprofessional Education for the University of Michigan Medical School. As a psychologist, he is an Assistant Residency Director of the University of Michigan Family Medicine Department. Dr. Bishop has significant experience in developing IPE curriculum, has served as a core faculty the development of the Interprofessional Education and Research Center for the Academic Health Sciences Center at East Tennessee State University. He has made significant contributions to IPE and IPC throughout his career and scholarly work.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Team based care is the hallmark of the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s recommendation for patient centered medical homes, which inspires quality, cultivates patient engagement, and improves costs. While the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality suggests that team training improves patient care and safety, training often continues to be largely inadequate. The challenge then is how to create opportunities for “teamness” or “collaborative competence” (Earnest, 2016) to occur and provide a context where skills such as team work, leadership, roles and responsibilities, group…
Learning Objectives: The learner will... Understand details of a specific model for implementation of a patient advisor-centered framework for student IPE learning and evaluation Evaluate the value-added of authentic patient-advisor engagement in IPE learning for students, academic institutions and patients as well as potential barriers Apply this model of patient engagement in IPE to individual systems and settings and leave the session with a beginning plan of next steps for application of this model in their setting/community   Seminar description Existing literature describing…
Background Previous IPE interventions have been limited to one-time/short-term experiences due to the feasibility of planning and cost-effectiveness. Few reports on introductory experiential learning exist leaving questions on the best format and outcome measures; hence, LIFE was developed. LIFE is a virtual longitudinal experiential approach to prepare early learners outside of the classroom with a foundation of the socioecological model(SEM) and social determinants of health(SDH). Learners collaboratively explored the impact of the patient/family’s interface with the health-system and…