Veronica Young, PharmD, MPH, FNAP
Director and Clinical Professor
The University of Texas at Austin Center for Health Interprofessional Practice and Education
Veronica Young, PharmD, MPH, FNAP is the Director of The University of Texas at Austin Center for Health Interprofessional Practice and Education, where she leads institutional initiatives in education, practice, and scholarship that advances collaborative person-centered health care and population health. Dr. Young also is Clinical Professor and Director of Interprofessional Education and Community Engagement at the UT College of Pharmacy. Her research focus on interprofessional education and patient safety, with an emphasis on community health empowerment. She is one of five founding members of the Texas Interprofessional Education Consortium. Dr. Young is a certified TeamSTEPPS® Master Trainer.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Learning Objectives: Identify at least three considerations in designing longitudinal, foundational interprofessional coursework. Examine the role of technology in delivering longitudinal, foundational interprofessional coursework. Compare the use of different learning strategies (e.g., simulation, team-building activities) to deliver longitudinal, foundational interprofessional coursework.   This seminar will enable participants to gain applicable skills and knowledge to create a longitudinal, foundational interprofessional learning course for pre-clinical health professions students…
Objectives: Discuss the development and impact of a model for state-wide inter-institutional collaboration around IPE Identify opportunities and strategies for development and sustainment of a state-wide or regional inter-institutional collaboration   Abstract: The Texas IPE Consortium, established in 2015 as an IPE Task Force, began as a collaboration between the executive leadership of the Texas state funded Academic Health Science Centers: The University of Texas System HSCs, Texas Tech University HSC, The University of North Texas HSC and the Texas A&M HSC. Renamed the Texas…
The pandemic highlighted the need for a team-based approach to address social determinants of health (SDOH) to improve health outcomes. Addressing upstream factors requires constructive dialogue with community stakeholders, an important skill that most health professions learners do not receive formal training on. Virtual simulations can be used to train learners to plan and execute interprofessional, team-based community interventions. Simulation design must target skills development and change management processes. This is a description of the implementation and program evaluation of an…