Alan Dow, MD, MSHA
Asst Vice President of Health Sciences for nterprofessional Education & Collaborative Care
Virginia Commonwealth University
Alan Dow, M.D., M.S.H.A. is Assistant Vice President of Health Sciences for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care at Virginia Commonwealth University. He oversees the creation, implementation, and dissemination of research, education, and clinical programs designed to enhance collaborative practice and improve patient outcomes. He also directs the Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care at VCU and is responsible for developing, implementing, and studying initiatives in interprofessional education and collaborative practice across the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Allied Health, and Social Work, VCU Health System and the surrounding community.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Assuring Graduates Can Collaborate: Is it Time to Rewrite the Health Professions’ Signature Pedagogies?
This seminar will explore how signature pedagogies of health professions education shape learning and potentially interfere when learning interprofessional collaborative practice skills. Through interactive dialogue, we will stimulate a knowledge community committed to developing a new signature pedagogy for interprofessional education (IPE). Participants will: 1. Explore a professional signature pedagogy through the lens of teaching-learning strategies for person-centered care and teamwork. 2. Propose important elements of an interprofessional signature pedagogy. 3. Compare and…