Amy Pastva, PT, MA, PhD, CHSE
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medicine, and Population Health Sciences
Amy M Pastva, PT, MA, PhD, CHSE, is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medicine, and Population Health Sciences at Duke University. She is an Assistant Director of the Duke Health Center for Interprofessional Education and Care Center and is a Senior Fellow in the Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development. Dr. Pastva's scholarly pursuits include investigating rehabilitation strategies that improve the health and function of individuals living with chronic cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases and/or surviving critical illness and exploring pedagogical strategies that optimize health professions curricula to address clinical practice management of multiple chronic conditions.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The COVID-19 pandemic brought impromptu consequences for all aspects of academic healthcare, including interprofessional (IP) collaborative practice. At Duke Health, leadership across the campus provided support to establish a Center for Interprofessional Education and Care (IPEC). A leadership team composed of representatives from medicine, nursing, PA, and PT programs, was hired in January 2020 to launch the Center and conduct a strategic planning process. This planned inaugural process included review of the current state in each program and a group analysis of strengths, weaknesses,…