Andrea Pfeifle, EdD, PT, FNAP
Associate Vice Chancellor
The Ohio State University
Dr. Andrea L. Pfeifle is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Interprofessional Practice and Education at the Ohio State University and Wexner Medical Center and Professor of Family Medicine. She is Incoming Chair (2020-21) of the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative and the current Chair of the National Academies of Practice Physical Therapy Academy.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

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 contrast…
Background or Rationale IPECP is widely recognized as a potential route to improving the quality of the patient’s health care experience, improving the health of communities and populations, reducing the cost of health care delivery, and improving the work experience of service providers, known as the ‘quadruple aim’ The research agenda for IPECP should elevate the process of enquiry by shifting the focus. IPECP research should be delivered with well-designed and focused multimethod research studies, underpinned by sound theoretical frameworks and models. It is conducted with methodological…
Since the release of the IPEC competencies in 2011 (IPEC, 2011 and 2016), the addition of interprofessional education to many health professions education programs requirements (Vlasses & Zorek, 2016), and the recommendations of the Joint Accreditors Collaborative in 2019, there has been an increase in the integration of interprofessional curriculum and experiences (Greer et al, 2014; Congdon, 2016). However, little is known about how systems to support interprofessional practice and education (IPE) are actually organized in the United States. Building upon existing literature, a task…
If you are planning to attend, please RSVP using this form to receive advance materials prior to the session.   We are all working hard, both individually and collectively, to improve interprofessional practice and education. However, despite best efforts, progress is slow, and outcomes remain variable. Collaborative scholarship provides opportunities to widen access to a greater number of techniques used for research and more efficient learning, brings more experience to bear upon a problem/issue, and promotes creativity and effective problem-solving.   This session is an introduction to…
If you are planning to attend, please RSVP using this form to receive advance materials prior to the session.   Bringing an interprofessional team together to successfully complete a research project will put your leadership and mentoring skills to the test. This intermediate/advanced seminar will provide a brief overview of collaborative scholarship, identify gaps within knowledge and practice in IPECP, discuss strategies for successful collaborations, and develop potential opportunities for IP collaborative scholarship partnerships.   After attending this seminar, participants will be…