Betsy Melcher, MS, ATC, MHS, PA-C
Duke University School of Medicine
Ms. Melcher is an assistant professor in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke University. She serves the PA program as an academic coordinator and supports the development, administration, and assessment of the preclinical-year curriculum. This author has substantial experience with interprofessional education in classroom and clinical settings well as research

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: Interprofessional education (IPE) is a major priority for health professions education programs preparing learners for professional team-based practice. Clinical settings have been recognized as the ideal context for learners’ development of interprofessional attitudes and competencies. A recent IPE practice guideline for interprofessional teaching concludes “faculty development to enhance existing skills is desirable and should combine a hands-on workshop with demonstration and feedback involving different professions”. At our institution, clinician-educators have limited…