Bryan Hodge, DO
Director, MAHEC Center for Health Professions Education & Rural Health Initiatives
Mountain Area Health Education Center & UNC School of Medicine
Bryan Hodge, DO is the Director of the MAHEC Center for Health Professional Education and Rural Health Initiatives. His roles include pipeline programming with an emphasis on medical student, resident, and interdisciplinary rural health education. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor with the University of North Carolina Department of Family Medicine. As a former National Health Service Corps Scholar, he has committed his career to providing high-quality relational care and transforming the health of communities through education and innovation. Professional passions include alternative models of care delivery for vulnerable patients, professional well-being, and community health.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
A Rural Interprofessional Education Response to COVID-19 in Western North Carolina; Rapidly Addressing the Needs of Our Community
In response to experiential rotation disruptions caused by "stay at home" orders related to COVID 19, an interprofessional team of faculty representing medicine, pharmacy, public health and clinical administration came together and quickly designed and launched an interprofessional rotation. This interprofessional rotation offered participants the opportunity to engage in local and regional preparedness and healthcare delivery elements for COVID-19. An interprofessional co-hort of 19 learners participated in this innovative, completely synchronous, virtual rotation. The learning objectives…