Cheryl Babin, PT, DHS, MHA, CAGS
Associate Director of Clinical Education/Associate Professor
Cheryl J Babin, PT, DHS, MHA, CAGS, is the Associate Director of Clinical Education and Associate Professor for the School of Physical Therapy at MCPHS University. She joined the faculty in 2013, and her primary areas of teaching include clinical education, professional issues in PT practice, business and leadership, and interprofessional education. She has presented nationally and internationally on a variety of topics, but specifically for IPE, these include IPE curriculum, IPE faculty development, IPE simulation experiences, and collaborative care models. She has been an abstract reviewer for the Collaborating Across Boarders (CAB) VII, 2019 conference. Within the university, she serves on many IPE committees including the University's IPE Leadership Committee. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Interprofessional Education Consortium (NIPEC), a consortium of the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT).
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Interprofessional Education Faculty Development: The Nuts and Bolts to Successfully Promote Interprofessional Collaborative Practice and Education
Seminar Description: Interprofessional education (IPE) and collaborative practice (CP) are essential components in healthcare environments and health professions programs as concepts strongly associated with patient safety, quality care, and accreditation standards. Despite the increased focus on IPE/CP, faculty development for both clinical and academic settings are not universally available nor has the sustainability of such programs been addressed. This interactive session presents the essential components of an effective IPE faculty development program, including the unique features and…