Colleen Reiner, EdM
Interim Director of Education, USF Health CAMLS
University of South Florida
Colleen Reiner is the Interim Director of Education for USF Health’s Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice (IPE) and the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS). She has over 16 years of experience in the strategic development of sustainable, educational programs and the creation of evidence-based, curricular experiences for global audiences. Ms. Reiner completed her graduate work with an Ed.M. in Educational Policy Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a BFA from Florida State University’s prestigious Film School.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, USF Health’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning & Simulation (CAMLS) partnered with a local hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) to provide urgent trainings and critical support to interprofessional healthcare teams in the Tampa Bay community. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, the hospital’s multidisciplinary team of physicians, specialty surgeons, nurses and other healthcare specialists are onsite 24/7, and had to be prepared to not only treat patients with traumatic injuries, but those who were potentially COVID-19 positive. Our team helped develop and…
It can be challenging to effectively evaluate large-scale, interprofessional activities across multiple programs. 2019 USF Health hosted its Annual Interprofessional Education Day to promote collaboration across health disciplines. USF Health Interprofessional Education Day included professionals from 8 different programs (athletic training, nursing, MD, public health, pharmacy, physician assistant, physical therapy, and behavioral and community sciences). By including such a diversity of health professions, IPE Day maximizes the potential to learn from other professions with other…