Dan Fischer, MSW
Assistant Dean for Field Education, Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work
University of Michigan
Daniel Fischer has been at the University of Michigan since 1989, working as a clinical social worker, researcher, teacher and healthcare administrator. He has conducted numerous scientific presentations, workshops and training seminars on a variety of topics including cognitive-behavioral therapy with child/adolescent anxiety disorders, leadership development, and interprofessional education and collaborative practice. He has published several peer-reviewed articles and book chapters related to pediatric anxiety disorders, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and integrated health and interprofessional education. His current research interests are related to interprofessional education, social work field education, and mental health intervention dissemination.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Design of an Interprofessional Education Database for Use by Administrators, Faculty and Students Across Different Health Science Schools
The health science schools at the University of Michigan (U-M) have devoted considerable effort towards developing interprofessional education (IPE) offerings administered through the U-M Center for IPE to enable our student learners to learn about, from, and with each other so they are better prepared to achieve the quadruple aims in healthcare. As the number of IPE offerings has expanded, it has become increasingly challenging to manage information about our IPE offerings such as the type of experience offered, student learners involved, and IPE competencies addressed. Further, the…