Danielle Bruno, MPH(c)
Scholars Program Manager
Indiana University School of Medicine / Indiana AHEC Network
Danielle Bruno is the Program Manager for the AHEC Scholars Fellowship. She is responsible for managing a comprehensive community-based education program designed to improve the skills and competencies of health professions students that are necessary to enhance the quality of health care and provide transformative team-based care delivery within rural and underserved areas and populations. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Literature and History from Indiana University, and is currently pursuing her Master’s of Public Health degree from the Fairbanks School of Public Health. She has a background in healthcare administration, instructional design, and Graduate Medical Education.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

A substantial number of interprofessional learning experiences have been developed using didactic formats, yet students often find these experiences artificial and the impacts of these experiences often dissipate once learners enter the clinical environment.1-5 There is consensus that IPE should be integrated into clinical education settings or other experiential contexts.5 This session will highlight a recent, nationally-implemented educational intervention that situates IPE within the context of community and overall health system transformation - the AHEC Scholars program. Utilizing the…