Dr. Deborah Conway is the Interim Vice Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education and Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology in the Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio, where she has responsibility for the four-year course-based curriculum for medical students. She has published and presented primarily in the areas of medical education and diabetes in pregnancy. Dr. Conway received her BS in Biology at Texas A&M University, her MD at the McGovern Medical School at UT Health Houston, and completed training in obstetrics/gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine at UT Health San Antonio.
Deborah Conway, MD
Associate Dean for Curriculum & Professor
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Long School of Medicine
A University-wide Collaboration to Transform Interprofessional Education Based on Guidance from the Health Professions Accreditors Collaborative
The Health Professions Accreditors Collaborative (HPAC) and National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education released a consensus guidance on developing high quality interprofessional education (IPE) in 2019. Stressing the importance of IPE, institutional leaders with responsibility for accreditation and IPE were advised to create systematic IPE approaches to facilitate institution-wide collaboration. Leaders responsible for planning and implementing IPE were encouraged to develop program-specific IPE plans. Individual professions occupy a unique and valuable position within the…