Elias Traboulsi, MD
Co-chair of the Office of Interprofessional Learning
Cleveland Clinic
Dr. Elias Traboulsi is Head of the Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Director of the Center for Genetic Eye Diseases at Cleveland Clinic's Cole Eye Institute. He is Professor of Ophthalmology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. He is also Chairman of the Department of Graduate Medical Education and co-chair of the Office of Interprofessional Learning at Cleveland Clinic. He is a frequent guest speaker at national and international meetings, and the author of more than 300 scientific articles and book chapters.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Strengthening Minds by Leveraging Education (SMiLE) is an interprofessional team learning experience that aims to build individual capacity, improve collective competence, and support the development of high-performing teams. SMiLE is implemented as longitudinal, discussion-based sessions that bring interprofessional healthcare professionals together to examine their professional thinking, evaluate their individual perspectives, and identify ways to improve their collaborative practices.  The SMiLE curriculum has four parts entitled: roles and responsibilities, psychological safety, a day in…