Janice Palaganas, PhD, APRN, ANEF, FNAP, FAAN, FSSH
Associate Director of Health Professions Programs
MGH Institute of Health Professions
Dr. Janice Palaganas is the Associate Director of Health Professions Education at Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions (MGH IHP) and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, Department of Anesthesia, as well as Adjunct Professsor of Interprofessional Studies. Dr. As a behavioral scientist and former clinician and administrator, Dr. Palaganas’ passion is in using healthcare simulation as a platform for interprofessional education (IPE). She is co-podcaster on “DJ Simulationistas….’sup?” and “SimFails.” Dr. Palaganas has been an invited keynote speaker and visiting professor in 30 countries. She is currently leading the first PhD in IPE at MGH IHP.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The role of feedback in teamwork is paradoxical. While feedback is a critical component of developing and sustaining teamwork, it is also one of the most uncomfortable responsibilities that we have as individual team members, educators, or leaders. Feedback conversations can stimulate higher levels of thinking, contribute to deeper learning, and impact future performance in teams. However, opportunities for developing, refining and evaluating such skills are few. This one-hour online workshop will engage participants in deliberate practice learning how to give feedback in interprofessional…
How do I debrief learners from other professions? How do I not single out one profession if a person did not do well in the simulation? Healthcare simulation has been increasingly adopted and integrated into curricula as an effective platform for IPE because of what we know in adult learning, experiential learning, deliberate practice, and feedback. Debriefing, the learning conversation post a simulation experience, is the heart of simulation. To debrief effectively, faculty development on how to debrief interprofessional teams are necessary. This session will discuss challenges and practice…