Jennifer Wilson, BA, MS
Senior Writer/Editor and Director, Office for Professional Writing, Publishing, and Communication
Thomas Jefferson University
Jennifer Fisher Wilson, MS, ELS, founded and now directs the Office for Professional Writing, Publishing, and Communication, part of the Academic Commons at Thomas Jefferson University. She is a board-certified editor in the life sciences and was previously a writer for Annals of Internal Medicine, The Scientist, and The Smart Set, among other publications.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: Faculty face time constraints and, in some cases, limited training and experience that can hinder their efforts to publish scholarly research. Nevertheless, the 2015 IOM report was a “call to action” for more robust research and scholarship to advance the interprofessional education (IPE) field. In response, an IPE center at a health sciences university collaborated with two writing professionals to pilot a yearlong manuscript-writing program to increase publishing productivity and facilitate the writing process. The center initiators demonstrated leadership by designing the…