Keith Krolick, PhD
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Dr. Krolick, PhD, trained in immunology, receiving his Ph.D. from UCLA and performing post-doctoral work at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas. As tenured faculty at UT Health San Antonio Graduate School, he performed immunology research for over 30 years, training numerous doctoral students. He shifted his emphasis from laboratory research to educational missions. He teaches both basic and pre-clinical science for PhD, MS students, and for medical, dental, and nursing students. He received the UTHSA Presidential Award for Teaching, appointed as a UT System Distinguished Teaching Professor and a member of the UT System Shine Academy of Health Science Education.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio emphasizes interprofessional education (IPE) among our strategic educational priorities. This is exemplified by our Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for institutional accreditation, Linking Interprofessional Networks for Collaboration (LINC) - created to cultivate IPE knowledge and skills of faculty, students, and staff and to integrate IPE activities into programs’ curricula with increasing opportunities for student IPE experiences.   Members of the LINC Faculty Council (the Council), one from each school (dentistry, graduate…
BACKGROUND: COVID-19-associated social distancing practices necessitated significantly altering a previously planned large-scale interprofessional education (IPE) activity for approximately 1000 students at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. As a result, we developed and piloted an innovative, self-directed online learning experience emphasizing student engagement.   DESIGN: We partnered with the family of a child in the local community with complex health needs to develop two unique case studies telling their story while emphasizing the value of teamwork on…