Linda Orkin Lewin, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Dr. Lewin received her MD degree from the Yale University School of Medicine. She is a board certified pediatrician with extensive experience in medical education with leadership positions at both the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine (1995-2004) and the University of Maryland School of Medicine (2005-2016). She joined the faculty of the Emory School of Medicine in 2017 where she co-founded the interprofessional Woodruff Health Educators Academy, providing faculty development to educators across the health sciences. Her scholarship has focused on education across the continuum from student to faculty, with a strong emphasis on professionalism and professional identity formation.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

COVID-19 required innovative approaches to educating health professions students who could no longer attend in-person classes or clinical rotations. Interprofessional education (IPE) activities were similarly impacted. To replace an in-person IPE activity slated for this spring, nursing and medical students with similar levels of clinical experience came together to attend a synchronous virtual session focused on discharge planning. Twenty-eight nursing students and eleven medical students attended a 90 minute session via Zoom. Students received pre-readings, the day’s agenda, learning…