Paul DiFrancesco, EdD, MPA, RPh
Associate Dean of Pharmacy Experiential Education, School of Pharmacy
MCPHS University
Paul DiFrancesco is the Associate Dean of Pharmacy Experiential Education at MCPHS University School of Pharmacy . He oversees Pharmacy Experiential Programs for Boston, Worcester, and Manchester campuses. Previous to his current role in experiential education, Dr. DiFrancesco served as Dean of MCPHS University School of Pharmacy for 6 years.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: Most pharmacy student experiential IPE occurs in a naturally occurring and non-deliberate fashion. Opportunities for interprofessional teamwork may be limited to the rotational environment and access to other disciplines and their students. The purpose of this project was to provide a diverse series of intentional IPE experiences to increase exposure to a greater number of pharmacy students in their APPE rotations during their final clinical year.Design: Intentional IPE experiences were developed in a number of settings and were scheduled within faculty APPE’s or as free standing…