Philip Rodgers, PharmD
Associate Professor and Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Phil Rodgers, PharmD, FCCP is an associate professor and director of interprofessional education and practice at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. His areas of scholarship and teaching are in interprofessional education and practice, diabetes management, and innovative pharmacy education programs. He has been named a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. He received his Bachelor of Science in pharmacy and his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed a pharmacy residency in ambulatory care at the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals in Richmond, Virginia.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Interprofessional education (IPE) is a key component in health professions education to prepare students for practice. Breaking down barriers and stereotypes about other professions early in a student’s education is important to future team-readiness. While we know that it is important to expose students to IPE early in their curriculum, it can be challenging to identify activities for early program students who have a variety of clinical experiences and expectations. In this “Meet Your Neighbors” (MYN) activity, all first-year pharmacy, medicine, dentistry, and nursing students (n=580)…
Although interprofessional education (IPE) is an essential component to building effective interprofessional practices, gaps remain in identifying effective measures to assess student learning and skill development in classroom-based IPE activities. Further, a literature gap exists regarding best practices on assessing student achievement of the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) Core Competencies. As programs implement didactic IPE activities, more information is needed on effective assessment strategies. This session will describe an assessment initiative at the University of…