Rachel Bemis, MS
Administrative Director, MAHEC Center for Health Professions Education
Mountain Area Health Education Center & UNC School of Medicine
Rachel Bemis is the Administrative Director for the Center for Health Professions Education at MAHEC. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Dayton in Ohio and an M.S. in Human Resources from Western Carolina University. She worked in Human Resources at Mission Health for ten years prior to joining the team at MAHEC in 2019. During her tenure at Mission, she worked in Training and Development and Provider Recruitment. She also holds certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources from the Society of Human Resources Management.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
A Rural Interprofessional Education Response to COVID-19 in Western North Carolina; Rapidly Addressing the Needs of Our Community
In response to experiential rotation disruptions caused by "stay at home" orders related to COVID 19, an interprofessional team of faculty representing medicine, pharmacy, public health and clinical administration came together and quickly designed and launched an interprofessional rotation. This interprofessional rotation offered participants the opportunity to engage in local and regional preparedness and healthcare delivery elements for COVID-19. An interprofessional co-hort of 19 learners participated in this innovative, completely synchronous, virtual rotation. The learning objectives…