Sadie Trammell Velasquez, MD
University of Texas Health San Antonio
Board-certified in internal medicine, Sadie Trammell Velasquez, MD, actively engages in UME/GME and maintains an active inpatient clinical service. As Associate Professor and co-director of the University of Texas Health San Antonio clinical skills course, she has collaborated with the Schools of Nursing and Dentistry to implement Interprofessional Education (IPE) into the curriculum. Abstracts from both activities were presented at the University of Texas Shine Conference in 2020 and accepted at SGEA at 2020. Awarded a Linking Interprofessional Network Collaboration (LINC) Seed Grant in 2019 and 2020 and a member of the School of Medicine IPE Task Force and LINC Didactic IPE Initiative, she is an active participant in increasing IPE.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The oral health examination is proposed to be essential to medical education and a Healthy People 2020 indicator, though not routinely taught. The schools of medicine and dentistry implemented the Head, Ears, Nose, Oral health, Throat (HENOT) and Cranial Nerve (CN) Interprofessional Education (IPE) Activity with the aim to assess medical and dental student perceptions of the effectiveness of an IPE experience and attitudes toward integrating oral and cranial nerve examinations into the healthcare curriculum. Teams of medical and dental students completed online pre-activities and…
The Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), Linking Interprofessional Networks for Collaboration (LINC), is a requirement for institutional accreditation designed to advance interprofessional education (IPE) at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio). All five schools (dentistry, graduate biomedical sciences, health professions, medicine, and nursing) are actively engaged in achieving QEP goals: to integrate IPE activities into programs’ curricula and to cultivate IPE knowledge and skills in faculty, staff, and students. UT Health San Antonio has…