Dr. Sara Gill joined the faculty at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing in 1998. She is a tenured professor whose passions include interprofessional research and education. Dr. Gill's research, teaching, and practice interests include maternal/child health, breastfeeding, and research methodologies with a focus on qualitative techniques. Since 2015, Dr. Gill has served as the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies. In this role, she oversees faculty, staff, and student activities within the Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Doctor of Philosophy programs.
Sara Gill, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean of Graduate Programs & Professor
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing
A University-wide Collaboration to Transform Interprofessional Education Based on Guidance from the Health Professions Accreditors Collaborative
The Health Professions Accreditors Collaborative (HPAC) and National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education released a consensus guidance on developing high quality interprofessional education (IPE) in 2019. Stressing the importance of IPE, institutional leaders with responsibility for accreditation and IPE were advised to create systematic IPE approaches to facilitate institution-wide collaboration. Leaders responsible for planning and implementing IPE were encouraged to develop program-specific IPE plans. Individual professions occupy a unique and valuable position within the…