Sarah Dallas, MA
Coordinator, Core Programs
Thomas Jefferson University
Sarah Dallas is the Coordinator of Core Programs for the Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (JCIPE) at Thomas Jefferson University. In this role, the primary concentration for Ms. Dallas is overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Health Mentors Program.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The presentation describes efficient and effective computational methods to evaluate an interprofessional education program. Methods from natural language processing were used to assess common themes that emerged from the text of PowerPoint presentations that teams of interprofessional students created as a part of an advocacy project. Over 700 students from nine different health professions programs across the university are grouped into teams of five to six students, and work with a community volunteer, a Health Mentor for three semesters. Each team is comprised of at least three different…