Sarah Jackson, Pharm.D. Student
University of Minnesota Duluth
Sarah Kristine Jackson is a third-year Pharm.D. student at the University of Minnesota. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Minnesota in Duluth, where she earned degrees in exercise science and chemistry. Sarah has also served as the "HDC/DFMC Bridge" project coordinator for this project since the spring of 2019.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Bridging the Mental Health and Medical Care Chasm: Impact of Interprofessional Care Conferences to Enhance Patient Safety and Cultivate Collaborative Skills in Family Medicine Residents Across Two Autonomous Health Systems
Background Patients with severe mental illness often lack care coordination between primary care and mental health providers. Siloed patient care across separate healthcare systems can negatively impact quality and safety of patient care. Team-based care is integral in the effective management of patients with multiple comorbidities, with the family medicine physician central in coordinating holistic care. Family medicine residency programs must provide models of effective interprofessional collaboration and mental health treatment to prepare residents to navigate an evolving healthcare…