Shoshana Sicks, AB, EdM
Director, Curriculum & Administration, Center for Interprofessional Practice & Education
Thomas Jefferson University
Shoshana Sicks, EdM is Director of Curriculum and Administration for the Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (JCIPE).
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Interprofessional Faculty Writing: A Yearlong Collaborative Program for Producing Publishable Manuscripts
Background: Faculty face time constraints and, in some cases, limited training and experience that can hinder their efforts to publish scholarly research. Nevertheless, the 2015 IOM report was a “call to action” for more robust research and scholarship to advance the interprofessional education (IPE) field. In response, an IPE center at a health sciences university collaborated with two writing professionals to pilot a yearlong manuscript-writing program to increase publishing productivity and facilitate the writing process. The center initiators demonstrated leadership by designing the…