Sol De Jesus, MD
Assistant Professor/co-director Office for Inter-professional Collaborative Education and Teamwork
Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
Dr. De Jesus is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology. She is co-director of the Penn State College of Medicine’s Office for Inter-professional Collaborative Education and Teamwork. She is recipient of several teaching awards including the Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s Humanism and Excellence in Teaching. She has a strong passion and personal commitment to teaching and utilizes her clinical and educational roles to bring inter-professional learners together in a variety of learning environments in an effort to enhance multidisciplinary care, safe clinical practices and sense of agency.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Small groups of IP learners (completing clerkship/clinical/field experiences) participate in monthly student-run care conferences discussing Neurology Intensive Care Unit patients. Learners formulate priority lists, ask clarifying questions, and discuss profession-specific perspectives to determine additional information and interventions necessary for successful discharge. Immediately following the care conference, students provide feedback regarding what was learned and indicate one behavioral change they commit to immediately implement to improve collaborative practice during clinical…