Sue Korek is a Program Manager for Interprofessional Education (IPE) at the Medical College of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy. Sue manages the IPE program for pharmacy and partner students including Medical College of Wisconsin medical students. She believes that pharmacy and medical students after graduation will be the change agents who transform healthcare into a more collaborative team environment and ultimately improve patient-centered care.
Sue Korek, MAED
Program Manager for Interprofessional Education
Medical College of Wisconsin
Assessing Interprofessional Bias Between First-year Pharmacy and Medical Students Through a Collaborative Interprofessional Education Session in the Gross Anatomy Laboratory
Interdisciplinary healthcare teams have become essential in the management of increasingly complex patient care. Personal bias towards other health professions may impede a healthcare team’s ability to provide efficient patient care, despite the recognition by these professionals that collaboration is vital. It has been reported that healthcare students may hold prejudices against students of other health professional programs as early as the first year in their degree program. Our project aims to assess if first-year pharmacy and medical students hold bias towards one another based on their…