Amy Blue, PhD
University of Florida
Amy Blue, PhD is the Associate Vice President for Interprofessional Education – UF Health and the Associate Dean for Educational Affairs, College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida. She has been engaged in interprofessional education for nearly 12 years and health professions education for over 20 years.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The Putting Families First (PFF) program is a unique approach to providing pre-clinical health professions students a patient-centered community-based interprofessional collaborative learning experience. PFF has existed for more than twenty years; over 1000 students across 11 academic programs and more than 200 families are involved in this required educational program each year. Students are placed in interprofessional teams of four and assigned a local volunteer family or individual; their first “patient.” The students make four home visits to learn about the family’s health and in…