Andrea Pfeifle, EdD, PT, FNAP
Indiana University
Dr. Pfeifle is Founding Director, Indiana University's Interprofessional Practice and Education Center and Associate Dean, Interprofessional Health Education and Practice. She is a physical therapist, educator, community activist, and strategic executive leader who advances IPECP by working across universities, health care organizations, and communities to develop solutions to challenges facing today's health care. She is an active member of the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative and Chair of the National Academies of Practice Physical Therapy Academy.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Although interprofessional education (IPE) continues to gain momentum in health professions’ classroom and simulated environments, interprofessional values taught at undergraduate and pre-professional levels are often lost once learners enter the clinical environment. Clinical learning shapes impressions about, attitudes toward, experience with, and acquisition of competencies necessary for interprofessional collaborative practice. It is where knowledge, thinking, and learning comes together and becomes situated for many learners, oftentimes indelibly imprinting future practice. Billet argued…