Anna Chang, MD
University of California San Francisco
Dr. Anna Chang is Professor of Medicine in the UCSF Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine. She is an educator, a clinician, and a leader. She is board certified in Geriatric Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Chang directs the UCSF School of Medicine Bridges Curriculum Clinical Microsystems Clerkship, the integrated clinical skills and health systems curriculum for all first and second year medical students. She is Associate Chief for Education in the Division of Geriatrics, and Associate Director for Education and Leadership for Tideswell at UCSF, including the national Emerging Leaders in Aging Program.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
While interprofessional education (IPE) traditionally focuses on the interactions of students of different professions and is often based in the classroom or simulated settings, embedding students in interprofessional (IP) teams of practicing professionals in clinical settings may also provide rich opportunities for both formal and informal IP learning. In the UCSF Clinical Microsystems Clerkship, groups of six first-year medical students are assigned to a faculty coach and clinical microsystem for 17 months, where they participate one half-day per week to learn patient care skills,…