Becca Gas, MS
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

Becca Gas, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Medical Education and the Administrative Lead for the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science Virtual Center for Interprofessional Education. She supports the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Clinical and Translational Science Ph.D. program. She has experience in creating, implementing, and evaluating curriculum and assessments. Her research and publications have been centered on medical education and collaboration. She is interested in mindsets, motivation, interprofessional education, data and analytics, technology, learning curves, communication, leadrship, and organizational and program development.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background: The goal of interprofessional education (IPE) is to prepare learners for interprofessional practice. For biomedical science graduate students, this includes collaborative and multidisciplinary discovery, research, and dissemination. While there are many studies of IPE in the traditional healthcare setting, literature, resources and IPE communities of practice are limited within a biomedical science graduate school setting. Design: We assessed the current state of interprofessionalism and perceived value of IPE opportunities in the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical…
resources across five schools within the College of Medicine and Science at our institution. Multiple gap analyses have been performed showing a need for explicit IPE training and activities for learners and faculty at our institution. With 4000+ faculty teaching and assessing and 3500+ learners from post-baccalaureate to post-doctoral programs, the diversity of learning environments, curriculum design, learner outcomes, and expectations is complex. This largesse poses immense challenges and generates significant competing demands on a finite number of organizational resources including…