University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Christine Ko is a PharmD Candidate of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Class of 2020. She currently serves as the Co-Chair for the Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice Student Executive Committee (OIPEP SEC). She assists in the planning, promotion, and execution of student-led interprofessional activities and serves as a link between the SEC and OIPEP. She continues to advocate for interprofessional education and practice through her various research projects, clinical and academic rotations, and role in the OIPEP SEC.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Quality IPE starts with a clear plan for development and implementation across multiple professions. Each profession must consider context, teaching strategies, reasoning for the approach, competencies and learning outcomes that are salient for their own profession but also for the professions with whom they are collaborating. Additionally, there is a need to establish ‘social IPE’ where students have opportunities to get to know each other outside of formal, intentional IPE activities. Both of these strategies to advance IPEP take time, and if not carefully planned can overwhelm systems and…