Clayton Douglas, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Clayton is a medical school graduate from UT Southwestern who is interested in medical education, having worked as a review instructor in the UT Southwestern School of Health Professions, a tutor, an emergency room scribe trainer, and a trainer for physicians using new electronic medical record software. He has also volunteered in many other teaching activities, including mentoring and health education for patients. In addition, he has worked on various research projects and has presented research at multiple conferences. His future goals include teaching at an academic institution and working on improving medical education.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background: Teamwork and interprofessional collaboration are paramount to preventing medical errors and improving patient safety alongside health outcomes. Interprofessional education (IPE) develops students’ skills in preparation for the clinical environment and collaborative practice. However, IPE activities have been described by some students as “irrelevant” or “unengaging” in post-evaluations. The aim is to design an IPE activity that can engage students and increase knowledge of interprofessional competencies for utilization in the clinical setting. Design: A student-run group…