Haley Fribance, PharmD Class of 2021
University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Haley Fribance is a third-year student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. She is chapter president of the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists and a leader within Primary Care Progress@Pitt, an interprofessional student organization promoting collaborative patient care decision making. Ms. Fribance is also a pharmacy intern at UPMC Magee-Woman’s Hospital. In a specially designed Special Topics course, Ms. Fribance is learning principles of instructional design and using literature on interprofessional education to propose an interprofessional curriculum organized around microcredentials that align with the IPEC Core Competencies.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
An interprofessional curriculum built on a framework of microcredentials reflects the four characteristics that define quality interprofessional education: rationale, outcome-based goals, deliberate design, and assessment and evaluation. Its structure reflects the four IPEC core competencies that will be achieved at its completion. The goals within each competency are clearly defined, attainable, and measurable. This microcredential system is designed to extend over the entirety of a student’s program and to integrate expected outcomes into existing curricula and co-curricular activities. It…