Josette Rivera, MD
University of California San Francisco
Josette Rivera is an Associate Professor of Medicine and a clinician educator in the UCSF Division of Geriatrics. She co-directs the medical student Life Stages course, is the UCSF School of Medicine lead for the campus-wide Program for Interprofessional Practice and Education (PIPE), and co-chairs the PIPE assessment and faculty development committees. Dr. Rivera is a member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators.
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,…