Kelly Lockeman, PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University

Kelly Lockeman is an assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University in the School of Medicine and director of evaluation and assessment for the VCU Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care. She is responsible for the Center’s evaluation efforts and is engaged in a number of collaborative research projects aimed at understanding process and measuring outcomes of interprofessional education. She is an active member of the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative (AIHC) program committee, and her work has been presented and published in a variety of settings.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Workshop Description: Over the past two decades, interprofessional education (IPE) research has grown dramatically as IPE has become more common at academic institutions and in health professions’ accreditation standards. However, IPE research has primarily occurred at single institutions/contexts with unique assessment tools. Comparing pedagogical approaches and assessment tools across contexts and learner levels is necessary to advance the educational preparation of health professionals. Academic institutions and health professions programs are challenged to develop, implement and assess…
Aligning education and practice for workforce transformation and health system change requires training future health professionals to work effectively in teams in workplace settings. Demonstrating that pre-licensure interprofessional education (IPE) influences collaboration is critical for educators. Measuring team development over time can help evaluate whether IPE increases collaboration, but there is not an effective tool to assess this construct in teams of learners. The Team Development Measure (TDM), a 31-item tool indicating the degree to which a team possesses and uses four…