Kyle Covington, PT, DPT, PhD
Duke University School of Medicine
Dr. Covington is associate professor and Director of Evaluation and Admissions for Duke University's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and Co-Director of Duke DPT’s Faculty Development Residency program. In 2004 he graduated from Duke University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. He completed his PhD studies at North Carolina State University in 2015 focusing on Educational Research and Policy Analysis in Adult Education. His research interests focus on professional development in the clinical learning partnership between instructors and students and on best practices of education in the health professions.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
A Logic Model for Evaluating the Impact of an Interprofessional Educators Academy at a Research-intensive Academic Health Center
Background: The Duke Academy for Health Professions Education and Academic Development (AHEAD) was established in 2014, with the three-fold mission of faculty development (FD), recognition and promotion (R&P) and research and innovation (R&I). To date, there has been no formal evaluation of how and to what degree Duke AHEAD is achieving its mission. Logic models have been shown to be a useful tool in program evaluation, especially for non-profit and complex enterprises, such as educators academies. This study describes the novel utilization of a logic model as an overarching framework…