Lauren Collins is Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Geriatrics at Thomas Jefferson University and Associate Provost for Interprofessional Practice and Education at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Collins has been recognized for her work in interprofessional education, curricular innovation and scholarship with grant funding from HRSA and with the American Academy of Family Physicians' Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education, three AAMC/Macy Collaborative Development Awards and a HRSA Geriatric Academic Career Award. In 2015, she was selected as one of five recipients of the Macy Faculty Scholars Program from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation.
Lauren Collins, MD
Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, Thomas Jefferson University
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Development and Implementation of a Comprehensive Evaluation Plan: the Cornerstone for Centers for Interprofessional Practice and Education
Workshop Description:Rigorous evaluations of interprofessional education (IPE) initiatives across the learning continuum are needed. The recently published Guidance on Developing Quality Interprofessional Education for the Health Professions endorses the requirement for a “coordinated strategy for assessing learners on their development and mastery of interprofessional collaborative competencies”. It also notes that it is “critical to monitor and evaluate the process of IPE plan implementation”. However, consistent models or strategies for assessing the collective impact of IPE programs…