Margaret Smith, MS4
East Tennessee State University
Margaret currently serves as the Graduate Assistant for the Interprofessional Education Program (IPEP). She is a rising fourth year medical student at ETSU's Quillen College of Medicine as well as a concurrent graduate student in the College of Public Health, earning a Masters of Public Health Services Management and Policy. During her first two years of medical school Margaret participated in the inaugural class of the IPEP and attributes many of her personal and professional goals to participation in the program. She resides in Johnson City, Tennessee with her husband, another fourth year rising medical student, and their two cats.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
ETSU implemented the first year of a 2-year longitudinal IPE experience within the five colleges of the ETSU Academic Health Sciences Center (AHSC). The four educational competencies of IPEC were used to create experience threads. Each semester two experience threads are covered; one consists of a simulation experience to practice the foundational principles in a safe environment, and the other a field experience to implement the foundational principle in a clinical setting. The majority of the content for experience threads and simulation experiences were implemented for three cohorts of…