Megan Eagle, MSN, MPH, FNP-BC
University of Michigan School of Nursing
Megan Eagle MSN, MPH, FNP is a clinician and educator committed to preparing the next generation of health professionals to confront health inequities in the United States and in the developing world. Her leadership experience in interprofessional education and practice began in the 1990s as a student director of an interdisciplinary clinic for the homeless in San Francisco and as a member of the executive board of the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved. She is Deputy Director of the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center at University of Michigan School of Nursing and faculty lead for the Student Run Free Clinic. She teaches primary care clinical courses and global health electives for graduate and undergraduate students.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The potential for interprofessional practice to improve patient’s lives rests not only on improved interprofessional education and interprofessional teamwork, but also on interprofessional leadership at all levels of health care. While there are increasing opportunities for interprofessional practice to occur in clinical settings, opportunities for execution of leadership skills within an interprofessional context are few. This presentation will explore how the partnership between the University of Michigan School of Nursing and the University of Michigan Student Run Free Clinic (UMSRFC) led…