Samantha Williams, BS
Case Western Reserve University
Samantha Williams is a graduate student at Case Western Reserve University; pursuing a Master of Public Health and a Master of Science in Social Administration. Her academic career focuses on health policy and management, health promotion and disease prevention, and community practice for social change. As the Director of Social Work at Case Western Reserve University's Student-Run Health Clinic, Samantha has a passion for interprofessional education. Currently, Samantha is completing her field education at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program and completing her capstone at the Veteran's Health Administration in Cleveland, Ohio.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Student Run Health Clinic (SRHC) provides a rich environment to optimize interprofessional clinical learning environments while addressing the needs of an underserved community. This clinic provides students from different health professions the opportunity practice and learn together on interprofessional student teams both in caring for patients in a clinic and in the community and in leading a mini-health care organization. The SRHC started at CWRU as an interprofessional venture between medical and nursing students in 2011. The structure of the…