Sara Hart, PhD, RN
University of Utah College of Nursing

Sara Hart, Ph.D., RN is an Associate Professor of Health Systems and Community Based Care at the University of Utah with experience in curriculum design, program development, and policy analysis. Her scholarship reflects a focus on health systems science, student value-added models of healthcare delivery and the use of evidence to influence public policy. She uses social and ecological models of health to guide students in building linkages between social determinants of health and the public policies that influence the health of populations. Dr. Hart believes an early and frequent emphasis on the complex drivers of health prepare students for integrating knowledge and action into a framework for professional practice and health advocacy.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Workshop Description:Academic and community partnerships have the potential to create win-win scenarios for interprofessional learners, patients, and community members. This session will provide an opportunity for attendees to learn from the experience of the four Interprofessional Student Hotspotting Learning Collaborative Hubs, supported by the Camden Coalition and National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs. This workshop will provide all participants the opportunity to develop action-oriented goals for their own interprofessional academic-community partnerships. Academic and…
This poster will present the framework for an arts-based pedagogy for interprofessional teaming and skills development that will be implemented in the fall of 2019. This program will integrate visual art-based teaming sessions into an existing longitudinal, community-based, interprofessional education program called the Utah Health and Homes Collaborative. In this program, teams of students work to provide individuals who have complex health and social needs with care coordination and community-based, person-centered interventions, while learning to work collaboratively to identify and…