Susan Meyer, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Susan Meyer, PhD, is director of the Interprofessional Center for Health Careers, co-director of the Pitt Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, and associate dean for education and professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. In addition, she participates on the University’s Working Group on Interprofessional Education. In 2010-11, Dr. Meyer served on the panel that authored the IPEC Core Competencies. She currently serves on the National Center’s Nexus Learning System Advisory Committee and the joint National Center/American Interprofessional Health Collaborative Task Force on Exploring Organizational Models of Interprofessional Practice and Education in the US.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
An interprofessional curriculum built on a framework of microcredentials reflects the four characteristics that define quality interprofessional education: rationale, outcome-based goals, deliberate design, and assessment and evaluation. Its structure reflects the four IPEC core competencies that will be achieved at its completion. The goals within each competency are clearly defined, attainable, and measurable. This microcredential system is designed to extend over the entirety of a student’s program and to integrate expected outcomes into existing curricula and co-curricular activities. It…