Susannah Cornes, MD
University of California San Francisco
Susannah Cornes, MD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology at UCSF. Dr. Cornes divides her time between caring for adults with epilepsy, conducting clinical and educational research, and teaching trainees at a variety of levels. She is the Co-Director for Direct Patient Care for the Clinical Microsystems Clerkship at the UCSF School of Medicine.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
While interprofessional education (IPE) traditionally focuses on the interactions of students of different professions and is often based in the classroom or simulated settings, embedding students in interprofessional (IP) teams of practicing professionals in clinical settings may also provide rich opportunities for both formal and informal IP learning. In the UCSF Clinical Microsystems Clerkship, groups of six first-year medical students are assigned to a faculty coach and clinical microsystem for 17 months, where they participate one half-day per week to learn patient care skills,…