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Annual Symposium

Fifth Annual Emswiller interprofessional Symposium


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Working Together For Better Health 

An aging and increasingly complex population is challenging the health workforce to deliver optimum care. Preparing the healthcare workforce to practice collaboratively is necessary to improve health outcomes, decrease cost, enhance the patient experience, and increase practitioner well-being. During the symposium, participants will learn about innovations in interprofessional education and practice that seek to meet these goals. 

Symposium Objectives

At the conclusion of the Symposium, attendees will be able to:

  • Discuss approaches to increasing and enhancing interprofessional practice to improve human health
  • Explain how different methods for interprofessional education are being used to train more collaborative practitioners for better patient and provider experience
  • Relate the impact of today's innovations in interprofessional education and practice to the current and future challenges facing health

Keynote

Bonnie Mowinski Jennings, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
Professor, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Deborah W. Davis
Vice President for Clinical Services
Chief Executive Officer, VCU Hospitals, Richmond, VA

Presentations

Presentations are now posted at: http://www.ipe.vcu.edu/symposium/presentations/

When

Saturday, February 4, 2017

  • 8:15a - Walk-in Registration
  • 8:30a - Online Registration Check-In
  • 9:00a - Program commences
  • 3:00p - Program concludes

Where

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave, Henrico, VA 23228

Registration

Registration is now open at: https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0017-0015-0ce9df9606584b16a2aea1ec3bd46364.  

Program Agenda and Logistics

Program agenda is available here.

Program logistics are available at http://www.ipe.vcu.edu/symposium/logistics/.

Rates

  • $25 - Current student: Non-employee; full-time student.  CE only available if purchased.
  • $50 - Trainee: Intern, Resident, Post-doc. CE only available if purchased.
  • $100 - Regular Early Bird extended until December 17, 2016.  CE included.
  • $125 - Regular after December 5, 2016 - February 4, 2017; included walk-ins 

Planning

This activity is being planned in conjunction with VCU Continuing Medical Education; VCU School of Dentistry Continuing Education; VCU School of Pharmacy, Office of Continuing Education; VCU Medical Center Department of Education and Professional Development , and VCU Office of Continuing and Professional Education for VCU School of Social Work.

2015 Planning Committee Leads

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Alan W Dow, M.D., M.S.H.A.

Assistant Vice President of Health Sciences for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care

School of Medicine

Alan Dow is Assistant Vice President of Health Sciences for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care at VCU. He directs the Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care at VCU and is responsible for developing, implementing, and studying initiatives in interprofessional education and collaborative practice across the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Allied Health, and Social Work, the VCU Health System, and the surrounding community. 

Email: alan.dow@vcuhealth.org

Elizabeth Micalizzi, M.B.A., PMP, CCRP

Director, Strategic Projects and Integrated Technology, Office of the Vice President for Health Sciences
and Administrative Director, Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaboration
Office of the Vice President for Health Sciences

Elizabeth Micalizzi, MBA, PMP, CCRP is the Director of Strategic Projects and Integrated Technology in the Office of the Vice President for Health Sciences, and the Administrative Director for the VCU Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care.  Ms. Micalizzi brings almost 20 years professional history in the academic medical center in undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education, instructional development, multi-media design, as well as complex project management in health sciences and integrated techhnology in clinical research.

Email: eamicalizzi@vcu.edu

2015 Planning Committee

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Melissa Abell, Ph.D., MSW

Associate Professor, and Director, Social Work Program
School of Social Work

Melissa Abell is an Associate Professor and Director of the Master of Social Work program at VCU.  Dr. Abell’s practice in health care, teaching, and scholarship reflect her interest in and commitment to collaboration and interprofessional education.  As director of the MSW program she has played a pivotal role in facilitating the engagement of clinical social work students in interprofessional education opportunities with students in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and the allied health professions.

Email: mlabell@vcu.edu

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Sean Bates, M.P.H., M.S.

Executive Director of Postgraduate Educational Programs 
School of Pharmacy

Email: batessl@vcu.edu

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John Boothby, M.S.W.

Assistant Professor, Director of VCU Continuing Medical Education
VCU Continuing Medical Education

John Boothby is the Director of VCU Continuing Medical Education.  He has over 30 years' experience in developing, managing and evaluating continuing professional education for physicians and other healthcare professionals.   He is pleased to provide the support of the VCU CME office to this interprofessional educational effort.

Email: jboothby@mcvh-vcu.edu

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Melissa Burton, B.S.

Academic Coordinator and Fiscal Administrator
Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care

Melissa Burton is the Academic Coordinator and Fiscal Administrator for the Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care Center at VCU.  She previously worked in the VCU School of Pharmacy in Admissions for seven years, and left for a short period to finish her degree in Christian Education.  She has worked for the IPE center for the last few years in an administrative and financial capacity.

Email: mhburton@vcu.edu

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Diane Dodd-McCue, B.S. M.B.A., D.B.A.

Associate Professor
School of Allied Health Professions

Diane Dodd-McCue is an Associate Professor in VCU’s School of Allied Health Professions Department of Patient Counseling, and a research faculty member in the school’s Interdisciplinary Health Related Sciences PhD Program.  Her research interests and publications span a wide range of health services disciplines. She is currently collaborating with Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Occupational Therapy, and Bioengineering faculty developing a mobile app to evaluate student professionalism across the nine SAHP disciplines.

Email: ddoddmccue@vcu.edu

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Alan W Dow, M.D., M.S.H.A.

Assistant Vice President of Health Sciences for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care

School of Medicine

Alan Dow is Assistant Vice President of Health Sciences for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care at VCU. He directs the Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care at VCU and is responsible for developing, implementing, and studying initiatives in interprofessional education and collaborative practice across the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Allied Health, and Social Work, the VCU Health System, and the surrounding community. 

Email: alan.dow@vcuhealth.org

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Angela Duncan, Ph.D., M.S., MDiv

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Community Engagement
School of Allied Health Professions

Angela S. Duncan is the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Community Engagement in the School of Allied Health Professions. She also serves as the Manager of Bereavement for the VCU Health System. Her interests are in the cultural and spiritual aspects of patient, family and staff care.

Email: duncanas2@vcu.edu

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Kim Isringhausen, B.S.D.H., R.D.H., M.P.H.

Associate Professor and Department Chair
School of Dentistry

Kim T. Isringhausen, associate professor and department chair in the VCU School of Dentistry, is course creator and director of DENS 762-SL Clinical Service-Learning, a University-Designated service-learning course. As one of VCU's Service-Learning Faculty Fellows, she brings extensive experience to service-learning.  

Email: ktisring@vcu.edu

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Kelly Lockeman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine

Kelly Lockeman joined VCU IPE in 2013 to coordinate evaluation efforts for the Center for Interprofessional Education. She has been engaged in research on outcomes of an interprofessional case conference for early learners, a virtual case activity and interprofessional critical care simulations for senior students, and development of a measure for self-efficacy on the IPEC competencies, as well as a number of other data analysis projects. 

Email: kslockeman@vcu.edu

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Jeanne M Walter, Ph.D., RN, FAAMA

Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Nursing

Dr. Walter is an experienced educator, researcher, clinician, and administrator. She has been a leader in development of IPE initiatives on the medical campus and has presented and published her IPE work in a number of professional venues. Dr. Walter and Dr. Sara Wilson-McKay (School of the Arts, Art Education) co-direct the Art of Nursing research initiative. They have developed a pedagogical model that uses museum-based experiences to develop clinical reasoning skills in beginning nursing students. 

Email: jmwalter@vcu.edu