Tina Brock, MS, EdD Associate Dean, Global Health & Educational Innovations, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, was recently quoted in the International Pharmaceutical Federation Annual Report 2015, “As the number and complexity of treatments grow, it’s no longer possible for any one health provider — no matter how knowledgeable — to be able provide top quality care working in isolation.”
The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, in collaboration with the UCSF Program in Interprofessional Education and the UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management, is pleased to announce the new Education Innovations Funding awards for the 2016-2017 academic year. These intramural grants are expected to make significant contributions to educational excellence at UCSF.
Diana Austin and Angel Chen have both written articles about IPE at UCSF. Please click on the links below to read the full articles.
UCSF and Others Strive to Create True Health Care Teams by Diana Austin
First-year medical students are learning to include oral health in their traditional Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and throat (HEENT) examination. The new oral health module, screening exam, and fluoride varnish application skills were taught by senior dental students as part of the core curriculum for the School of Medicine's Foundations of Patient Care course during October. Young children, older adults, and those without dental insurance are more likely to see their physician than dentist, underlining the need for integrating oral health patient-centered care.