Interprofessional Teaching Scholars Program
FEATURED SCHOLAR AND RESEARCH PROJECT
George Palo Veterinary Medicine and Nursing IPE Experience
Susan L. Adams, Ph.D., R.N., N.P.
2016-2017 ITSP Scholar
Assistant Clinical Professor,
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing
Project Description: Create a pilot interprofessional education (IPE) session for veterinary medicine students and master’s level prelicensure nursing students.
Project Update / Results: Adams partnered with four professors from the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and together they created and conducted an all-day case-based problem-learning seminar about an elderly man with mild dementia, George Palo (age 90) and his Golden Retriever, Max (age 13).
A quick glance at the Interprofessional Teaching Scholars Program
This unique two-year faculty development program focuses on enhancing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of faculty in health professions education and promotes the development of change agents and educational leaders who will affect the culture of education.
Our audience — All levels of faculty members in the medicine and nursing professions. The ITSP curriculum is largely geared to early- and mid-career faculty members but also provides suitable content for advanced-career faculty members desiring to refine and refresh their skills.
Mission — To foster the development of a collaborative and innovative interprofessional teaching and learning community.
Vision — From Teachers to Educators to Educational Scholars and Leaders
What our program participants say…
ITSP gave me teaching tools I'm using in my classroom
ITSP taught me how to think like an educator, develop curriculum and gave me a new set of teaching tools which I have already used in the classroom.
— Blanca Solis, M.D., 2017-2019 Teaching Scholar, Associate Clinical Physician, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine
I wanted the tools and knowledge to be an excellent educator
I joined ITSP because I wanted the tools and knowledge to be an excellent educator. ITSP provided me a diverse set of educational methods and new ideas that I have already utilized in my courses.
— Michael Schick, D.O., M.A., 2016-2017 Teaching Scholar, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Director of Technology-Enabled Active Learning