Dr. Condit Steil, professor of pharmacy, Dr. Mark Chirico, a former faculty member in the College of Pharmacy, and Dr. Richard Thompson,from Lipscomb University, have co-authored a manuscript accepted for print publication in August by Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. The article describes the implementation and first two years of follow-up of a novel interprofessional program which includes the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing at Vanderbilt University, the Social Work Department at Tennessee State University, the College of Pharmacy at Lipscomb University and the College of Pharmacy at Belmont University. The study suggests positive benefits, as well as some areas for improvement, of interprofessional students working together in experiential settings and provides a format for other institutions to follow. Clicking here to read the article.
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