Fall Symposium: Interprofessional Teamwork
Previous Symposium speakers
- “Integrating Interprofessional Teamwork into Practice,” by Paul Uhlig, M.D., MPA, FACS, cardiothoracic surgeon, associate professor at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
- “Demonstration on How to Integrate Interprofessional Teamwork into Simulation Scenarios,” by Kelly Wallin, M.S., R.N., Melissa Cashin, MSN, R.N., Susan Leong-Kee, M.D., Dan Feux
Keynote Speaker - Bernard Harris, Jr., M.D.
"Interprofessional Teamwork and Healthcare Reform"
Bernard Harris Jr., M.D., former astronaut and TTUHSC School of Medicine alumnus, and author of Dream Walker: A Journey of Achievement and Inspiration is currently Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of Vesalius Ventures, Inc., a venture capital firm, that invests in early to mid-stage Healthcare technologies and companies.
Keynote Speaker - Paul Uhlig, MD, MPA, FACS
"Integrating Interprofessional Teamwork into the Culture and Curricula of a Healthcare Institution"
Dr. Uhlig is medical director of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas, and associate professor of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the Kansas University School of Medicine-Wichita. Dr. Uhlig is internationally recognized for pioneering studies of interprofessional healthcare teamwork with active engagement of patients and families. Dr. Uhlig served as external reviewer for the “C3-Creating Collaborative Care” curriculum redesign initiative at the Medical University of South Carolina and established the CLARION initiative for interprofessional healthcare education at the Kansas University School of Medicine-Wichita and Wichita State University College of Health Professions.
- "Ethics and Teamwork Presentation" - Thomas McGovern, Ed.D., LPC - Panel: Dr. Emily Merrill, School of Nursing, Dr. Melinda Corwin, School of Allied Health Sciences, & Dr. Rebecca Sleeper Irons, School of Pharmacy
- "Implementing "it": Faculty Development, Courses, Curriculum" by Dr. Betsy Vanleit
Keynote Speaker - Rhea Seddon, M.D.
"Crew Resource Management: The Flight Plan for Lasting Change in Patient Safety"
Dr. Seddon is a former astronaut who flew aboard her first Shuttle flight in 1985. She is the co-author of the book, Crew Resource Management: The Flight Plan for Lasting Change in Patient Safety. Dr. Seddon serves on two Joint Commissions addressing communication in hospitals. She is also the former Assistant Chief Medical Officer of the Vanderbilt Medical Group in Nashville, Tennessee. She is currently associated with Life Wings Partners LLC, which is a team of physicians, nurses, pilots,former astronauts, physician executives, and insurance experts who have adapted teamwork training concepts used in commercial aviation to use in healthcare.