Abby Massey, MD
Medical Director, JMU Physician Assistant Program
James Madison University
Abby Massey MD currently serves as the Medical Director and Assistant Professor for the James Madison University Physician Assistant Program. Dr. Massey is a board certified physician in Emergency Medicine and has practiced emergency medicine for 15+ years. She currently teaches full time in the Physician Assistant Program and serves as co-chair of the Interprofessional Education Committee for the Department of Health Professions.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Interprofessional collaboration matters. Not only does it affect the quality of care clients receive, it affects the work climate and integration of interprofessional education (IPE) in health profession programs across all fields. In order for health practitioners to be effective interprofessional collaborators, interprofessional education (IPE) must be systematically integrated into their curriculum to support the development of foundational knowledge, skills, and core values necessary to navigate Interprofessional Practice (IPP). Students must learn not only how to provide patient care…