Affan Aamir, PharmD, RPh
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
Dr. Affan Aamir is a second-year medical student at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He is also a per-diem pharmacist at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ, and graduated from Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy. He is part of the leadership team for the RBHS Interprofessional Education program, helping create and moderate case sessions as a part of a team of students from different healthcare disciplines. His current interests include Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, and Anesthesiology, with a focus on fostering interprofessional collaboration as a part of the healthcare team.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The Development and Flexible Modification of a Virtual, Longitudinal, Case-Based, Student-Led, Faculty-Supported Interprofessional Education Program
Interprofessional education (IPE) is an important component of healthcare education preparing students to provide well-rounded patient care as part of a collaborative team. Despite the overall satisfaction reported with participation in IPE programs and events, challenges exist due to IPE efforts commonly being faculty-led, in-person, and single-session. The purpose of this study is to describe an approach to the implementation and flexible modification of a pilot virtual, longitudinal, case-based, student-led, faculty-supported IPE program designed to address the challenges encountered by…