Alicia Macgregor, MS, OTR
Director of Clinical Education
Seton Hall University
Alicia MacGregor, MS, OTR is the director of clinical education for Seton Hall University's Occupational Therapy Program. Professor MacGregor practiced clinically with a focus on neuro-rehabilitation for fifteen years prior to her faculty appointment. Research interests include utilizing simulation as a means to enhance students' clinical, communication and leadership skills.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Healthcare educators must view themselves as knowledge brokers who create learning opportunities to transmit scientific knowledge, information, and innovations to students to advance person-centered care (Sverrisson, 2001). Knowledge brokers serve as a link between what we know and how we know it, why it is important to know, and ensure that all who need to know have the information. Traditionally, knowledge brokers work in the public domain with patients and the private domain in laboratories (Blondel, 2006). We argue that knowledge brokering must expand into the academic domain. The World…