Catherine Still
OTD Student
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Catherine Still, B.S., is a second year Entry Level Occupational Therapy Doctoral student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She completed her undergraduate degree in psychology at Loyola University Chicago in 2020 before beginning the EL-OTD program at UW-Madison in 2021. Additionally, she is a member of the UW-Madison Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education Pathway of Distinction. As a part of this pathway, she has been working with her peers to expand interprofessional learning opportunities for all UW-Madison health profession students. She is passionate about providing students with ample opportunities to learn alongside other health professional students early in their education in order to equip them with the necessary skills to collaborate with other professionals in the pursuit of the quadrouple aim.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The four core competencies of interprofessional collaborative practice are values and ethics, role and responsibilities, communication, and teamwork. Interprofessional practice and education (IPE) experiences often center around these competencies, particularly in clinical settings. As students in the inaugural UW-Madison IPE Path of Distinction (PoD) cohort, we aim to conduct a project focused on curriculum development to expand IPE integration into clinical and community experiences. This proposal is an integral part of our IPE PoD scholarly project requirement to implement, evaluate, and…