Christina Lam, PhD, RN
James Madison University
Christina Lam PhD, RN is a registered nurse with fifteen years of experience in acute and community-based settings, and an Associate Professor of Nursing at James Madison University. She is certified as a Chronic Disease Self-Management facilitator. She is the coordinator of the interprofessional chronic illness minor program of study at James Madison University. Her research emphasizes the integration of high impact educational practices that embed chronic illness self-management concepts and evidence-based practice competencies in nursing education.

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…