Clese Erikson, MPAff
Deputy Director, Health Workforce Equity Research Center
George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health
Ms. Erikson is the Deputy Director of the Health Workforce Policy Research Center and the Health Equity Workforce Research Center at The George Washington University (GW) and a member of the senior leadership team of the GW Health Workforce Institute. She has published peer review articles on primary care and specialty specific workforce issues, consumer interest in seeing nurse practitioners and physician assistants, workforce implications of new care delivery models, and on medical school enrollment trends. Prior to joining GW, Ms. Erikson was senior director of the Center for Workforce Studies at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Interprofessional Education (IPE) prepares future health professionals for effective collaborative practice to improve health outcomes. In medical education, IPE is embedded in accreditation standards, and schools have increasingly integrated it into the curriculum. Consensus guidance developed by the Health Professions Accreditors Collaborative (HPAC) is available to support this integration. Newer medical schools may be well positioned to cultivate strong IPE programs, due to the flexibility that comes along with creating a program from scratch. The objective of our study was to assess IPE…