Daniel Saenz, PhD
Assistant Professor/Clinical
UT Health San Antonio
Daniel Saenz is an Assistant Professor/Medical Physicist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at UT Health San Antonio and the Mays Cancer Center. Having joined the faculty in 2017 after previously serving as a resident medical physicist in the same department, he has since then participated in the clinical consultation and operation of the clinical enterprise, worked on several research initiatives including stereotactic radiosurgery, and served as a mentor in several educational programs. He is an adviser for a PhD student, teaches two courses in the Radiological Sciences graduate program, and mentors students in the Doctorate of Medical Physics Program.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: Members of Linking Interprofessional Networks for Collaboration (LINC), UT Health San Antonio’s institutional initiative to advance interprofessional education (IPE), developed the university-wide LINC Common IPE Experience for all incoming learners. Launched in 2020, this foundational IPE activity involves three case-based online modules focused on teamwork and communication competencies completed synchronously in interprofessional groups of 3-4 students. In 2021, as COVID-19 social distancing restrictions loosened, student groups were encouraged to complete the modules online…