Eric Weaver, BS
Medical Student
Medical College of Wisconsin
Eric Weaver, BS, is a third year medical student at the Medical College of Wisconsin - Central Wisconsin. Born and raised in Wausau, WI, he is interested in family medicine and wishes to someday practice family medicine in central Wisconsin. His interests include playing the piano, disc golfing, running, biking, linear algebra, and operations research.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Social workers are integral healthcare team members and are often overlooked for interprofessional education (IPE) with medical students. At the time of project development, the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) did not offer a medicine/social work (SW) IPE. An interdisciplinary team including 1 SW professor, 1 SW student, and 6 MCW students identified this as an area for curricular improvement. Our team conducted a needs assessment by interviewing various stakeholders (n=48). From these interviews, we learned that students would prefer a human-centered approach to IPEs where they could get…