Erin Clinard, CCC-SLP, CHSE
Assistant Professor; Coordinator Online MS SLP program
James Madison University
Erin Clinard, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, CHSE is an Assistant Professor and the Coordinator of the Online Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) program in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at James Madison University. She holds a Ph.D. in speech-language pathology specializing in pediatric neurodevelopment and is a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE). Erin has practiced as an SLP in acute care, neonatal intensive care units, not-for-profit clinics, university clinics, and public schools for over 18 years. She publishes and presents nationally in the areas of innovative approaches to clinical education, simulation-based learning, and interprofessional 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…