Evelyn Graeff, MEd, DHSc
Associate Professor in the School of Physician Assistant Studies
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Evelyn Graeff is Associate Professor and Clinical Coordinator in the School of Physician Assistant Studies at MCPHS University in Boston. She is a co-chair for the Boston Campus Interprofessional Education (IPE) Working Group, a member of the PA Program Assessment Committee and PA program IPE Committee. She teaches Principles of Professional Practice in the first year of the PA program and coordinates clinical rotations in the third year of the program. Her interests include incorporating IPE activities throughout the PA curriculum, student preparedness, clinical rotation recruitment and retention, and faculty satisfaction.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background:Over three academic years, students from pharmacy, physician assistant (PA), and dental schools collaborated on interprofessional, case-based nicotine cessation activities. Event evaluation was done through pre- and post-event surveys to gauge self-reported learning outcomes related to interprofessional education. In the 2021-2022 academic year, pharmacy and PA students piloted self- and peer-evaluation utilizing an abridged Interprofessional Collaborator Assessment Rubric (ICAR). The aim was to expand beyond self-evaluation and compare student self-evaluation to peer evaluators.…
Background: Literature has shown that interprofessional team-based care and standardized patients (SPs) significantly improve students’ retention of knowledge and perceptions compared to other forms of simulation. To enrich student experience and foster student success, the aim of developing this piloted Team Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (TOSCEs) was to design and implement interprofessional, structured clinical encounters and examinations with facilitator, peer, and SP formative feedback.Methods: Five standardized, interprofessional patient-centered cases were written, peer-…