Frank Borgers, PhD
Chair, UIC Interprofessional Curriculum Workgroup
University of Illinois at Chicago
As Chair of the University of Illinois Chicago’s Pre-Licensure Education Curriculum Workgroup I lead the design and delivery of early learner interprofessional education across our 13 health professions, 7 health science colleges, and six campuses.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Pivoting IPE from the Care Team to the Social Determinants of Health: Lessons from a Large Scale Early Learner IPE Course in Addressing Health Equity, Racism and Bias
Overview: This seminar uses active learning tools to explore the profound curricular design challenges involved in pivoting existing interprofessional education (IPE) curriculum to address health equity, racism and bias. This seminar leverages the experience of the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) in pivoting its large-scale, early learner course, “Foundations of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice” (FICP), from a focus on the clinical team toward a focus on the social determinants of health (SDOH), and by directly addressing health equity, racism and bias. Learning Objectives:…