Gail Jensen, PT, PhD, FAPTA, FNAP
Vice Provost, Learning and Assessment, Professor of Physical Therapy
Dr. Jensen is Vice Provost for Learning and Assessment, Professor of Physical Therapy, and advisor for CIPER. She is known for her scholarly contributions in expert practice, clinical reasoning, professional ethics, and interprofessional education. She is founding Director for the Office of Interprofessional Scholarship, Service and Education and past member of the AIHC Board of Directors, past chair of the Executive Committee, and current member of the Scholarship Committee. She is a Distinguished Scholar in the Physical Therapy Academy of the National Academies of Practice and recipient of the Nicolas Cummings Award for extraordinary contributions to interprofessional healthcare.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Peer review has been identified as a critical element of the publication process. (JF Polak, 1995). However, the continued growth of scientific submissions puts an increasing burden on the demand for peer review (M. Kovanis etal., 2016). Reviewer fatigue has become evident in trying to meet the review demands(C. Fox et al., 2017). It is therefore critical that new manuscript reviewers are trained to add diversity to the mix of reviewers and increase the number of skilled reviewers to reduce the burden and control burnout of current reviewers. Reviewer development and mentorship comes in many…
Description Effective teams are necessary for productive interprofessional education and collaborative practice. To prepare graduates who can serve as competent, caring, and effective team members, then the process of modelling and building effective teams and collaboration should be exemplified during health professions education. Some would say that academic collaboration is something of an oxymoron, often driven by long-standing academic traditions, working in our respective silos, and financial incentives that often continue to challenge collaboration. Even though students who enter…