Geoffrey Hayden, MD
Associate Professor/Emergency Medicine
Jefferson University Health System
Geoffrey Hayden MD is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University. He directs the Scholarly Inquiry Health Design Track for third and fourth year medical students at The Sidney Kimmel Medical College. Dr. Hayden is a faculty member in the Health Design Lab at Thomas Jefferson University, where he conducts design sprints with colleagues in professions across the university and health system to innovate their current practice.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Interprofessional education (IPE) purports to level hierarchy and create a collaboration between IPE program stakeholders, patients, and communities. Design sprints do level the hierarchy and should be used to design IPE. The Jefferson Health Mentor Program (JHMP) decided in spring 2021 (its 14th year) to invigorate the program in a partnership with the Jefferson Health Design Lab. The theoretical framework for a design sprint incorporates five steps:To understand, diverge, converge, prototype, and test a product. The challenge question was, “How might we make virtual JHMP more engaging for…