Gundy Sweet, PharmD
University of Michigan, College of Pharmacy
Dr. Sweet earned her PharmD degree at the University of the Pacific College of Pharmacy, and then completed two years of post-graduate residency training in clinical pharmacy practice. Dr. Sweet is a clinical professor and assistant dean for curriculum, and practices as a clinical specialist in medication use policy. She serves on the executive committee for the U-M Center for Interprofessional Education and is co-chair of the IPE Curriculum Committee. She teaches courses related to understanding, interpreting, and applying clinical data in practice, and has collaborated with others to integrate several IPE offerings within the PharmD curriculum.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background: The COVID-19 pandemic forced a pedagogical shift in education, moving many courses online. This study assessed the impact of moving a large-scale, semester-long interprofessional education (IPE) course from in-person to an online format. Approximately 500 students from five health-science programs (dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and social work) are placed in fixed interprofessional teams that have at least one member from each discipline.Methods: All enrolled students from two cohorts were analyzed: 2019 (fully in-person) and 2021 (fully synchronous remote). Due to…
In the summer of 2020, the University of Michigan’s Health Science Council of Deans (HSC) and Center for Interprofessional Education (C-IPE) were united by a desire to collectively address health inequities in society. The HSC charged the C-IPE to bring together dean-appointed diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) leads from 9 of our 10 health science schools, as well as students, patients, and DEI experts to lead the first stage of this effort. The goal was to gain an understanding of the current state of anti-racism and IPE intersections, individual school/college efforts on DEI and anti-…