Hannah Maxfield, MD
Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Dr. Hannah Maxfield got her BA from Drake University, before going to St. Louis University for medical school.  She then moved back home to Kansas City for her family medicine residency and served as chief resident during her last year before immediately joining as faculty. She has been at the University of Kansas for almost 20 years. She continues to practice full-spectrum Family Medicine, including obstetrics and has recently started providing addiction care, which benefits from the interprofessional team. She serves as the co-director of the Interprofessional Teaching Clinic, a setting in which teams of students that can include medical, pharmacy, psychology and nutrition students collaborate to provide care to complex patients.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The University of Kansas Department of Family Medicine has a robust history of interprofessional activities, including our Interprofessional Teaching Clinic (IPTC). Student teams comprised of learners from medicine, pharmacy, psychology, nursing, PT, OT and sometimes law are given autonomy and independence to evaluate patients and then propose their treatment plans before faculty help complete each visit. Two family physicians, along with faculty from other professions, provide supervision.Our patients tend to be complex both medically and socially, such that caring for them presents an…