Jasmine Lama, MBBS, MPH
Assistant Director of Assessment, Evaluation and Research
Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education at Thomas Jefferson University
Jasmine T Lama is Assistant Director of Assessment, Evaluation and Research at JCIPE. She also manages the JTOG App and is a founding member of the Center's Racial and Social Justice Taskforce. Jasmine has over 10 years of experience working in different capacities in healthcare, research and project management. Jasmine is originally from Nepal where she worked as a physician and later in community health in remote Nepal where she helped build the nation’s first mhealth based community health system. She has an MPH from Boston University and is interested in digital health, patient outcomes, health disparities and collaborative care.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The events of spring and summer 2020 called attention to the racism and social injustices that still exist in our country, along with their impact on patient and population health and on interprofessional healthcare teams and team members. In the wake of these events, at one University Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, team members were compelled to create a Racial and Social Justice Task Force (RSJT) to address issues of racism and social injustice within ourselves, our team, our programs, and Center. Task force members appreciated the interconnectedness of…
Redesigning the Box: A Self-Study Tool to Enhance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Interprofessional Programming and Initiatives
Over the last two years, staff and faculty members of a university Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education’s Racial and Social Justice Task Force (RSJT) have worked together to extend our systems thinking relative to interprofessional collaboration and our understanding of effective teamwork to examine and dismantle systemic injustice in our individual and team practices. To aid in this work, the team created a curriculum self-study tool, intended to guide critical thinking and facilitate idea generation around issues of racial and social justice within and across the Center’s…