Julianne Pratt, BA
Program Coordinator
Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education at Thomas Jefferson University
Julianne Pratt is a simulation program coordinator in the Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice & Education (JCIPE) at Thomas Jefferson University. Julianne works with faculty and staff across Thomas Jefferson University to engage students in interprofessional simulation; creating a safe space for students to practice important leadership, communication, and teamwork skills they will encounter in clinical practice. As a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College, Julianne holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government. She is passionate about higher education and providing students with quality professional training.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: Faculty development is a priority for our teamwork simulation programs. Student final evaluations of our programs previously included assessment of student knowledge and attitudinal change but not feedback about facilitator quality. We rapidly expanded our program from 148 students in March 2021 to 738 students in March 2022 with a concomitant increase in facilitators, many of whom were new. Therefore, we wanted to assess quality and effectiveness of faculty development, faculty experience as facilitators, and student experience with faculty. Methodology: To gauge the success of…
Evidence clearly shows many factors that have led to a higher mortality rate for black women during childbirth including provider dismissiveness of black womens’ health concerns and a higher risk for the use of unnecessary interventions. To support students’ understanding of these factors, the effect of other social determinants of health and the resulting impact on patient outcomes we developed a simulation case for interprofessional teams of students to address the needs of a black woman in her later stages of pregnancy. In this simulation, students interact with a pregnant patient and her…