Julie Barrett, MD, MPH
University of Michigan Medical School
Dr. Barrett was born and raised in North Carolina. She received a BA in International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an MPH from the George Washington University (with a concentration in Community-Oriented Primary Care) and MD from East Carolina University. She completed her residency in Med-Peds at the University of Michigan, where she was Med-Peds Chief Resident during her final year. She is passionate about medical education and humanism in medicine.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

BackgroundResearch has consistently shown that interprofessional education (IPE) improves patient-centered care, hence the way it is taught to students is pivotal. Previous studies evaluating an interprofessional teaching approach have proven to be effective in increasing interest in the topic. However, most of these studies involved only physicians and physical therapists. To our knowledge, no studies have examined other health professions teaching medical students. Therefore, a group of learners and staff set out to allow health professionals to teach medical students. MethodsA cross-…