Karen Jacobs, OT, EdD, OTR, CPE, FAOTA
Associate Dean of Digital Learning and Innovation; Clinical Professor of Occupational Therapy
Boston University
Karen Jacobs is the Associate Dean of Digital Learning and Innovation, a Clinical Professor of occupational therapy and the Program Director of the online post-professional doctorate in occupational therapy program at Boston University, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. Karen is an occupational therapist and board-certified professional ergonomist (CPE). She has worked at Boston University for 39 years and has expertise in the development and instruction of on-line graduate courses, use of technology to enable social participation among various populations of persons with disabilities, ergonomics, telehealth, and health care marketing.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

This presentation will provide an overview of a continuing education certificate for health professionals who lead, or aspire to lead, interprofessional teams. The Interprofessional Leadership in Healthcare Certificate is a five-month, fully online program which equips learners with the knowledge and skills to effectively lead interprofessional teams. Learners explore issues related to interprofessional collaboration, effective communication, mentoring and supervision, business acumen, and contemporary leadership models. The live classroom sessions use Project ECHO® to facilitate technology-…