Keith Krolick, PhD
UT Health San Antonio
Keith Krolick leads the IPE Research & Scholarship Initiative of the Linking Interprofessional Networks for Collaboration (LINC) Facutly Council, which spearheads the LINC Seed Grant Program. Dr. Krolick trained in immunology, receiving his PhD. from UCLA and performing post-doctoral work at UT Southwestern Medical Center. As tenured faculty at the UT Health San Antonio Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, he performed immunology research for over 30 years, training numerous doctoral students. He recently shifted his emphasis from laboratory research to educational missions. Dr. Krolick has taught both basic and pre-clinical science for MS and PhD students, and for medical, dental, and nursing students.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
A University-Wide Seed Grant Program Fosters Scholarly Dissemination of Interprofessional Education Projects
Background: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) has a dedicated university-wide initiative to advance interprofessional education (IPE) called Linking Interprofessional Networks for Collaboration (LINC). Started in 2019, the annual LINC Seed Grant Program offers a competitive funding opportunity for interprofessional teams of faculty and staff intended to support pilot testing of novel IPE activities that meet an identified educational need and demonstrate potential for long-term scalability, sustainability, scholarship, and integration into…
Background: Generating scholarly output is a perpetual challenge for health sciences faculty who often juggle heavy teaching and practice workloads. At UT Health San Antonio, where clinical faculty are the primary drivers of interprofessional education (IPE) activity across campus, this challenge resonates. In response, members of Linking Interprofessional Networks for Collaboration (LINC), an institution-wide initiative to advance IPE, developed and implemented a pilot writers’ workshop targeting faculty currently engaged in IPE projects and disseminating their results in the IPE literature…