Kelly Lemke, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor/Clinical
UT Health San Antonio
Kelly Lemke is the Director of Admissions and an assistant professor in the Department of Developmental Dentistry at UT Health San Antonio (UTHSA). She leads the Introduction to Patient Care curriculum track and is course director for evidence-based practice classes in the School of Dentistry. She completed a general practice residency at Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital and has practiced dentistry in private practice and public health settings. She earned an MS in Clinical Investigations from the UTHSA Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in 2017. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Dental Association.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: Members of Linking Interprofessional Networks for Collaboration (LINC), UT Health San Antonio’s institutional initiative to advance interprofessional education (IPE), developed the university-wide LINC Common IPE Experience for all incoming learners. Launched in 2020, this foundational IPE activity involves three case-based online modules focused on teamwork and communication competencies completed synchronously in interprofessional groups of 3-4 students. In 2021, as COVID-19 social distancing restrictions loosened, student groups were encouraged to complete the modules online…