Kristy Shine, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
Kristy Shine, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University. She is Director the Scholarly Inquiry Program, helping students understand the scientific method using a person-centered, approach blending structured learning with creativity and collaboration. She also works as a Director in the Jefferson Health Design Lab, with a focus on applying design thinking methods to research, education, and program administration, sharing her expertise with other faculty throughout Jefferson.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Interprofessional education (IPE) purports to level hierarchy and create a collaboration between IPE program stakeholders, patients, and communities. Design sprints do level the hierarchy and should be used to design IPE. The Jefferson Health Mentor Program (JHMP) decided in spring 2021 (its 14th year) to invigorate the program in a partnership with the Jefferson Health Design Lab. The theoretical framework for a design sprint incorporates five steps:To understand, diverge, converge, prototype, and test a product. The challenge question was, “How might we make virtual JHMP more engaging for…