Kyle Turner, PharmD, BCACP
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
University of Utah College of Pharmacy
Dr. Turner is an Assistant Professor (Clinical) at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy and a clinical pharmacist in primary care at University of Utah Health. He earned his PharmD degree at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy and completed the Pharmaceutical Care Leadership residency at the University of Minnesota. He co-leads the University’s Relational Leadership Initiative, an interprofessional and cross-generational leadership learning collaborative. He directs the Utah Pharmacist Payer Provider Patient (UP4) Alliance. His scholarly and teaching interests center on fostering leadership, interprofessional education, team-based practice development, health care innovation and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Improving the quality of care performed by interprofessional teams has been a complex problem in health care for years. Progress has been made with the adoption of formal quality improvement measures; however, success has been slower and more variable than anticipated. Research shows that relational issues, not technical problems, are more often impairing the success of quality improvement initiatives (1). In fact, improvement efforts often overemphasize technical approaches, to the detriment of relational ones, when evidence supports that relational factors are more impactful on…