Lisa Phifer, MD, FAAFP
Associate Program Director
Deaconess Family Medicine Residency
Lisa Phifer, MD, FAAFP is the Associate Program Director at Deaconess Family Medicine Residency in Evansville, IN. She is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine and the Allina United Family Medicine Residency in St. Paul, MN. She practices full-spectrum family medicine and is passionate about community medicine, substance use disorder, and maternal and child health.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments: A Win-Win for Interprofessional Education and Medically Underserved Older Adults
Description: This panel, including a student learner from a Midwestern university, will focus on the implementation of an Interprofessional Geriatric Assessment Clinic (IGAC) and its effects on the interprofessional care team. The IGAC brings together students from a variety of professions, including nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and medical residents, to learn from each other and deliver quality patient care. The IGAC aids students learning how to work with medically underserved older adults in a holistic manner. Additionally, a social worker from a local Area Agency on…