Mario Jacomino, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Integrated Medical Science Department
Florida Atlantic University
Dr. Jacomino is an associate professor of Integrated Medical Science at the College of Medicine. In this capacity, he teaches undergraduate medical students in the pre-clinical and clinical years. He is a pediatrician with a public health background and his focus is to bridge the gap between clinical medicine and public health. For the last 10 years, he has been the Associate Director for the FAU Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice and has experience with IPE teaching activities as a collaborative effort between the College of Nursing and the School of Social Work at Florida Atlantic University.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

After a decade of collaboratively providing interprofessional education, Florida Atlantic University and Palm Beach Atlantic University, identified a need to focus on the clinical learning environments to model the competencies in practice. While advances in clinical practice have been made to foster effective healthcare teams, students reflected that they often did not see the IPE core competencies modeled in practice. Educators surmised this might be due to discipline specific educational differences or by providers who did not get any exposure in their educational programming/training…