Nina Karamehmedovic, B.A., Systems Thinking Certificate
Project and Program Manager
Arizona State University, Center for Advancing Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research,
Nina Karamehmedovic is the Project Manager for the ASU Center for Advancing Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (CAIPER). In this role, she contributes to the overall administrative and programing oversight and is responsible for managing training and development grant activities. With background in linguistics and education, her career spans program and project management in non-profit, public, healthcare and educational settings with professional focus on initiatives which support access to services for diverse and underserved populations.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Health care is in trouble. COVID-19 has reminded us of unacceptable disparities across many vulnerable groups. Providers are exhausted and choosing to retire and/or seek other careers. The National Academies are producing a plethora of reports on how to improve every component of our challenged health care system, especially primary care and long-term care. What better time to activate the interprofessional nexus to demonstrate its impact on solving important problems in real time? Objectives 1. Provide examples of activating the Nexus to reduce health disparities. 2. Share successful…
Interprofessional Education (IPE) is when two or more health and social care professions learn with, from, and about each other during all or part of their education/training in order to cultivate collaborative, team-based, and patient-centered healthcare delivery. A majority of IPE leaders and instructors have focused on providing in-person, face-to-face learning activities, programs, and courses. Yet, as with all of education, because of COVID-19 faculty were forced to restructure and pivot their IPE opportunities to online and virtual formats. Although in-person IPE will more than likely…