Priscilla Hohmann, LMSW, MDIV
Clinical Social Worker
University of Michigan
Priscilla is currently a Clinical Social Worker in the Pediatric Neurology and Endocrinology Clinics at Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor Michigan and has a long-standing commitment to health education. Previously, she served as a program manager at the University of Michigan Medical School for the Interprofessional Education and Doctoring Programs, contributing to curriculum development and supporting faculty, students, and staff. As the director of the Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance, Priscilla supported Michigan community health workers through education, policy, and advocacy work. She has also taught humanities at secondary schools in the South.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The focus on interprofessional collaborative practice is seen as the way to improve the healthcare of individuals and communities, reducing costs and increasing value. We still face the challenge of having most of our health professionals trained to demonstrate the skills and competencies specific to their own profession. To address this gap, health profession educators are preparing students to demonstrate skills and competencies through interprofessional practice and education (IPE). For that, there is an urge to provide them with experiential activities in order to assure their readiness.…