Support Group and Peer Mentoring Coordinator
Shelia is the Support Group and Peer Mentoring Coordinator for ConnectAbility. She grew up moving frequently and is now proud to call San Antonio her home. In 2002, Shelia became a quadriplegic. Not knowing much about her new disability, she quickly discovered the need for a Spinal Cord Injury support group in San Antonio. She started San Antonio’s first Spinal Cord Injury support group at Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital in 2004. She coordinates many support groups and is an advocate for the disability community.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Best Practices for Creating an Interprofessional Student Run Pro Bono Clinic: Fostering the Development of Master Adaptive Learners
Background To be prepared for the ever-changing healthcare environment, provide safe practice in interprofessional teams, and solve unique and complex problems, healthcare providers need to be adaptive learners prepared for future learning, and develop adaptive expertise.1,2 Adaptive expertise is the ability to solve familiar and unfamiliar problems with flexibility, innovation, and creativity.2,3,4 Health professions educators must be prepared to develop master adaptive learners. Student run pro bono clinics (SRPBC) are an important component of the US healthcare system, providing care for…