Sherry Espin, RN, PhD
Associate Professor
Toronto Metropolitan University
Dr. Sherry Espin is an Associate Professor in the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing at Ryerson University. Sherry’s research is positioned within two broad and overlapping domains: interprofessional education/collaboration and patient safety, informed by her clinical experience as a perioperative nurse. Sherry has explored processes and outcomes related to interprofessional education and collaboration within a number of care contexts and IP student placements. In patient safety, specifically she has sought to theorize how healthcare professionals and patients interact with one another in the context of safety and safe practice in a variety of healthcare settings.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Integrated health services are proposed as a strategy to manage and deliver care across various sectors throughout an individual’s lifespan (WHO, 2015). New models of care require different models of learning, as there are limitations in current healthcare providers’ abilities to support integrated health service delivery (Chehade et al., 2016). Interprofessional education (IPE) is recommended as a critical strategy in preparing the healthcare workforce for integrated service delivery models (Bookey-Bassett et al., 2022). However, it is unclear how IPE is incorporated to support the…