Sofie Kjellesvig, BBmE
Medical Student
Medical College of Wisconsin
I'm Sofie, a third year medical student at the Medical College of Wisconsin - Central Wisconsin campus in the accelerated 3-year program. I am interested in pursuing a residency in combined Medicine/Pediatrics and think that being a good team member who works well with other healthcare professionals is vital to this specialty and medicine in general. I hope you learn something from our presentation!

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Social workers are integral healthcare team members and are often overlooked for interprofessional education (IPE) with medical students. At the time of project development, the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) did not offer a medicine/social work (SW) IPE. An interdisciplinary team including 1 SW professor, 1 SW student, and 6 MCW students identified this as an area for curricular improvement. Our team conducted a needs assessment by interviewing various stakeholders (n=48). From these interviews, we learned that students would prefer a human-centered approach to IPEs where they could get…