Temple Ratcliffe, MD, MS-HPEd
UT Health San Antonio
Temple A. Ratcliffe, MD, MS-HPEd, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Health San Antonio. He serves as both Director of the Internal Medicine Clerkship and as the Long School of Medicine’s representative on Linking Interprofessional Networks for Collaboration, UT Health’s interprofessional education council. His teaching has been recognized by numerous awards including the UT Presidential Teaching Excellence Award. He is also a Josiah Macy Foundation Faculty Scholar and inductee in the Gold Humanism Honor Society. His current scholarly areas of interest include interprofessional education, clinical reasoning, and learner assessment.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
A University-Wide Seed Grant Program Fosters Scholarly Dissemination of Interprofessional Education Projects
Background: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) has a dedicated university-wide initiative to advance interprofessional education (IPE) called Linking Interprofessional Networks for Collaboration (LINC). Started in 2019, the annual LINC Seed Grant Program offers a competitive funding opportunity for interprofessional teams of faculty and staff intended to support pilot testing of novel IPE activities that meet an identified educational need and demonstrate potential for long-term scalability, sustainability, scholarship, and integration into…
Background: Generating scholarly output is a perpetual challenge for health sciences faculty who often juggle heavy teaching and practice workloads. At UT Health San Antonio, where clinical faculty are the primary drivers of interprofessional education (IPE) activity across campus, this challenge resonates. In response, members of Linking Interprofessional Networks for Collaboration (LINC), an institution-wide initiative to advance IPE, developed and implemented a pilot writers’ workshop targeting faculty currently engaged in IPE projects and disseminating their results in the IPE literature…