|Co-Directors: Rebecca Shunk, MD and Terry Keene, DNP, FNP-BC, ARNPAcademic Partners: University of California at San Francisco Schools of Medicine and Nursing|
|Co-Directors: C. Scott Smith, MD; Melanie Nash, MSN, ANPAcademic Partners: Gonzaga University School of Nursing, University of Washington School of Medicine and Idaho State University School of Pharmacy|
|Co-Directors: Joyce Wipf, MD and Kameka Brown, MBA, PhD, FNP
Academic Partners: University of Washington Schools of Medicine and Nursing
|Co-Directors: Mimi Singh, MD, MS; Mary Dolansky, RN, PhD
Academic Partners: Case Western Reserve University School of Nursing and Cleveland Clinic Foundation Ursuline College
|Co-Directors: Rebecca Brienza, MD, MPH; Sue Zapatka, APRNAcademic Partners: Fairfield University School of Nursing, Quinnipiac University School of Nursing, University of Connecticut School of Medicine and Nursing and Yale University School of Medicine|
Foster transformation of clinical education by preparing graduates of health professional programs to work in and lead patient‐centered interprofessional teams that provide coordinated longitudinal care.
Develop and test innovative approaches for curricula related to core competencies of patient‐centered care. Study the impact of new educational approaches and models on health professions education to include collaboration, cultural shifts in educational priorities, and educational and workforce outcomes within and beyond VA.
Shared Decision-Making: Care is aligned with the values, preferences and cultural perspectives of the patient. Curricula focus is on communication skills necessary to promote patient’s self-efficacy.
Sustained Relationships: Care is designated to promote continuity of care; curricula focus on longitudinal learning relationships.
Interprofessional Collaboration: Care is team based, efficient and coordinated, curricula focus is on developing trustful, collaborative relationships.
Performance Improvement: Care is designed to optimize the health of populations; curricula focus on using the methodology of continuous improvement in redesigning care to achieve quality outcomes.
For information contact Laural Traylor, MSW
VHA, OAA National Program Manager at 562.826.5974
Stuart Gilman, MD, MPH - Director
Judith L. Bowen, MD - Physician Consultant
Kathryn Rugen, PhD, FNP - Nurse Consultant
Laural Traylor, MSW - Project Manager
Deborah Ludke, MHA - Administrative Officer
Kimberly Uhl, MBA - Management Support Analyst
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