Interprofessional Simulation Conference: Simulation as a Tool to Promote Interprofessional Education and Practice
November 14 – 15, 2017
Emory Conference Center and Hotel
Atlanta, Georgia 30322
The Interprofessional Simulation Conference will bring together interdisciplinary, health science educators and clinicians to promote and determine best practice, assessment measures, and techniques when using simulation as an education tool for health and medical professions students and healthcare clinicians.
Upon completion of the conference, learners will be able to:
- Discuss the fundamentals of simulation for use in the classroom and at the bedside.
- Practice hands-on interprofessional team training.
- Demonstrate optimal interprofessional team, family, and patient-centered communication.
- Understand and implement the process for using interprofessional simulation to determine competency.
- Develop a facilitative process to perform an interprofessional team debrief.
- Identify and develop research concepts to demonstrate translation of simulation into practice.
Emma Goldberg received the Frank S. Blanton, Jr., MD Humanities in Rehabilitation Scholar award at a special dinner hosted by Maggie Edson, Pulitzer Prize winning playwright of the play Wit. This $1,000 scholarship goes to a graduate student with a dedication to the pursuit of knowledge in the humanities, a deep desire to foster awareness of humanities in health professions and a gentle kindness and compassion in relating with others. The dinner was attended by Jenny Foster, professor in Emory School of Nursing, Sarah Blanton, Associate Professor, Emory Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Pam Chitkwa, PT clinical instructor at Grady Hospital and Emory alumni (class ’92), Stephanie Larson, Emory doctoral student in English and 2016 winner of Blanton scholarship, and Linda Merrill, faculty in Emory Art History dept.
The Division of Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that Dr. Zoher Kapasi was selected to receive the 2016-2017 Emory Williams Distinguished Teaching Award by David S. Stephens, MD, Interim Dean, Emory University School of Medicine.
The Emory Williams Awards were originally established by Mr. Emory Williams, a former emeritus trustee and graduate of Emory college in 1972. These awards honor faculty members who: a) foster participation, inquiry and creative expression in the classroom, b) serve as a model for teaching and scholarship, and c) serve as a mentor to students. As a recipient of the award, Dr. Kapasi will be listed in the 2017 Commencement Program.
The Division congratulates Dr. Kapasi on this well-deserved prestigious award!
It is with immense pleasure that we share our alumnus Michael Robinson’s success story. Michael graduated from the DPT program at Emory University in 2013. Michael has recently joined Howard University as a faculty member. We are especially pleased to learn that his classroom experience here at Emory motivated him to become part of the faculty at Howard. As a practitioner, Michael’s goal is to enhance student learning by bringing his clinic experience into the classroom.