President's Student Scholar in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice
The Quality Enhancement Plan Office wishes to congratulate the following students
as being selected as a President's Student Scholar in Interprofessional Education
and Collaborative Practice:
- Faraz Harsini, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (Lubbock)
- Casey Potysman, School of Health Professions (Amarillo)
- Justin Bishop, School of Medicine (Lubbock)
- Vi Bui, School of Pharmacy (Amarillo)
- Michael Song - Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (Lubbock)
- Adam C. Hughes - School of Health Professions (Amarillo)
- Shamini Parameswaran - School of Medicine (Lubbock)
- Madeline Lennard - School of Nursing (Lubbock)
- Kevin Aloysius - School of Pharmacy (Dallas)
PURPOSE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP
To develop a cadre of students from Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy,
and Graduate Biomedical Sciences who are committed to interprofessional education
and actively engaged in collaborative projects and practice. The scholarship program
will provide students an opportunity to lead interprofessional activities beyond those
offered in their academic curriculum.
Interprofessional education - "When students from two or more professions learn about, from and with each other
to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes.” (WHO, 2010)
Interprofessional collaborative practice - "When multiple health workers from different professional backgrounds work together
with patients, families, carers, and communities to deliver the highest quality of
care.” (WHO, 2010)
- Student currently enrolled at TTUHSC.
- Good academic standing and in compliance with TTUHSC Code of Professional and Academic
Conduct (Student Affairs Handbook).
- Current member of the Interprofessional Ambassadors Student Organization.
- By submission of the application, students are agreeing to commit the effort needed to fulfill the specified scholar
ALL TTUHSC STUDENTS FROM ALL CAMPUSES ARE INVITED TO APPLY
- Selected students will be given a $1000 stipend in exchange for a commitment of one academic year to the IPE scholars program. Fifty percent of the stipend will be paid at the beginning
of the Fall semester and 50% will be paid at the beginning of the Spring semester.
- The program is funded and coordinated by the President’s office.
- Estimated hours of engagement in the scholars program are 4 hours per week.
- Development and oversight of program activities will be provided by the interprofessional
committee composed of representatives from Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing,
Pharmacy, and Biomedical Sciences.
- Current student scholars will be eligible to reapply each year during their academic
career at TTUHSC; the application will be competitive and reacceptance to the program
is not guaranteed.
- Students selected must remain in good standing with their degree.
- Scholars who complete the program successfully will receive a certification of completion,
notation on his/her official transcript, and a designated honors cord to be worn at
REQUIRED STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Students Scholars will be required to:
- Actively participate in the IPE scholars monthly meetings and assume a leadership
role to guide program activities. The meetings will provide the forum for educational
activities (e.g., speakers, presentations by students, case studies, etc.) as well
as program planning and development by student scholars.
- Complete the following IHI Open School for health professions courses;
|L 101 So You Want to Be A Leader in Health Care
PS 100: Introduction to Patient Safety
PS 101: Fundamentals of Patient Safety
PS 102: Human Factors and Safety
PS 103: Teamwork and Communication
Download Application and Rubric
- Actively participate in at least two special projects or community activities related
to interprofessional education and/or collaborative care such as
- Workshops and in-services,
- Annual Interprofessional Fall Symposium,
- Annual Interprofessional Team Building Experience,
- Simulation activities,
- Various patient care delivery systems,
- Interprofessional Grand Rounds,
- Research projects,
- Curricular activities, or
- The CLARION Competition.
- Maintain active role in Interprofessional Ambassadors Student Organization.
- Each cohort will develop, implement, and disseminate an IPE major project that can be utilized for future students and/or healthcare professionals.
- Upon completion of the program, a summative 3 to 5 page reflection on the experience