Douglas Ander, MD, FNAP
Assistant Dean for Medical Education, Professor of Emergency Medicine
Emory University
School of Medicine
Dr. Douglas S. Ander earned his Medical Degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Currently, Dr. Ander is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Assistant Dean for Medical Education. He works clinically at Grady Memorial Hospital Emergency Department. Dr. Ander has authored multiple scholarly works. His scholarly and educational efforts have focused on inter-professional teamwork education and simulation over the past decade. His educational passion and administrative responsibilities over the past decade has focused on interprofessional education.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Lightning Talk Description:  Background: Interprofessional education (IPE) is necessary to prepare health professions’ students for collaborative practice as an important component of the Quadruple Aim; however, the prescription for curriculum content and delivery is unclear. Generally, IPE activities are founded on the presumption that learners will attain similar educational outcomes resulting from shared educational experiences. Specifically, healthcare professions trainees who learn together regardless of systematic differences in their educational and professional backgrounds are…
Seminar Description: To generate new knowledge in interprofessional practice and education (IPE), it is essential that researchers understand the body of existing work. This understanding of what is already known allows researchers to develop questions that are meaningful and have the capacity to create new knowledge. If we are to build the case for IPE through information, evidence, and outcomes, researchers need to be well informed of the current evidence so they may build upon it. Unfortunately, IPE journal editors often see submissions that lack a thorough background section and research…