Josh Hinson, MSW, LCSW
Director, Relational Leadership @ Carolina
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Josh Hinson, MSW, LCSW is Director of Relational Leadership @ Carolina (RL@C), a human-centered and transformational leadership development program designed to foster inclusive, equitable work and learning environments. RL@C is a program of the UNC Office of Interprofessional Practice that supports a campus-wide initiative for the intentional integration of interprofessional learning and collaboration. The purpose of the Office is to design and support creative and meaningful ways to enhance student learning, build faculty scholarship and help departments meet accreditation goals. A social worker by training, Josh has centered relationships throughout his career, with clients, colleagues, students, and community partners alike.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Lightning Talk Description: Training in interprofessional collaboration and leadership skills in health professions education has been inconsistent, thus leading to poor collaboration and communication in clinical settings which can translate to poor patient outcomes. Health care is delivered in a team-based format, necessitating that health professions students receive quality, team-based training. This lightning talk will focus on the implementation and outcomes of an interprofessional simulation, IPE Peak Performance, aimed at improving collaborative practice and leadership skills among…
Seminar Description: Psychological safety – the shared belief that team members can take interpersonal risks is a relational factor that is essential to high functioning teams and high-quality health care. For example, hospitals with increased psychological safety experienced significantly greater reductions in risk-standardized mortality rates following acute myocardial infarction. Cardiothoracic surgery teams at an academic health center found that enhanced psychological safety significantly decreased surgical errors and nurse turnover at 12 months. Psychological safety matters and requires…