Lauren Gardner, MS, ATC
University of Michigan
Lauren is a MHSA candidate at the University of Michigan School of Public Health anticipating graduation in April 2024. She is a former practicing clinical athletic trainer within the Department of Orthopaedics at Michigan Medicine where she assisted department faculty with clinic and operating room patient care and schedule facilitation. Lauren's research interests include patient reported outcomes, athletic training documentation, and collaborative care practices.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Poster Description: Background: Interprofessional teamwork within healthcare delivery has been shown to improve patient satisfaction, decrease provider burnout, and lead to improved healthcare outcomes. The patient is a critical part of this team, and their perspective has become an increased focus in health care decision making. At our institution, we found that there was no correlation between staff perception of team functioning and patient perception of team functioning or overall patient experience. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to evaluate patients' awareness of team-based…
Centers for IPE have had success in co-developing IPE curricula with student leaders, leading to more meaningful and relevant IPE for health professional students. IPE leaders have also bemoaned the “hidden curriculum” of experiential settings, often undoing the IPE advancements made in the didactic setting. While there is a new opportunity for IPE faculty and centers to transform interprofessional practice and experiential education, we have not discussed how to leverage our students as partners and co-developers in leading this change. We invite students, practitioners, educators and IPE…