Melicia Edmonds
Program Assistant
Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education
Melicia C Edmonds is the Program Assistant for the Health Mentors Program, as well as the Virtual World Programs at Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. She works with faculty led teams to provide opportunities to over 800 students, across multiple disciplines, to learn the importance and impact of working together to provide the best possible outcomes in their professional careers.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The 4Ms (What Matters, Medications, Mobility, and Mentation) constitute a framework for caring for older adults advanced by the John A. Hartford Foundation and Institute for Healthcare Improvement to guide healthcare systems to become "Age-Friendly" to meet the needs of an aging population. This framework provides an opportunity to train healthcare students in principles of age-friendly care. The Jefferson Health Mentors Program is a required, experiential, interprofessional program that involves student teams from 11 professions who engage with a Health Mentor—a community dwelling adult with…