Melissa Mick, MEd
Program Manager III
Cleveland Clinic
Melissa is the Program Manager III for the ASPIRE Nurse Scholars program at Cleveland Clinic. She was previously the Program Manager for Community-based Experiences in the Office of Interprofessional and Interdisciplinary Education and Research at Case Western Reserve University. Melissa has worked as an ESL/Spanish teacher in south Florida and in various Student Affairs roles at Cleveland State University, the University of Toledo, and the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Her primary areas of interest include K-12 Education, higher education, and community service and engagement. She holds an MEd in Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs and a BA in Linguistics.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Poster Description: Background: Interprofessional service learning (IPSL) is one strategy to engage students in meaningful work that allows them to practice teamwork skills, learn cultural humility, and collaborate with community partners. Partnerships with community organizations are essential to developing and sustaining IPSL experiences. In 2020, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) initiated the first year of Collaborative Practice I (CPI), a two-semester-long, service-learning, interprofessional education course. This poster describes how the CWRU faculty and staff engaged community…