Sadie Trammell Velasquez, MD, FACP
Associate Professor/Clinical
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Sadie Trammell Velasquez, MD, FACP has established three IPE activities in the core medical curriculum, two of which are longitudinal. She has been active in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine IPE Task Force and the LINC Didactic IPE Initiative, contributions that have resulted in three peer-reviewed articles, including two as first and corresponding author. Dr. Velásquez was selected to lead the interprofessional team assembled to develop and implement the university-wide LINC IPE Simulation Experience, which began in Spring 2023.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Lightning Talk Description:  Background: As the US population ages, many older adults with dementia rely on family caregivers for health-related care and daily activities. Issues associated with caregiver burden in this setting are well-documented, including caregivers’ diminished quality of life and health. Strong interprofessional care is required to support family caregivers and maximize patient outcomes, and students must be prepared for this environment. Building upon the interprofessional education (IPE) literature demonstrating the effectiveness of simulation to advance…