Shimran Kumar, BS
Shimran Kumar (she/her) 2nd generation American, 1st generation graduate student Vanderbilt SOM - c/o 2025 UCLA B.S. Physiological Sciences, minor Global Health This project was inspired and completed through the Vanderbilt Program of Interprofessional Learning, a program that promotes interprofessional work for the betterment of our patients, practices, and communities.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Increasing Documentation of Advanced Care Planning in Primary Care by an Interprofessional Student Team
Winner of the 2023 Interprofessional Student Achievement Award Interprofessional Student Poster Description: Background: We are an interprofessional team including a pharmacy, nursing, and medical student as part of the Vanderbilt Program of Interprofessional Learning, a 2-year longitudinal and clinically-based interprofessional program. As part of the program, students are asked to design and implement an improvement project. Our team wanted to improve advanced care planning (ACP), as two-thirds of US adults have no ACP for end-of-life care1. This document allows patients to make their…