Stephen Jernigan, PT, PhD, FNAP
Associate Professor
University of Kansas Medical Center
Dr. Jernigan is the DPT Program Director of Academics for the Department of Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science and Athletic Training at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC). He teaches foundational courses and coordinates interprofessional education in the DPT program. His research focus is education research as the director of the Leveraging Education And Research Now Lab and the Assessment and Scholarship Committee for KUMC’s Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research. Steve consults nationally on effective IPE debriefing. He's a Distinguished Scholar and Fellow of the National Academies of Practice and has received multiple awards for excellence in teaching.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Lightning Talk Description: Interprofessional researchers are working steadily to advance evidence linking the impact of interprofessional education (IPE) on collaborative, person-centered, clinical practice and the ways practice needs shape health professions education requirements. Studies with single university alumni find that graduates who participated in campus-based IPE recognize that their collaborative academic experiences shaped what they looked for, expected, and practiced in their workplaces (Shrader, et al, 2022; Crampsey, et al, 2023). These observations have been further…