Mal O’Connor is a Senior Faculty Member at this leadership immersion program for new senior nurse executives at the Chief Nursing Officers Academy.
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has featured “Lessons from the Field: Promising Interprofessional Collaboration Practices,” published by CFAR and commissioned by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, on the current state and future promise of interprofessional collaboration in healthcare in the June 1, 2015 issue of AAMC STAT. Read what they had to say on the report
Interprofessional collaboration between and among physicians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers and other clinical and administrative professionals is playing an increasingly important role in the future of healthcare delivery. CFAR has just published Lessons from the Field: Promising Interprofessional Collaboration Practices, a report commissioned by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The report is based on our work with RWJF to identify promising practices in interprofessional collaboration and to understand what is needed for them to thrive in healthcare. Some of these include creating a level playing field among the varying professions to ensure that each is valued to the full extent of their license, and training the different disciplines together. For practices, case exam... view »