Christopher Bruti, MD/MPH is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Rush University. He has been involved in medical education for over 5 years as the Associate Program Director for the Med-Peds residency program and Associate Clerkship Director for the Internal Medicine clerkship. More recently he has been involved in Interprofessional Education through his role in the Internal Medicine Clerkship organizing a monthly interprofessional simulation and transitions of care sessions with the nursing college as well as the medical college’s representative on the leadership team of the first year university-wide Interprofessional Curriculum.
In this workshop, presenters will describe how Rush University effectively used a community-based model of service learning to develop interprofessional learning environments for collaborative practice. Workshop participants should come prepared with a list of potential community engagement sites. Participants will develop and share implementation ideas of interprofessional service learning.