Dr. Joanne Miller is an Associate Professor at Rush University, College of Nursing in Chicago and a Fellow in the Institute of Medicine Chicago. Her doctorate was from the University of Illinois at Chicago and her Master’s degree was from Rush University. She is a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner at a Chicago Senior Center and coordinated the interdisciplinary Wellness Program at five senior centers. Dr. Miller had a four-year Health Resources and Services Administration grant to provide interprofessional education to Rush University students and is a co-director for the Rush Interprofessional Patient-Centered Teams Program educating University students about collaborative practice.
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.