Susan M. Meyer, PhD
Co-Director, Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education and Associate Dean for Education,School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh

Susan M. Meyer, PhD, is co-director of the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education and associate dean for education in Pitt’s School of Pharmacy. She is a pharmacy educator with training as a practitioner (BS pharmacy) and as an educator with a focus on the scholarship of teaching, learning, and assessment in higher education (MS, PhD). In 2010-11, Meyer participated as a member of the IPEC Expert Panel that authored Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice. She chairs the National Center’s Nexus Learning System Advisory Committee.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the MGH Institute of Health Professions (IHP) have developed innovative interprofessional clinical education environments called Interprofessional Dedicated Education Units (IPDEUs). Health professional students rotate through hospital-based IPDEUs guided by Interprofessional Practice Instructors (IPIs) with the specific intent of learning the principles of interprofessional practice through active observation, modeling and robust facilitation and debriefing.