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Meg Zomorodi PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

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Meg Zomorodi PhD, RN, CNL is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing and a Macy Faculty Scholar. Meg serves as the Coordinator for Health Care Systems and is passionate about interprofessional education. She recently has partnered with Well Care Home Health to create opportunities for Health Care Systems graduate students in home health care. You can find her on Twitter at @MegZ4UNC

Collaborating with students to build interprofessional learning opportunities

Interprofessional education (IPE) is a hot topic right now, but building collaborations can be challenging. Let’s face it, it’s especially challenging in an academic model where each professional school has its own priorities, funding structures, and schedules. Faculty who have a passion for building IPE are aware of these challenges but will also quickly tell you how rewarding addressing these challenges can be! Simply put, designing IPE will be one of the most exhausting, rewarding, and all-consuming innovations you can do as an educator. In this blog, I will share one strategy of involving students in the development of an IPE population health course. 

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