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Madeline H Schmitt

Degree & Credential: PhD, RN, FAAN, FNAP
Title: Professor Emerita
Organization: University of Rochester School of Nursing
Profession: Registered Nurse

 Madeline Schmitt is a nurse-sociologist, who, until retirement in 2005, was Professor and Independence Foundation Chair in Nursing and Interprofessional Education at the University of Rochester (NY) School of Nursing. Since the 1970’s, she has focused her scholarship on interprofessional collaborative practice models and interprofessional education. She was one of two US members of the WHO Task Force who co-authored the 2010 report, Framework for Action in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice. In 2010-2011, she chaired the expert panel that produced the report Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice on behalf of the leadership of  6 national professional education associations (AACN, AACOM, AACP, AAMC, ADEA, ASPH- collectively, IPEC). Dr Schmitt is an Editor Emerita of the Journal of Interprofessional Care and a founding Board member of the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative. She represented the American Academy of Nursing at the IOM Forum on Innovations in Health Professions Education for the first three years of the Forum. She remains active in consultation, presentations, research and publication, as well as limited teaching, with regard to interprofessional issues.


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This is a fabulous learning tool, espcially for envisioning the future of community-based care using Nexus ideas. I recommend it often.
3/4/2015 in Amina in the Nexus
I think the originator of this question might find the work ongoing at the University of Arizona-Phoenix campus related to a milestone approach to establishing competencies, including...
From personal experience I do think there is an interprofessional identity that is developed. As a junior nursing student [MANY years ago!] I had two opportunities to work with an attending physician...
There is some further comment on early vs later IPE in the responses to additional questions posted with 4th National Center Journal Club offered by Dr Stuart Gilman of the Veterans Health...
Hi Steve, I agree that many of us think starting earlier is important. In fact i just attended an introductory workshop with medical and nursing students focused on ipe and they pleaded for earlier...