Barbara F. Brandt, PhD, Associate Vice President for Education and Director of the Minnesota Area Health Education Center Network (MN AHEC) will present a paper at the 13th International Health Workforce Collaborative (IHWC). The event will bring together policy makers, academics, researchers and practitioners from the United States, Canada, Australia and United Kingdom with responsibility for and interests in medical workforce issues. It will be held October 24-26, 2011 in Brisbane, Australia.
Dr. Brandt co-authored a paper titled Interprofessional Education and Training in the United States - Resurgence and Refocus with collaborator Madeline Schmitt, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor Emerita, University of Rochester School of Nursing. The paper contributes to an international discussion of the delivery of health care in teams and the move towards more interdisciplinary education and training. Dr. Brandt and her IHWC colleagues will explore developments in interdisciplinary education and training with a particular focus on training content, structure and delivery.