Dr. John R. Stone and Dr. Benner speaking

Interprofessional Education and Civic Professionalism to Improve Health Care

An Introduction to Classroom Discussion Triggers by Patricia Benner, copyright 1-30-2015 In honor and appreciation for my Mentor in Nursing Education, Dr. Rheba De Tornay, and with encouragement and examples from Dr. Sarah Shannon at University of Washington, I am introducing the Pedagogical Strategy of “Discussion Triggers”, a provocative, often dramatic introduction to a topic …

Dr. Benner and a Nurse speak with students behind a desk

Thriving During Your Dissertation Research — The Beginning of the Rest of Your Life

Patricia Benner, copyright 2014 Many faculty are teaching in the midst of completing doctoral studies, and summer is a time when focus on the doctoral studies is planned. Here are some tips I have learned over the last 30 years working with wonderful doctoral students. I wish I could write that sure-to-be bestseller, “How to …

Stethoscope

Interprofessional Education

Urgently Needed, a Radical Transformation of Professional Collaboration and Teamwork by Patricia Benner, copyright 2012 I am writing this month’s newsletter with vivid interprofessional educational innovations fresh in mind from the Josiah Macy Foundation Invitational Conference on Interprofessional Education led by George E. Thibault, MD. This conference brought together a range of healthcare professionals committed …