Last week, Donna Peck, writing for the Kansas University Medical Center news, reported on a collaborative intiative being undertaken by students at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy that utilizes all three students expertise at a family clinic. The interdiscplinary clinic, which launched in August 2011, allows third-year medical students, senior nursing students, sixth-year pharmacy students and KU law students to work together as a team, with faculty supervision, to diagnose and recommend treatment to patients at the KU family medicine clinic. This innovative program fosters interdisciplinary collaboration that these students can continue to develop as they progress throughout their career.
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