March 08, 2016

National leaders to keynote Interprofessional healthcare summit

Three national leaders leading change in healthcare will keynote the interprofessional education summit Wednesday, April 27 organized by the Henrietta Schmoll School of Health at St. Catherine University.

"Design Thinking for People Centered Care: An Interprofessional Perspective" will feature some of the most thoughtful and creative minds in healthcare as they address healthcare issues from a human-centered approach.

Duke University’s Peter Ubel, MD, (pictured above) will discuss why understanding human nature is the key to healthier lives and improving societies. Lorna Ross from the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation will discuss the discovery and implementation of transformative, people-centered care models, while Dr. Lisa de Saxe Zerden from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will discuss integrated care from the social worker’s perspective.

This year’s breakout talks and poster sessions will share innovations and best practices across interprofessional healthcare education from multiple disciplines.

​Conference details

St. Catherine University "Design Thinking for People Centered Care: An Interprofessional Perspective"

Wednesday, April 27, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Doubletree Hotel,

411 Minnesota St., St. Paul, Minn.

Continuing education credits available. Learn more.


By Julie Michener