UMKC Interprofessional Education Care Competition Winners


Students from the UMKC schools of medicine, pharmacy, and nursing and health studies competed in the the second annual UMKC Interprofessional Education reasoning competition.

The UMKC Interprofessional Education program conducted its second health sciences schools IPE competition late Spring 2018 at the School of Medicine. Students from the schools of medicine, nursing and health studies and pharmacy took part in the two-round, case-based competition.

The team of fifth-year medical students Joseph Bennett and Luke He and nursing student Joseph Bredvold won the first-place Emeritus Chancellor Morton Award for Interprofessional Excellence. The second-place team included fourth-year medical students Saber Khan, Zach Randall and Louis Sand, and pharmacy student Ann Lee.

A team of fifth-year medical students Kent Buxton and Christian Lamb, and pharmacy student Brad Erich, tied for third place with the team of Shannon Demehri and Hunter Faris, fifth-year medical students, and nursing student Caleb Jockey.

A panel of interprofessional faculty judged the competition based on diagnosis, treatment, pharmacotherapy, teamwork, communication and decision making. Judges for the event were Paul Cuddy, Pharm.D., Maqual Graham, Pharm.D., Cydney McQueen, Pharm.D., Eileen Amari-Vaught, Ph.D., M.S.N., F.N.P.-B.C., Doug Cochran, M.D., Jim Wooten, Pharm.D., and Emily Hillman, M.D.