IPE Day

In the spring of 2016, the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions, Pharmacy, and Biomedical Sciences, along with the Office of Interprofessional Education and the Sex- and Gender-Specific Health program at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock campus, conducted a pilot program called IPE Day. The goal of IPE Day was to gather students from various Schools and put them together in Interprofessional teams to diagnose and treat a female stroke patient within a problem based learning context and with a sex and gender difference emphasis.

The 2016 IPE Day pilot program was a rousing success and is scheduled to become an annual event at TTUHSC! This page is designed as a resource for other institutions that might want to replicate a program like this. Please visit this section of the Cases page on the SGSH website for all the details on the 2016 IPE Day and for more information about how you might have a similar event at your institution.

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The Reason I Jump- An Interprofessional Mini-Series

We are very excited to announce that the Sex- and Gender-Specific Health (SGSH) program has collaborated with the School of Pharmacy (SOP) and the Interprofessional Education (IPE) Department at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center to create a 12-episode mini-series, The Reason I Jump, which was designed for preceptor and student education. This mini-series was also generously underwritten by the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health. SOP and IPE have previously created several educational mini-series; however, this is the first one to feature sex and gender difference education!

The full mini-series can be found on the Resources Page of the SGSH website: www.sexandgenderhealth.org.

Coming Soon: The opportunity for the mini-series to be viewed for CME credit and as a classroom resource

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Preventive Medicine- Are men more likely to withhold health information from male physicians?

Men often prefer male doctors, but their feelings about masculinity can keep them from being more upfront with them about their health problems, a study in the March issue of Preventive Medicine finds.

For more, check out the article in The Nation’s Health here!

What do worms have to do with sex and gender health?

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Nematode worms may not be from Mars or Venus, but they do have sex-specific circuits in their brains that cause the males and females to act differently.

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Check out the full article from the NIH here.