OHSU faculty members develop "Best in Class” interprofessional measurement tool

May 17, 2016

The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education has selected a measurement tool developed at OHSU as one of three tools in its "Best in Class" designation.

Virginia Tilden, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, professor and interim senior associate dean for research affairs, OHSU School of Nursing, and Elizabeth Eckstrom, M.D., MPH, associate professor of medicine, OHSU School of Medicine, and director of geriatrics in the school's Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, developed the tool called ACE-15, which measures "teamness" in clinical team. Learn more.

Best in class tools are considered to have strong psychometric properties to measure critical aspects of interprofessional education.