Academic-Practice Partnerships

Academic-Practice Partnerships

This presentation provides participants an overview of the current evidence related to academic- practice partnerships, a review of what makes outstanding partnerships, and the opportunity to develop a unique framework to begin their partnership.


Pam Springer, RN-BC, PhD, ANEF, NEA-BC

Pamela Springer, RN-BC, PhD, ANEF, NEA-BC is the Senior Director for Clinical Learning and Student Services for the St. Luke’s Health System out of Boise Idaho. In her role, Dr. Springer is respnsible for Academic-Practice partnerships and with ensuring students have outstanding experiences in the health system. Dr. Springer’s background includes over 20 years in Higher Education giving her the ability to appreciate both the challenges and the opportunities that can be found through intentional and robust partnerships.