Director of Interprofessional Education
Tracy earned her bachelor’s degree from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, and then returned to her hometown of Seattle for graduate education at the University of Washington. She completed the concurrent MSW/MPH join program in 2008, an MA in Bioethics in 2014, and a PhD in Social Welfare in 2018. Tracy joined CHSIE in 2016 with support from the Health Sciences Board of Deans. In addition to leading efforts around IPE curriculum development and community engagement, Tracy also works as a clinical bioethics consultant at UW Medical Center and is an affiliate instructor at UW Bothell School of Nursing and Health Studies, where she teaches quality improvement and clinical ethics to nursing students.
“I am passionate about creating spaces were diverse perspectives can be heard, appreciated and considered. The opportunity to help grow an inclusive and innovative IPE program at UW is an absolute joy and a privilege for which I am so grateful!”
University of Washington Medical Center, Clinical Bioethics Consultant
University of Washington-Bothell School of Nursing & Health Studies, Affiliate Instructor
University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Bioethics & Humanities, Affiliate Instructor
Areas of Interest/Focus of Work
- Interprofessional Education (IPE) and Collaborative Practice (IPCP) curriculum development, implementation and evaluation
- Professional and interprofessional identity development of health care professionals
- Clinical bioethics education for health professionals and students
- Community engagement in research, curriculum development and service learning
- Brazg, T. (2020). Cultivating Interprofessional Identity Formation and the T-Shaped Professional: Moving Beyond the IPEC Core Competencies for Collaborative Practice. Accepted oral presentation at Academy for Professionalism Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. (rescheduled due to COVID-19)
- Brazg, T., Mason, S., Leslie, M. (2020). Voices from the Margins: Including people in recovery on hospital ethics committees. Accepted panel presentation at Academy for Professionalism Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. (rescheduled due to COVID-19)
- Campbelia, G., Brazg, T., Sawyer, K. Mapping an Interprofessional Approach for Clinical Ethics Education: From the Classroom to the Clinic. Accepted panel presentation at Academy for Professionalism Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. (rescheduled due to COVID-19)
- Brazg, T. & Sanders, C. (2018). Innovative Approaches to Involving Social work in Interprofessional Education Across the Learning Continuum. Co-presenter at the 2018 Council for Social Work Education Annual Program meeting in Orlando, FL.
- Dotolo, D., Fantus, S., Brazg, T. (2015). The Intersection of Bioethics and Social Work: Teaching ethics and ethical decision-making. Accepted panel discussion at the 2015 Council for Social Work Education Annual Program meeting in Denver, CO.
- Lagunas, M., Simpkins, S., Dotolo, D., Taylor-Swanson, L., & Brazg, T. (2014). Ethics as a Vector for Teaching Interprofessional Skills. Co-presenter at the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities 16th Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.
- Shannon, S. Danielson, J., Brazg, T., & McDonough, K. (2014). Implementing a Longitudinal Case- based Curriculum for Interprofessional Education Learners using Faculty Teaching Teams. Co-presenter at the All Together Better Health Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.
- Brazg, T., Dotolo, D., Blacksher, E. (2012). Social Work and Bioethics: A Call for Collaboration. Presenter at the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities 14th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.