​SAMHSA and IPEC Co-Sponsor Interprofessional Summit on Addiction Education

Applications Now Open and Tentative Agenda Available

The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) is pleased to co-sponsor a regional summit with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to promote addiction education best practices. The 2018 IPEC SAMHSA Addiction Education Interprofessional Summit on Enhancing Addiction Education Across the Health Professions will be held August 16-17, 2018 at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Learning Center in Washington, DC.

This summit is open to IPEC member schools, including deans, faculty, staff, and students and located within SAMHSA Region III (PA, DE, MD, DC, VA and WV). To receive travel support from SAMHSA and one night in the hotel room block, applicant’s travel distance must be 50 or more miles from the meeting location. Attendance at the Summit is FREE, but spots are limited so early registration is highly recommended.


To view the preliminary meeting agenda, click here. To apply for the August 16-17, 2018 IPEC SAMHSA Summit, click here.


IPEC and USPHS Honors 2018 Public Health Excellence Award Recipients

National winners receive distinction for advancing interprofessional education and practice in response to opioid epidemic

On June 26, the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) and the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) announced the recipients of the joint 2018 Public Health Excellence in Interprofessional Education Collaboration Award during the IPEC Summer 2018 Council Meeting in Washington, D.C. The recipients from East Tennessee State University (ETSU) were selected for their exceptional achievements related to their project East Tennessee State University Responds to the Opioid Epidemic Through Interprofessional Education, Community Engagement, Research, and Clinical Care. To view the full press release, click here.


​Save the date for 2019 IPEC Interprofessional Leadership Development Program​​​

​Leadership Development With a Dedicated Interprofessional Focus

The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) announces a new initiative providing deans, senior academic administrators, and academic champions across the health professions with the opportunity for professional enrichment in the area of interprofessional leadership and engagement. Facilitated by faculty from the Academy for Academic Leadership (AAL), the IPEC Interprofessional Leadership Development Program (ILDP) will be held February 6-8, 2019 at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Learning Center in Washington, DC. Information and a call for applications will be released in August 2018. Please check this site regularly for updates. For more details, see the flyer here.

Attend the Fall 2018 IPEC Institute

Registration Open and Agenda Available

The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) is pleased to announce the next Interprofessional Faculty Development Institute titled “Interprofessional Education: Advancing & Sustaining Your Program for Collaborative Practice” on October 3-5, 2018 in Phoenix, AZ. View additional institute details here.


Confirmed speakers include:

  • Lucinda L. Maine, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and IPEC
  • Gina M. Baugh, West Virginia University
  • Dale W. Bratzler, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  • James Carlson, Rosalind Franklin University
  • Susan Mackintosh, Western University of Health Sciences
  • Teri Kennedy, Arizona State University
  • Brenda Zierler, University of Washington
  • Jane Lindsay Miller, University of Minnesota
  • George E. MacKinnon III, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Mark Lodes, Froedtert Health & The Medical College of Wisconsin Community Physicians


The agenda features:

  • Interactive presentations on enhancing existing interprofessional education (IPE) for collaborative practice
  • Guided learning and team-based planning activities to sustain partnerships and increase the impact of IPE
  • Maximizing assessment and evaluation to grow program efficacy and bolster student competence
  • Methods to build dynamic clinical and population health-oriented learning experiences grounded in the IPEC competencies
  • Strategies for advancing scholarship in IPE
  • Networking with fellow academics and practice partners striving and succeeding in institutionalizing IPE


To register your IPE team, click here. To view the meeting agenda, click here.