IPEC Members

In 2016-2019, IPEC approved fifteen additional members through a new institutional membership category, expanding its representation of associations of schools of the health professions to 21. Established in 2009 by six organizations committed to advancing interprofessional learning experiences and promoting team-based care, IPEC now includes the following national associations:

IPEC welcome's the involvement and the membership of associations who share IPEC's commitment and vision and support our mission to promote and encourage interprofessional learning experiences to help prepare future health professionals for enhanced team-based care of patients and improved population health outcomes.

How to Apply

The application cycle for 2021 institutional membership is now open. To apply, click here.

Membership Cycle

Annual membership is based on a calendar year, January 1st through December 31st.

Important Dates

  • September 1, 2020: Applications open online at 12:00 p.m. PST.
  • December 4, 2020: Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. PST.
  • December 31, 2020: Applicants will be notified of membership status.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to download the FAQs relating to IPEC Institutional Membership, including membership benefits and eligibility criteria.

IPEC Member Meetings

Members are invited to exclusive events, including IPEC’s biannual Council Meeting, where IPEC Council Members meet with founders, senior-level executives, policy makers, and healthcare experts in Washington, DC to discuss the top issues facing interprofessional education and practice.

Past Council Meeting speakers have included: 

  • Ezekiel “Zeke” Emanuel, MD, PhD, Vice Provost for Global Initiatives & Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania
  • Tracy Spicer, Founding Partner, Avenue Solutions, Former Political Director and Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy (Massachusetts)
  • Brian Sutter, Senior Vice President, Capitol Hill Consulting Group, Former Staff Director, U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means, Health Subcommittee
  • Mary Kay Leonard, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Screening for Mental Health, Inc.
  • Candice Porter, MSW, LICSW, Vice President of Outreach & Partnerships, Screening for Mental Health, Inc.


For questions about the online application process, please contact Shelley McKearney at​