GOALS AND STRATEGIES FOR ADVANCING IPEC’S WORK

1.   Serve as the thought leader for advancing interprofessional education.

  • Develop and promote core competencies for interprofessional collaborative practice. 
  • Create a repository of interprofessional educational tools and resources. 
  • Develop and promote assessment tools and resources to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of IPE efforts. 


2.    Promote, encourage and support the academic community in advancing IPE efforts.

  • Prepare faculty for teaching students how to work effectively as part of an interprofessional team.
  • Prepare leaders to advance interprofessional education and interprofessional practice efforts within their institutions. 
  • Convene communities of interest to create, promote and share ideas and practices.


3.    Inform policy makers and key influencers about the important contribution IPE makes to addressing the health care needs of the nation.

  • Advance understanding and support of IPEC, interprofessional education, and interprofessional practice among key government agencies.
  • Advance understanding and support of IPEC, interprofessional education, and interprofessional practice among university leadership.
  • Advance understanding and support of IPEC, interprofessional education, and interprofessional practice among health system leaders.

Vision & Mission

MISSION

IPEC, working in collaboration with academic institutions, will promote, encourage and support efforts to prepare future health professionals so that

they enter the workforce ready for interprofessional collaborative practice that helps to ensure the health of individuals and populations.

VISION FOR THE FUTURE

Interprofessional collaborative practice drives safe, high-quality, accessible, person-centered care and improved population health outcomes.