Advancing Awards


The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education presents two awards at each annual Nexus Summit conference.


National Center Pioneer Award

The National Center Pioneer Award recognizes interprofessional practice and education pioneers for the foundational role that they have played in advancing the field. This award is reserved for those who have made significant contributions that have forever shaped and advanced the field of interprofessional education and collaborative practice.


George E. Thibault, MD Nexus Award

The George E. Thibault, MD Nexus Award celebrates exemplary interprofessional collaboration in the United States and those who are thinking and acting differently where practice and education connect in health systems.