2017 IPEC Spring Institute

The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) will hold its next Institute on May 3-5, 2017, in Washington, DC. It is entitled: Interprofessional Education: Building a Framework for Collaboration. Additional information regarding this particular Institute can be found here.


The IPEC Institute will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Therefore, participants should arrive the afternoon or evening of Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The institute will conclude at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 5, 2017. All participants must book their travel itinerary to attend the entirety of the institute and schedule to depart after the closing session.

The full agenda will be posted as soon as possible.


To provide post-baccalaureate health professions faculty and their IPE colleagues both quality time and dedicated space for guided learning, team-based planning activities, and consultation with experts and peers in order to emerge with a programmatic action plan for IPE. Learning objectives for the institute are as follows:
    1. Identify resources and commitments necessary to facilitate IPE at one’s institution.
    2. Examine best practices in IPE curriculum planning and design for use in one’s program.
    3. Create learner assessment strategies in IPE.
    4. Develop faculty skills in IPE.
    5. Communicate the team’s IPE objectives to decision makers.

In addition, registered teams will be assigned preparatory readings and participate in institute-related assessments.

Pre-course reading activities will be assigned prior to the face-to-face workshop, and the entirety of the institute will afford opportunities for networking and a community of focused, collegial collaboration. Upon returning to their home institutions, workshop participants will be better prepared to develop faculty teams with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement an interprofessional education plan.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 - 7:00 am CDT to Friday, May 05, 2017 - 12:00 pm CDT
Washington, DC