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Shelley McKearney

Title: IPEC Associate Director
Organization: Inteprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC)
Profession: Nonprofit

Shelley McKearney collaborates with the Interprofessional Education Collaborative's (IPEC) 21 member associations to develop initiatives, resources, and events that position member schools and programs in successful, evidence-based teaching and learning for collaborative practice. At IPEC, Ms. McKearney is involved in facilitating a variety of projects including the 2021-2022 Core Competencies revision, interprofessional education and patient care scoping literature review, and development of faculty institutes and interprofessional leadership program. She also serves as a member of the IPEC Planning and Advisory Committee and as Secretary on the IPEC Board of Directors.

Previously, Ms. McKearney was a Program Manager at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). At AACN, she helped coordinate Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) faculty development grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and assisted with AACN’s 2016 groundbreaking report, Advancing Healthcare Transformation: A New Era for Academic Nursing. Prior to AACN, Shelley executed international events and teleconferences as Member Forums Coordinator at Frontier Strategy Group, a market intelligence and advisory firm for global business professionals.

Ms. McKearney earned a Bachelor of Arts in Diplomacy and International Relations from Seton Hall University.