June 2019 TEACH Education Grand Rounds

Interprofessional Education:  Foundational Concepts and Creative Event Design

Presented by:
Wendy Ward, PhD,
Professor, College of Medicine,
Director of Interprofessional Faculty Development,
Associate Director of Wellness
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


At the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Define the four core competency domains of Interprofessional Collaboration across practice, research, and educational contexts
  • Summarize how Interprofessional Education (IPE) is informing new educational practices
  • Summarize the goals and components of the UAMS IPE curriculum and engage in creative design thinking
  • Identify ways to strengthen engagement of faculty in interprofessional collaboration including
    a) Continuing education opportunities for skill-building
    b) Certification process as an IPE Facilitator /Master Facilitator
    c) Linking collaboration with all three academic missions