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Interprofessional Education Caucus

Members: 148     Discussions: 152     Files: 2


Interprofessional Education (IPE) occurs when “two or more professions learn with, from and about each other to improve collaboration and the quality of care”. The IPE Caucus will facilitate communication and increase awareness of how MLA affiliated information professionals integrate and build partnerships with health/social science schools and divisions that foster IPE. The IPE Caucus will aim to explore trends and implications for those engaged with IPE in their respective role(s).

Our Goals:

  • To provide a venue where information professionals can share knowledge and experience related to IPE activities and engagement.
  • To facilitate use of best practices when coordinating or participating in IPE initiatives.
  • To provide opportunities for IPE members to learn more about integration and participation in IPE curricula and its place in the accreditation structure of many licensing bodies.

Public Resources

Framework for action on interprofessional education and collaborative practice

Interprofessional Education Leaders 

NamePosition
Jamie L. Conklin
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chair; Community Council Alternate
C. Erik Wilkinson
Library of the Health Sciences
Chair-Elect
Rebecca Carlson, AHIP
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Immediate Past-Chair; Community Council Representative
Rachel Keiko Stark, AHIP
California State University, Sacramento
Delegate, Clinical Support Domain Hub