With funding from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, the Association of American Medical Colleges has launched a MedEdPORTAL Interprofessional Education Collaborative Collection in support of IPEC’s work. Sonia J. Crandall, PhD, MS, Professor, Wake Forest School of Medicine, has been named Associate Editor for the IPEC Collection. Cecilia Rokusek, EdD, RD, Executive Director of Education, Planning and Research, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, is AACOM’s representative on the MedEdPORTAL-IPEC Advisory Committee, which provides strategic planning and guidance for the initiative. Visit the MedEdPORTAL to learn more and to search for collection resources.
February 2012 Announcement of IPEC's Formal Organization
Health Educators, Foundations Announce Competencies and Action Strategies for Interprofessional Education
On May 10, 2011, Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), joined leaders from a collaborative of six health professions associations, representatives from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the ABIM Foundation to announce the release of core competencies and action strategies for interprofessional education in the health professions. This special press event was held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.
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