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Fall 2017 Interprofessional Deans Leadership Program (IDLP) Application Deadline Extended

In response to feedback about the inaugural 2017 Interprofessional Deans Leadership Program (IDLP), and to assist those who need a bit more time, the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) has extended the application submission deadline. Applications may be made until 11:59 PM ET on Friday, September 15th.

The three-day workshop, distinguished by an emphasis on leading in an interprofessional environment, will focus on equipping deans and other senior academic administrators with strategies and tools to become better leaders and to promote collaborative practice. Interested candidates from IPEC member association schools are encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible. Space is limited. Additional information on applicant qualifications is available here.

To attend the November 29 - December 1, 2017 IDLP, please apply now. The IDLP is being held at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Learning Center in Washington, DC. A hotel room block at the Grand Hyatt has been made available for the benefit of participants and is included in the tuition cost.

To read the current speakers' bios, view the competency model, or download a copy of the tentative agenda, visit Please note that the preliminary program and speakers are subject to change.

For more information, please contact Shelley McKearney at