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Deadline for 2019 USPHS IPEC Award Extended to Friday, March 1

The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) and the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) recently announced that the application deadline for the 2019 Public Health Excellence in Interprofessional Education Collaborative Award has been extended to Friday, March 1. Apply today.

The USPHS IPEC Award is awarded annually to interprofessional health education teams that have significantly impacted the community through multidisciplinary collaboration on a program geared toward improving health knowledge, awareness, and behavior.

One overall National Awardee will be selected and receive their award at the June 13-14, 2019 IPEC Council Meeting in Washington, DC. The winning team will also receive a $2,000 stipend. A webinar series or continuing education publication will be developed from the selected project/topic areas.

Additionally, five honorable mentions will be invited to attend the Summer 2019 Council Meeting in order to receive their certificates and to give poster presentations on their projects. All awardees will be featured on the IPEC website, promoted across partner websites, highlighted through social media campaigns, and recognized throughout IPEC member communications.

The deadline for submissions is now 5:00 PM ET on Friday, March 1, 2019. Apply today. Full criteria and applications instructions can be found on the USPHS IPEC Award website.