Interprofessional Education 

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Interprofessional Education Collaborative

AACOM was a founding organizational member of the Interprofessional Education Collaborative, and participated in the development of the IPEC Core Competencies and other tools and offers educational institutes both virtually and in-person to help interprofessional teams from AACOM’s member COMs and other programs develop their IPE programs.

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Interprofessional Professionalism Collaborative

The Interprofessional Professionalism Collaborative, of which AACOM is a member, provides a validated assessment of interprofessional behaviors, and has video cases that you can use to help your students assess and improve interprofessional communication and other team behaviors.

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With funding from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, the Association of American Medical Colleges 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 IPE 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.

Learn more about the MedEdPORTAL and to search for high quality, peer-reviewed, competency-based learning modules for interprofessional health education.

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Additional Resources

Smiles for Life: A national oral health curriculum

Smiles for Life is the nation's most comprehensive and widely used oral health curriculum for primary care clinicians. It has been officially endorsed by 20 national organizations and is in wide use in professional schools and post-graduate training programs.
Oral Health Implementation Guide

National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education

The National Center is charged to provide the leadership, evidence and resources needed to guide the nation on interprofessional education and collaborative practice.
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