Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

InterProfessional Care
for the 21st Century

October 26 to 27, 2018

The purpose of this conference is to showcase scholarly work and works in progress related to interprofessional education and/or practice.  This conference reflects on innovative implementation and evaluation strategies of the interprofessional competencies.  Educators, clinicians, practitioners, researchers, health system leaders, policymakers, patient organizations, students and other interested stakeholders in the health and social services arena should attend.

The call for abstract submissions will begin in March 2018.

Elena Umland, PharmD
Co-Director, Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (JCIPE)

Lauren Collins, MD
Co-Director, Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and  Education (JCIPE)

Keynote Presenter
Friday, October 26, 2018

George Thibault, MD

George Thibault, MD
The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation

Pre-Conference Workshops
Friday, October 26, 2018

Hotspotting Program

Amy Hester-Anderson, Samuel Merritt University;
Tracey Smith, DNP, MS, Southern Illinois University Medical School;
Meghan Golden, LCSW, Southern Illinois University Medical School;
Kyle Turner, PharmD, Univeristy of Utah College of Pharmacy.

Transformational Leadership (Macy Faculty Scholars)

Lauren Collins, MD, Thomas Jefferson University;
Alan Dow, III, MD, MSHA,  Virginia Commonwealth University;
Laura Hanyok, MD, Johns Hopkins University;
Memoona Hasnain, MD, MPHE, PhD, University of Illinois;
Wendy Madigosky, MD, MSPH, University of Colorado School of Medicine;
Meg Zomorodi, PhD, RN, CNL,University of North Carolona at Chapel Hill.

TeamSAFE Program

Alan Forstater, MD, FACEP, Thomas Jefferson University;
Amber King, PharmD, Thomas Jefferson University.

Narrative Medicine: A Method to Build Interprofessional Teams

Deepthiman K. Gowda, MD, MPH, Columbia University;
Danielle Spencer, BA MS, PhDc, Columbia University

Conference Learning Objectives

At the completion of the conference participants will be able to: 

  1. Describe assessment strategies for interprofessional education and collaborative practice as related to students, patients and systems;
  2. Identify opportunities/apply strategies to engage patients as partners in developing new models of interprofessional education and care;
  3. Describe/apply approaches for preparing faculty and staff for interprofessional education and collaborative practice;
  4. Explain the role of technology and social media in advancing interprofessional education and collaborative practice;
  5.  Design sustainable interprofessional curricula bridging the classroom and clinical practice.

Conference Themes /Topics

1.    Collaborative practice models
2.    Curricular innovations
3.    Evaluation and assessment
4.    Faculty and staff development
5.    Hotspotting
6.    Student Initiatives
7.    Patient perspectives and outcome measures
8.    Quality improvement and patient safety initiatives
9.    Technology and social media innovations