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Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice & Education


Founded in 2007, the Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (JCIPE) is one of the premier interprofessional education centers in the U.S. Our center is dedicated to improving interprofessional care (IPC) through implementing and evaluating patient-centered education throughout the Thomas Jefferson University curriculum. We offer robust trainings and educational opportunities, provide innovative teaching models and evidence-based practices to help support emerging priorities in healthcare. We invite you to navigate this site and discover the latest developments, programs and resources in interprofessional education (IPE). Bookmark this page and stay connected with us!

Mission & Vision

  • Our mission is to promote excellence in healthcare through interprofessional education and scholarship.
  • JCIPE will define the future of interprofessional care by creating a culture of collaborative educational practice, setting the standards for patient-centered care, team-based training and becoming a national/international leader in developing evidence-base to support interprofessional education.

JCIPE 2018 Conference

Our biannual conferenceInterprofessional Care for the 21st Century, showcases scholarly work and works in progress related to interprofessional education and/or practice. This October 2018, we held our 6th conference, which reflected on innovative implementation and evaluation strategies of the interprofessional competencies.

Learn more about the Interprofessional Care for the 21st Century conference. 

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@JeffCIPE educates the health professionals of tomorrow at Thomas Jefferson University about team-based, safe, and patient-centered care.