News & Events

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A Shared Commitment to Interprofessional Education and Practice

Jan. 17, 2023
This past fall, the Center for Interprofessional Health (CIH) welcomed its inaugural cohort to the Affiliate Faculty program. This one-year program brings together health professionals to engage in one or more designated areas of interprofessional interest, including teaching, practice, research, and innovation.

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Collaborative Learning Retreat Provides Insights into Ecohealth Principles and Geopolitical Considerations in Health

Nov. 8, 2022
This fall, the Center for Interprofessional Health and the Office of Academic Clinical Affairs brought a group of eight interprofessional learners to the Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories in north central Minnesota for the second rendition of the Itasca Ecohealth IPE Experience.


Center for Interprofessional Health Partners with Other Minnesota Schools to Expand Access to Interprofessional Education for Health Professions Students

Nov. 1, 2022
The University of Minnesota’s Center for Interprofessional Health (CIH) is partnering with the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth and Augsburg University to help integrate interprofessional education into their health professions programs


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Developing Tangible Collaborative Practice and Precepting Skills

Oct. 20, 2022
The Center for Interprofessional Health’s Preceptor in Action WILD (Workplace Interprofessional Learning and Development) series is an innovative continuing education offering for preceptors to develop knowledge and skills around key IPEC competency domains—such as roles and responsibilities, teams and teamwork, communication, and values and ethics—that can be directly applied in the clinical learning environment.


Interprofessional Internship Provides Real World Experience for Solving Big Problems in Health Care

Akky Taubenheim

July 29, 2022
Ally Taubenheim, DNP, APRN, CPNP, believes in interprofessional education (IPE). When she learned of the opportunity to become part of the inaugural cohort of students in the Interprofessional Internship Program in 2020, she jumped at the opportunity.


Driven to Make A Positive Impact on the Care Team

Emma Hintz

June 14, 2022
As a doctor of physical therapy student, Emma Hintz became interested in interprofessional activities as a way to understand the roles of other members on the care team.
 


New Interprofessional Program Helps Preceptors Advance Skills and Knowledge to Apply in the Clinical Learning Environment

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June 14, 2022
This innovative continuing education offering allows preceptors the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills around key IPEC competency domains—such as roles and responsibilities, teams and teamwork, communication, and values and ethics—that can be directly applied in the clinical learning environment.


Faculty Inducted into National Academies of Practice

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March 18, 2022
Four University of Minnesota faculty were recently inducted into the National Academies of Practice. The prestigious honor acknowledges their outstanding achievements and recognizes them as leaders in their professions.


Interprofessional Student Training on COVID-19 Vaccine and Pandemic Planning

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March 8, 2022
Students from the Duluth and Twin Cities campuses completed the online interprofessional training, COVID-19 Vaccine and Pandemic Planning. The course covered topics like COVID-19 and the COVID-19 vaccines, and the public health role in pandemics using a mix of recorded presentations, readings, interprofessional discussions, and journaling.


Student-Run HOPE Clinic Reopens

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March 1, 2022
The student-run HOPE (Health of People Everywhere) Clinic in Duluth recently reopened after closing last fall due to the COVID surge. Located within the Churches United in Ministry (CHUM) Center, the clinic provides free acute care to underserved populations, especially those experiencing homelessness residing at the CHUM Center.