Interprofessional Care for the 21st Century: Redefining Education and Practice October 28-29, 2016

Welcome to the Jefferson Center for InterProfessional Education’s (JCIPE) 2016 conference: Interprofessional Care for the 21st Century: Redefining Education and Practice.

With the largest number of registrants to date, we are thrilled to welcome participants from across the United States and around the globe. We are delighted to have exceptional plenary and concurrent speakers representing a vast array of viewpoints across the continuum of care.

• Edith Mitchell, MD, FACP, Professor of Medical Oncology and Director of the Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities at Thomas Jefferson University and Sheila Davis, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN, Chief Nursing Officer at Partners In Health (PIH) will kick-off the two-day conference on Friday evening as keynote speakers, sharing national and global perspectives on interprofessional education, collaborative practice and preparing a workforce for the future.

• Malcolm Cox, MD, Former Chief Academic Affiliations Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; Lucinda Maine, PhD, Executive Vice President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy; and Ellen-Marie Whelan, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, Chief Population Officer and Senior Advisor for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will participate in a panel discussion on Saturday morning to discuss findings from recent IOM reports and the importance of teams in maximizing value in healthcare.

• During the two-day conference, national and international speakers will present an outstanding and diverse array of papers, workshops, and posters.

We look forward to the conversations and new collaborations that will result from these activities.

Welcome to Jefferson and enjoy the conference!

Conference Learning Objectives:

1. Define methods of evaluating program and patient outcomes in assessing the effectiveness of interprofessional education and collaborative practice endeavors

2. Recognize opportunities/apply strategies to engage patients as partners in developing new models of interprofessional education and care

3. Describe/apply approaches for engaging students in and preparing faculty for interprofessional education work

4. Employ technology and social media to advance interprofessional education and collaborative practice

5. Design innovative interprofessional curriculum, collaborative practice and quality improvement initiatives with attention to actualizing academic and clinical partnerships

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