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InterProfessional Care
for the 21st Century

Redefining Education & Practice

Friday, October 10,
Saturday, October 11 &
Sunday, October 12, 2014

Thomas Jefferson University
Dorrance H. Hamilton Building
1001 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107

Conference Overview

The purpose of this conference is to showcase scholarly work and works in progress advancing interprofessional education and/or practice.  This conference reflects on innovative implementation and evaluation strategies of the interprofessional competencies.

Conference Learning Objectives

  1. Apply a theoretical framework to interprofessional education initiatives.
  2. Design creative interprofessional education teaching strategies including dynamic academic/clinical partnerships.
  3. Integrate innovative collaborative practice models in their clinical settings.
  4. Assess individual education and/or clinical practices in light of the information and discussion during the conference and identify specific strategies to implement as part of a continuing improvement process for your practice(s).

Who Should Attend

Educators, clinicians, practitioners, researchers, health system leaders, policymakers, patient organizations, students and other interested stakeholders in the health and social services arena.

Schedule at a Glance

Friday, October 10, 2014
4:00pm – 6:30pm

Keynote Speakers: 
George E. Thibault, MD

President, The Josiah Macy JR. Foundation

Barbara Brandt, PhD,
Director of the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education

Special Event: 
Wine and Cheese Reception with performance by Jefferson Chamber Orchestra

Saturday, October 11, 2014
8:00am – 4:00pm

Keynote Speaker: 
John H.V. Gilbert, CM, PhD, FCAHS

Principle & Professor Emeritus, UBC College of Health Disciplines
Project Lead, Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative

Sunday, October 12, 2014
8:00am – 12:00pm

Panel Presentation:
Malcolm Cox, MD,
Chief Academic Affiliations Officer;
Richard Stark, MD
, Director, Primary Care Clinic Operations;
Stuart C. Gilman, MD, MPH
, Director, Special Fellowships Programs;
Kathy Rugen, PhD, FNP-BC
, Nurse Consultant; Office of Academic Affiliations, Veterans Health Administration

Special Event
Buffet breakfast will be available to all participants attending Sunday’s Panel Presentation.