Awards & Recognition

James B. Erdmann, PhD, Awards for Excellence in Interprofessional Education & Collaborative Practice

These prestigious awards honor Jefferson faculty members, staff members, administrators, and students whose leadership efforts in support of interprofessional education (IPE) and collaborative practice (CP) have resulted in sustained impact on Jefferson colleagues, students, and patients.  

Recipients are selected by a committee of peers on the basis of a peer or self-nomination letter and their curriculum vitae/resume. 

2024 Award Nominations Now Open

Please submit your nomination form and all nomination materials by February 26, 2024. Email jcipe@jefferson.edu with questions and materials. 

JCIPE is accepting nominations for the 2024 James B. Erdmann Awards for Excellence in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice.

Nomination materials are due via our online submission form by Monday, February 26, 2024.

Learn about each of the four award categories and submit your nomination form: 

The James B. Erdmann Individual Award for Excellence in Interprofessional Collaborative

This award honors a clinician from Jefferson Health whose leadership efforts in team-based collaborative practice have resulted in sustained involvement and impact on team members, patients, and/or students.

The James B. Erdmann Team Award for Excellence in Interprofessional Collaborative Practice

This award honors one clinical team whose primary responsibility is clinical care, that demonstrates excellence in team-based, person-centered care, and whose efforts have resulted in sustained impact on team members and patients.  

The James B. Erdmann Administrator/Staff Award for Excellence in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice

This award honors one non-clinical administrator and/or staff member from the Jefferson community who is not a faculty member, who demonstrates excellence in the support of interprofessional education and collaborative practice, and whose ongoing efforts have resulted in sustained impact on the education of Jefferson students and/or the care of Jefferson patients.

The James B. Erdmann Student Award for Excellence in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice

This award honors Thomas Jefferson University students or student teams who demonstrate excellence in the support of interprofessional education and collaborative practice, and whose efforts have had or have the potential to have sustained positive impact on the institution and its IPE programs, team-based care and/or interprofessional research.   Please Note: Students whose Interprofessional work was completed as part of a student team are strongly encouraged to submit a team award nomination.

To be considered, students or student teams must submit a nomination form, a CV/resume with interprofessional activities highlighted for self-nominations only, optional documents highlighting team accomplishments for team nominations only (e.g. product or prototype photos/drawings, publications or presentations), a letter of support from a dean or faculty member of Thomas Jefferson University.  Letters of support may be emailed to jcipe@jefferson.edu.