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Health Sciences IPE Steering Committee

The University of Washington Health Sciences IPE Steering Committee works to create an integrated, collaborative learning system across the health and related professions that connects disciplines, promotes teamwork, fosters mutual understanding, strengthens research, and advances health for individual people and populations. The IPE Steering Committee is currently launching IPE pilot programs, and is made up of 4 sub-committees: Curriculum Model and Metrics, Governance Model, Facilities, and Communications. For the IPE Steering Subcommittee Roster, click here.

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Institute for Simulation and Interprofessional Studies

The mission of the Institute for Simulation and Interprofessional Studies (ISIS) is to use cutting edge simulation educational techniques to improve the quality of healthcare education and therefore, patient safety and outcomes. ISIS is affiliated with over 30 departments and programs throughout the UW Medicine, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, and Physician’s Assistant Training Program (MEDEX). We provide a wide range of training in the areas of procedural and patient management skills, interprofessional education, and team communication. 

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Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School-UW Chapter (IHI-UW)

IHI Open School - UW Chapter seeks to promote ways to improve patient safety and quality of care, to recognize the importance of interprofessioanl collaboration in both education and practice, and to provide a venue for networking.

Interprofessional student organizations on University of Washington–Seattle Campus

  • Community Health Advancement Program (CHAP)
    The CHAP began at the University of Washington in 1980 as an organization created to nurture the ideas and goals of health care students interested in working with medically underserved populations.
  • Global Health Group (GHG)
    The GHG, formerly the International Health Group (IHG), is a student-run interest group at the University of Washington that promotes long-term careers in the service of disadvantaged populations worldwide. We aim to accomplish this through educational activities and through the development of reciprocal international research and clinical opportunities with our overseas global health partners.
  • Students in the Community (SITC)
    SITC is an interprofessional group of students at the University of Washington. We maintain the SITC-Aloha Health Outreach Center at Aloha Inn, a transitional housing facility for the homeless in King County. We also organize Patient Education and Health Promotion events and programs (at Aloha Inn, Women's Resource Center, and Urban Reststop), and Student Education and Advocacy opportunities (on campus and throughout the community).

Sites using our tools:

College of Nursing
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT, United States of America

College of Nursing
Washington State University
Spokane, WA, United States of America

Division of Health Studies
Medicine Hat College
Medicine Hat, AB, Canada

Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY, United States of America

Health Affairs- Interprofessional Education
College of Medicine, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL, United States of America

International Training & Education Center for Health (I-TECH)
Department of Global Health, University of Washington
Seattle, WA, United States of America

Nursing Department
St. Anthony’s College
San Jose, Antique, Philippines

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center- Torrance
Torrance, California

School of Nursing
University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, AL, United States of America

Labor and Delivery
Floyd Medical Center
Rome, Georgia, United States of America