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UW  IPE Publications


Sonney, J., Willgerodt, M., Lindhorst, T., Brock, D. (2018). Elizabeth: Typical or Troubled Teen? A Training Case for Health Professionals to Recognize and Report Child Maltreatment. MedEdPORTAL Publication. https://doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10712

Baik, D. & Zierler, B. (2018). RN Job Satisfaction and Retention After an Interprofessional Team Intervention. Western Journal of Nursing Research. Online. https://doi.org/10.1177/0193945918770815

Willgerodt, M., Sonney, J., Liner, D., Barchet, L. (2018). The Power of a Team: Using Unfolding Video Cases in Interprofessional Education for Advanced Health Trainees. MedEdPORTAL Publication: https://doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10707

Abu-Rish Blakeney, E., Wolpin, S., Lavallee, D.C., Dardas, T., Cheng, R. & Zierler, B. (2018). Developing and implementing a heart failure data mart for research and quality improvement. Informatics for Health and Social Care. Online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/17538157.2018.1455202

Phillips, W.R. & Keys, T. (2018). Interprofessional primary care course curriculum and evaluation. Family Medicine, 50(3), 217-222. Online publication. http://doi.org/10.22454/FamMed.2018.998057

Zierler, B. K., Blakeney, E.A., O’Brien, K. D., & IPCP Heart Failure Teams. (2018). An interprofessional collaborative practice approach to transform heart failure care: An overview. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 1-4. Online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/13561820.2018.1426560.


Kim, S., Bochatay, N., Relyea-Chew, A., Buttrick, E., Amdahl, C., Kim, L.,…Lee, Y. (2017). Individual, interpersonal, and organisational factors of healthcare conflict: A scoping review. J Interprof Care. Advance online publication, 1-9. DOI: 10.1080/13561820.2016.1272558


Blakeney, E. & Zierler, B. (2016). Assessing interprofessional education. In M.E. Edwards (Ed.), Interprofessional education and medical libraries: Partnering for success (pp. 248-269). Medical Library Association Book Series. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-4422-6389-5

Kim, A., Phillips, S., Berg, J. (2016). Problems and Solutions for Interprofessional Education in North American Dental Schools. In S. Gordon and B. Donoff (Ed.), Impact of Oral Health on Interprofessional Collaborative Practice. Dent Clin North Am. 60(4):811-24. doi: 10.1016/j.cden.2016.05.002

McDonough, K. & Zierler, B. (2016).  Assessing interprofessional education.  In M.E. Edwards (Ed.), Interprofessional education and medical libraries: Partnering for success (pp. 248-269). Medical Library Association Book Series.  New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-4422-6389-5

Staiger, T.O., Blakeney, E.L., Zierler, B.K., O’Brien, K., Ehrmantraut, R.H., Kritek, P.A., (2016).  A conceptual framework for applying the anticipatory theory of complex systems to improve safety and quality in healthcare. In M. Nadin (Ed.), Anticipation and medicine (Chapter 2). Springer International Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-319-45140-4.  DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-45142-8

Wilson, S., Vorvick, L. (2016). Dyspnea in a hospitalized patient: Using simulation to introduce interprofessional collaborative practice concepts. MedEdPORTAL Publications. 12, 10488. https://doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10488


Abu-Rish Blakeney, E., Pfeifle, A, Jones, M. Hall, L., & Zierler, B.K. (2015). Findings from a mixed methods study of an interprofessional faculty development program. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 1-7. doi.org/10.3109/13561820.2015.1051615

Danielson, J., Moore, M., O’Connor, S., et al. (2015). Coordinating care across settings: Roles and responsibilities in the primary care clinic (IPE training module for students). MedEdPORTAL Publication. http://doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10295

Kahaleh,, A., Danielson, D., Franson, K., Nuffer, W., Umland, E. (2015). Expert panel on Interprofessional Education: Developing, Implementing, and Assessing Collaborative Practice Models in Pharmacy Curricula. Am J Pharm Educ 79(6), Article 78.

Murphy, N., Robins, L., Vorvick, L. (2015). Interprofessional Precepting. In Preceptor Central. Pharmacy Library American Pharmacists Association. http://dx.doi.org/10.21019/Preceptor.1001

Willgerodt, M.A., Abu-Rish Blakeney, E., Brock, D.M., Liner, D., Murphy, N., & Zierler, B. (2015). Interprofessional education and practice guide no. 4: Developing and sustaining interprofessional education at an academic health center. J Interprof Care, 1-5. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.3109/13561820.2015.1039117

Willgerodt, M., Sonney, J., Brock, D., Liner, D., & Velan, E. (2015). i-TEETH: Interprofessional Teams Engaged in Education and Training for Optimal Health. MedEdPORTAL Publication.  https://www.mededportal.org/publication/10249http://dx.doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10249


Danielson, J., Johnson, G., Davidson, H. (2014). Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Simulation: Planning for Coordinated Care Visits in the Primary Care Clinic. MedEdPORTAL publication. www.mededportal.org/publication/9795

Hall, L.W. & Zierler, B.K. (2014). Interprofessional Education and Practice Guide No. 1; Developing faculty to effectively facilitate interprofessional education. J Interprof Care, 1-5. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.3109/13561820.2014.937483

Taibi, D. M., & Kardong-Edgren, S. (2014). Health care educator training in simulation: A survey and web site development. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 10(1). DOI: 10.1016/j.ecns.2013.05.013


Brock, D., Abu-Rish, E., Chiu, C., Hammer, D., Wilson, S., Vorvick, L.,…Zierler, B. (2013). Interprofessional education in team communication: Working together to improve patient safety. BJM Quality & Safety, 22(5):414-23. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2012-000952

Brock, D., Abu-Rish, E., Chiu, C., Hammer, D., Wilson, S., Vorvick, L.,…Zierler, B. (2013). Interprofessional education in team communication: Working together to improve patient safety. Postgraduate Medical Journal 89(1057), 642-51. DOI: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2012-000952rep.

Doorenbos, A. Z., Gordon, D. B., Tauben, D., Palisoc, J., Drangsholt, M., Lindhorst, T.Danielson, J., Spector, J, Ballweg, R., Vorvick, L., Loeser, J. D. (2013). A blueprint of pain curriculum across prelicensure health sciences programs: one NIH Pain Consortium Center of Excellence in Pain Education (CoEPE) experience. J Pain. 14(12):1533-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpain.2013.07.006. PMID: 24094694

Before 2013

Abu-Rish, E., Kim, S., Choe, L., Varpio, L., Malik, E., White, A.,…Zierler, B. (2012). Current trends in interprofessional education of health sciences students: A literature review. Journal of Interprofessional Care. Advance online publication. doi:10.3109/13561820.2012.715604. Appendices available here: Table of Contents, Appendix A, Appendix B, Appendix C, Appendix D, E & F, and Appendix G.

Bridges, D., Davidson, R., Odegard, P., Maki, I., & Tomkowiak, J. (2011). Interprofessional collaboration: three best practice models of interprofessional education. Medical education online, 16. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21519399

Zierler, B., Ross, B., & Liner, D. (2010). The Macy Interprofessional Collaborative Project, the University of Washington. J Allied Health, 39 Suppl 1, e131-132. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21174030

Shelley, D., Mevi, A., Abu-Rish, E., Haber, J., & Hirsch, S. (2009) Preliminary steps toward creating an interprofessional international public health program. Journal of Interprofessional Care 23(4): 417-419. DOI: 10.1080/13561820802561378

Odegard, P., Robins, L., Murphy, N., Belza, B., Brock, D., Gallagher, T., . . . Mitchell, P. (2009). Interprofessional initiatives at the University of Washington. Am J Pharm Educ, 73(4), 63. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19657496

Mitchell, P., Belza, B., Schaad, D., Robins, L., Gianola, F., Odegard, P., . . . Ballweg, R. (2006). Working across the boundaries of health professions disciplines in education, research, and service: the University of Washington experience. Acad Med, 81(10), 891-896. DOI: 10.1097/01.ACM.0000238078.93713.a6 http://journals.lww.com/academicmedicine/pages/articleviewer.aspx?year=2006&issue=10000&article=00008&type=abstract

Almgren, G., Dippery, S., Esselman P., Fuller, S., Grant, S., Johnson-Crowley, N., Kimball A.M., Larson, E., Mitchell, P., Norris, T., Odegard, P., Robins, L., Solomon, C. & Ward, D. (2004). Best Practices in Patient Safety Education: Module Handbook. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education, Research and Practice.

Mitchell, P. H. (2002). Health sciences partnerships in interprofessional clinical education (HSPICE): implementing and sustaining interprofessional education in a research-intensive university: Association of Academic Health Centers.

Mitchell, P., & Crittenden, R. (2000). Interdisciplinary collaboration: old ideas with new urgency. Washington Public Health, 17, 51-53. https://www.nwpublichealth.org/docs/wph2000/collaboration.pdf

Mitchell, P., Crittenden, R., Howard, E., Lawson, B., Root, R., & Schaad, D. (2000). Tools and systems for improved outcomes. Interdisciplinary clinical education: evaluating outcomes of an evolving model. Outcomes Management For Nursing Practice, 4(1), 3-6.

Schaad, D., Crittenden, R., & Mitchell, P. (1999). A partnership in interdisciplinary clinical education. Acad Med, 74(5), 586-587. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10676206