May 5, 2021

New UW Mobile Health Outreach Van

Laurel Barchet

Members of the University of Washington’s Health Sciences schools unveiled the new Mobile Health & Outreach Van on Friday, April 30, 2021.

On Friday, April 30, 2021 the new UW Mobile Health Outreach van was presented at a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Mobile Health Outreach Van program works with UW health sciences student-led organizations and their faculty advisors to address critical gaps in health care access. Read about the new Mobile Health Outreach van at UW News.

May 3, 2021

UW Students Join COVID Vaccination Effort

Laurel Barchet

YouTube video screenshot titled "UW students join vaccination effort."

The University of Washington schools of pharmacy, nursing, medicine, social work, public health and dentistry have partnered with Public Health–Seattle & King County, UW Medicine, tribes and partner clinics in efforts to get the community vaccinated. Read about it at UW News.

April 30, 2021

2021 Virtual Team Science Boot Camp

Laurel Barchet

Collage consisting of the Institute of Translational Health Sciences logo, W sculpture, team web conference, and team reaching a mountain summit.

Since 2018, the UW Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS) has partnered with the UW Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education, Research and Practice (CHSIE) to provide an annual Team Science Boot Camp—team training for interdisciplinary translational research teams in the WWAMI Region. In previous years, the Team Science Boot Camp has been held in-person; however, due…

February 26, 2021

T3 Interprofessional Team Development Program at UT Austin in May 2021

Laurel Barchet

T3 Train the Trainer Interprofessional Team Development Program Virtual Training May 24-27, 2021

The University of Texas at Austin is excited to invite teams to its virtual T3 Train-the-Trainer Interprofessional Team Development Program (T3 ITDP) in May 2021, delivered in partnership with the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (NCIPE). T3 ITDP is an immersive training that gives teams the tools to design and implement effective interprofessional education and collaborative practice projects…

December 1, 2020

Storytelling Workshop: Racism in Healthcare

Nina Cook

StoryCenter logo (Listen Deeply. Tell Stories.) and Nurstory logo (Caring for stories. Caring for each other.)

Hosted by Ngozi Oparah of Storycenter, in partnership with Nurstory and UW School of Nursing faculty Dr. Josephine Ensign, our first series of Storytelling Workshops focused on the all too-relevant issue of racism within healthcare. This workshop series was incorporated into the current Health Sciences Common Book platform, where students across the health professions are…

November 16, 2020

Enhancing RN Workforce in Rural Underserved Areas

Nicole Summerside

Mariyam Arifova and Estephanie Medoza

With support from the UW School of Nursing (SoN) ‘s Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention (NEPQR) grant (PI: Dr. Zierler) Enhancing Partnerships through Ambulatory Care, first-year BSN students recently participated in an innovative clinical experience offered for the first time. Washington (WA) State currently has a nursing shortage within ambulatory care settings, and the…

November 6, 2020

Learning Psychological First Aid During the Age of COVID-19

Emily Ishado

Text: Psychological First Aid

It may be hard to believe, but just 11 months ago, we were wrapping up the year 2019. Do you recall what life was like back then? What were you most excited about? Perhaps you were looking forward to the Summer Olympics or embarking on a new project, or maybe you were looking forward to…

November 5, 2020

Students, join the CLARION Case Competition!

Laurel Barchet

The University of Washington's 2014 CLARION National Case Competition first place winners. From left to right: Eric Sid, Nicole Kim, Huang N. Le and Juan P. Magana.

The UW Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education, Research and Practice (CHSIE) is excited to announce that we are recruiting a small team of health professional students to participate in the 2021 CLARION National Case Competition! The case competition is designed to give healthcare students real-life interprofessional teamwork experience, and involves a nation-wide competition in which…

August 15, 2020

Welcome To Our New Website!

Laurel Barchet


We are excited to announce the launch of the NEW Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education, Research & Practice website! Although our site is still under construction, we have made many of our online resources available under the Online Training & Resources tab. Information about upcoming 2020-2021 UW IPE events and opportunities can be found…

UW Student IPE Sessions Online in 2020-21

Laurel Barchet

Zoom meeting on a laptop.

IPE at UW will be offered online in the 2020-21 academic year, but we see opportunity in this change! While we so enjoy gathering in person, sharing coffee and meals, and learning around the table together, we learned during Spring 2020 that virtual IPE often works well and even affords some benefits.  It allows us…

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