Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education
at Washington University Medical Campus

Upcoming Conferences






January 18-20, 2020 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare San Diego, CA The International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) is the world's largest conference dedicated to healthcare simulation learning, research and scholarship, offering 250 sessions in various formats, from large plenary sessions to small, interactive immersive courses.
February 29, 2020 Virginia Commonwealth University-Seventh Annual Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium Richmond, VA This Symposium is an annual event that provides a forum for health professional students, educators, practitioners, researchers, and policy-makers who have the power to improve health and wellness for individual patients, communities, and populations through innovation in interprofessional practice. More information will be available at
March 12-14, 2020 National Academies of Practice (NAP) 2019 Annual Meeting and Forum San Diego, CA

Distinguished professionals advancing interprofessional healthcare by fostering collaboration and advocating policies in the best interest of individuals and communities.

Abstract submissions open Summer 2019.

March 11-14, 2020 2019 Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) Annual Meeting  Atlanta, GA

The conference theme and submission guidelines are TBD.

Spring 2020, TBD 2020 Patient Safety & Quality Symposium St. Louis, MO This conference is sponsored by Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and BJC HealthCare. Itinerary and abstract submission dates are TBD.
March 31 - April 3, 2020 Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA) Spring Conference Rapid City, SD This conference aims to establish a forum for disseminating best practices in medical education and to equip medical educators with the necessary skills to develop, implement, and maintain successful curricular programs at all levels of training. 
April 28 - 30, 2020 IHI/BMJ International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare: Europe Copenhagen, Denmark

An inspirational setting to meet, learn and share knowledge in our common mission to improve the quality and safety of care for patients and communities across the world.

Call for Speakers deadline is July 2, 2019.

Registration opens September 2019.

Spring 2020 TBD 2020 Western Group on Educational Affairs/Western Group on Student Affairs/Western Organization of Student Representatives Spring Meeting TBD The Western Group Collaborative Spring Conference will highlight the following themes with special emphasis on the collaborative relationships between Admissions, Student Affairs and Medical Education that contribute to success along the full spectrum of the student experience. 
April 2020, TBD 2020 NEGEA Annual Conference Burlington, VT The NEGEA invites abstracts for interactive workshops, oral abstract presentations, small group discussions, and posters for the 2019 annual conference. Proposals may represent original research or innovations in medical education. Abstracts can focus on any level of medical education (UME pre-clerkship or clerkship, GME, CPD, or across the continuum)
April 16 - 19, 2020 2019 IHI Summit on Improving Patient Care National Harbor, MD The IHI Summit on Improving Patient Care is the destination for health care professionals committed to transforming primary care.
May 2020, TBD NIPNET 2020 Oulu, Finland Looking into the future in the digitalized health care--The vision is that in future interprofessional collaboration between education, service systems and enterprises in the health care system are expanding.
Late Spring 2020, TBD 2019 QSEN ROCKS TBD Informatics and simulation to improve quality and safety education and practice
June 8-11, 2019 2019 Annual Conference Association of Standardized Patient Educators Orlando, FL

The regular conference sessions consist of technique demonstrations, research/project posters, workshops, and panel discussions on a wide variety of SP and simulation topics, and technology sessions provide the latest in SP education technology support.

August 18 - 20, 2019 The NEXUS summit Minneapolis, MN Focusing on the Interprofessional 
Clinical Learning Environment. 

Nexus Summit brings together a growing community of health professionals and educators who are committed to a future in health care where interprofessional teams improve the health of individuals and the communities where they live. Join the discussion, learn with others, and push the envelope on interprofessional approaches, concepts, policies and ideas that will advance how we collectively improve experiences, outcomes and costs in health care and education.

September 19 - 21, 2019 Midwest Medication Safety Symposium St. Louis, MO

The St. Louis Area Medication Safety group is hosting the 2019 Midwest Medication Safety Symposium from September 19th-21st, 2019 at St. Louis College of Pharmacy.   

If you are interested in presenting at the symposium, complete the attached proposal form and submit to by April 19, 2019.

October 20-23, 2019 Collaborating Acorss Borders Conference Series Indianapolis, IN Interprofessional venue where educators, clinicians, researchers, policy makers and students on both sides of the border can engage in rich and productive dialgue regarding interprofessional education, practice and research
October 23, 2019 13th Annual Barnes-Jewish Multidisciplinary Research Conference St. Louis, MO This conference will be held from 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Eric P. Newman Education Center in the Washington University Medical Center.
Call for Abstracts submission deadline: August 16. Submission and registration website TBD.
November 8-12, 2019 Learn Serve Lead 2019: The AAMC Annual Meeting Phoenix, AZ Learn Serve Lead (LSL) is open to all those engaged in advancing academic medicine and brings together our medical school and teaching hospital community from across campuses, across disciplines, and across missions.