Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education
at Washington University Medical Campus

Professional Development

IPE 101: Facilitating IPE*

Friday January 11, 8:00am – 4:00pm

Washington University School of Medicine - Farrell Learning and Teaching Center

Participants will learn about the IPE competencies and the emerging CIPE longitudinal curriculum. Those in attendance will also gain knowledge about implicit bias and the stereotypes of professions and the culture of teams, and have the chance to hone their facilitation and debriefing skills. This event is meant to be a foundational workshop which will be supplemented by our monthly workshop series on specific skills.

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From Clinical Discovery to Community Impact 



IP Continuing Education Conference Planning 101 – Tips & Tricks to Make Your Life Easier

Wednesday January 23, 4:00pm – 6:00pm; networking reception 6:00pm-7:00pm

St. Louis College of Pharmacy – Academic and Research Building

Interprofessional conferences can provide rich content, but coming together across professions and accreditation requirements can seem daunting. Receive planning guidance from the Washington University Associate Dean for CME at and hear personal experiences about two interprofessional conferences on campus, Schwartz Ethics Rounds and Pediatric Epilepsy Conference.

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IPE 201: Managing Challenging Scenarios in Interprofessional Small Group Facilitation*

Tuesday, February 19th, 4:00pm-6:00pm; networking reception 6:00pm-7:00pm

St. Louis College of Pharmacy – Academic and Research Building

Learn about different conflict management styles and strategies for facilitating interprofessional teams through challenging situations.

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Understanding Health Profession Identities and Their Unintended Impacts on Interprofessional
Team Performance

Thursday, February 21st, 8:00am – 12:00 pm, lunch provided at noon.

Washington University Medical Campus

This workshop will address some of the biggest challenges to effective implementation of interprofessional education–biases about other professions, fragmented interprofessional spaces, and discomfort working across professions. We hope you will leave the workshop being a stronger role model for our students.

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2019 Patient Safety & Quality Symposium Registration & Abstract Open 
Connecting the Dots: Highly Reliable Health Care Across the Continuum


March 8th, 2019, 8:00am-4:00 pm, Eric P. Newman Education Center, Washington University Medical Campus 

Registration and abstract submission is now open for the ninth annual Patient Safety & Quality Symposium, sponsored by Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and BJC HealthCare.

Disabilities: Telling Our Stories

March 28th, 4:00 – 5:30pm

St. Louis College of Pharmacy – Academic and Research Building

The presentation will include an overview of disability issues, anchored by stories from faculty, staff, and students across campus. Presenters: Joan Lipkin, the DisAbility Project, and Playback Now! St Louis.

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Evidence-Based Practice: An IPE Approach

Tuesday, April 9th, 4:00pm-6:00pm; networking reception 6:00pm-7:00pm

Washington University Medical Campus

Co-developed by the librarians from GSON & STLCOP, this workshop highlights best practices for IPE across professions and will expose attendees to literature from other professions. 

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Applying Trauma Informed Principles When Working Within Healthcare Teams

May 14, 4:00-6:00pm, networking reception 6:00pm-7:00pm

This is a practical workshop to build tools that can be applied within your practice.  This is a follow-up to the December 2018 Trauma Informed Care workshop and will be focused on applying the principles of trauma informed care to work effectively and collaboratively within healthcare teams.

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*IPE 101 and 201 are foundational development workshops for CIPE Master Professional Educators. Go here for more information:

Visit our Resources page for a list of upcoming IPE related conferences!