Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education
at Washington University Medical Campus

Student-Resident IPE Teaching Certificate Program

Targeted Audiences: Upper-level health profession learners, specifically those at CIPE- collaborative institutions

Duration: 1 year

Criteria & Timeline:


Attend 2 Foundations in Teaching Workshop

Engage in direct teaching experience

April 20 & May 18 2022


Sponsored by the WU Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)
  • Pedagogy 101
  • Pedagogy 102
  • Backwards Design
  • Active Listening
  • Inclusive Teaching
  • Assessment



Attend 3 IPE Workshops


July 20 & 27 & August 3 2022


#1: IPE 101 Introduction to Interprofessional Education
  • CIPE Introduction
  • Implicit Bias
  • Culture
  • Teamwork
  • Facilitation Principles

September (Date TBD)


#2: IPE 201 Managing Challenging Scenarios in Interprofessional Small Group Facilitation

  • This is included in the two-hour Phase I facilitator training session
  • Role play in interprofessional teams

Required for Students:  Facilitate in Phase I (Sessions 1-3)

  • 6 hours total
  • Sept 21, Oct 5, Oct 12 (all 3 with 1 team, 3-4:30pm each day)
  • Debrief, Oct 26, 5-6:30pm

All sessions are planned to be co-facilitated with a clinician from another profession and include structured reflective debriefing following the sessions.


WINTER 2022 through SPRING 2023

#3: 1 additional IPE Professional  Development Workshop

  • 60-120 minutes each
  • Held twice monthly virtually

For example: About CHWs, showcasing clinical teams in action, educational best practices, scholarship tips

Residents: Select from one of the following:

Option 1:

  • Transitions of Care (TOC) – case based discussion facilitating a team (2hrs)
  • Standardized Patient Teaching Experience (SPTE) – Co-facilitating a team; 5 hr block (1.5hr training, 3.5hrs working with students, 3 waves of students); 2 sessions in the Spring, 2 sessions in the Summer, 2 sessions in the Fall

Option 2:

  • Hotspotting (students follow Oct through Apr) – Resident nominates/selects patient from continuity clinic (frequent ED use, frequent AMJAR use who has either uncontrolled DM or HTN, for example); coaches team with CHW re SDOH .5hrs/wk.

Total hours:

18 Students


20.5-27.5 Residents

 Workshop hours: 13.5

 Direct Teaching hours: 4.5 for Students; 7-14 for Residents

Pedagogy 101 & 102 Workshop Objectives

Participants in this workshop will: 

  • Describe key elements used in effective teaching
  • Explain how these techniques can create an effective teaching and learning experience
  • Reflect on how these techniques can be applied to your current or future instruction

IPE Workshop Objectives

IPE 101 – Introduction to IPE

  • Describe the role of CIPE’s and how to get involved
  • Define IPE and list the key components
  • Describe 3 examples of language or behaviors that can negatively or positively impact interprofessional relationships
  • Discuss 2 elements needed for teams to function effectively
  • List 2 benefits and barriers accompanying the role of an interprofessional facilitator

IPE 201 – Managing Challenging Scenarios in Interprofessional Small Group Facilitation

  • Express knowledge and opinions to team members with confidence, clarity and respect, working to ensure common understanding.
  • Use respectful language appropriate for a variety of challenging situations within the interprofessional team.
  • Recognize the complementary professional expertise and unique abilities of oneself and all members of the interprofessional team.