Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education
at Washington University Medical Campus

Upcoming Events

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#SciCommThursdays – Communicating Your Science


Telling Your Story in a ‘Post-Truth’ World
Thursday, May 17
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center
Connor Auditorium

Becker Medical Library and the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences invite you to attend the finale of this year’s #SciComm Thursdays series for a lively and informative panel discussion. This culminating event will feature local and national members of the media discussing what they see as today’s challenges covering medicine and science.

All members of the WashU, WUMC, and St. Louis community are welcome. Light refreshments will be provided.

RSVPs are encouraged but are not required. Click here to register. We hope to see you there!

The invited panelists and moderators include:

Caroline Arbanas – Assistant Director, Medical Public Affairs
Judy Martin Finch – Director, Media Relations, Medical Public Affairs

Tina Hesman Saey, Ph.D. - Senior Writer, Science News
Jeanne Erdmann - Health and Science Journalist (Discover, Women’s Health, The Washington Post, Nature, Slate, among other publications)
Eli Chen – Science Reporter, St. Louis Public Radio
Ava Ehrlich – Executive Producer, KSDK-TV



Join us this summer for a workshop series designed to promote emotional well-being!

What: Work alongside youth in the St. Louis City Family Court Summer Initiative to create thousands of simple, pattern-based drawings that we will give to unexpected locations in St. Louis.

When: 10-12pm Wednesdays, June 13th - August 8th (except July 4th)

Where: 6501 Wydown Blvd at First Congreational Church

How: Email with the date(s) you can join. Please write in the subject line: Summer Art Workshop.

Why: Create community, practice self care, work with an artist, make simple drawings, learn from others and share your gifts.

Funded by the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement, the workshops are led by artist Adrienne Outlaw in collaboration with the Washington University Department of Psychiatry. At the conclusion of the summer, we will exhibit selected drawings at the Farrell Teaching Center in the Medical School and host a panel to discuss our findings.

For more information/to sign up go to: or here.


Understanding Health Profession Identities and Their Unintended Impacts on Interprofessional Team Performance.
July 23rd, 2018, 8:00am – 12:00pm
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.

Please register HERE by July 9th.


12th Annual Multidisciplinary Research Conference
October 17, 2018, 7:30am - 4:00pm.
Eric P. Newman Education Center at Washington University Medical Center 

Keynote Speakers: Angelleen Peters-Lewis, PhD, RN & Gammon Earhart PT, PhD
Click here for conference registration and abstract submission.

Abstract submission deadline- August 17, 2018. 
Click here to visit the Department of Research for Patient Care Services to view projects presented at last year’s conference and for more information.


Midwest Universities for Global Health Conference
Thursday, December 6th, 5pm - 9pm: Film Festival
Friday December 7th, 7:30am- 4:00pm: Conference and Poster Session
Goldfarb School of Nursing, Goldfarb Hall

Save the date, more details to be announced. Poster session abstract submission by July 1st, 2018. 

Conference co-hosted by Sigma, Goldfarb School of Nursing and the Institute of Public Health.