Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education
at Washington University Medical Campus


Below the list of events below and select "Learn More" for event details and registration, where applicable. Contact the Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education at with questions.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the CIPE Office in advance at

Schwartz Center Rounds

Feb 06, 2020 12:00 PM - Feb 07, 2020 01:00 PM
Eric P. Newman Education Center

Forget Me Not: Dealing with Alzeheimer's Disease

Participate in a stimulating conversation with your colleagues. 

Schwartz Center Rounds are a multidisciplinary forum where professional caregivers discuss difficult issues that arise in caring for patients with the goal of improving the caregiver and patient relationship.

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Culturally Conscious Communication

Feb 20, 2020 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, room 302

Investigate how unconscious biases can shape the direction of interactions among a care team and learn strategies to combat these biases to improve equity of care, client engagement and satisfaction, and team dynamics

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Promoting Team-Based Interprofessional Care for Community Dwelling Older Adults with Chronic Disorders

Feb 25, 2020 02:00 PM

This webinar is part of the Accelerating Initiative Real Stories with Real Impacts: What Worked for Accelerating Initiative Teams Webinar series.

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Patient Safety and Quality Symposium

Feb 28, 2020 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Leveraging Quality Improvement to Affect Change: Building High Reliability within an academic medical center

Save the date for the 10th annual Patient Safety & Quality Symposium, sponsored by Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and BJC Healthcare.

Date: February 28, 2020
Time: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Eric P. Newman Education Center
Washington University Medical Campus

Overall objectives of this year’s symposium are to:

  • Define the elements of a QI project.
  • Describe how to use data to drive quality improvement.
  • Recognize role of change management in quality improvement projects.
  • Discuss role of quality improvement projects in creating a high reliability organization.

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Virginia Commonwealth University-Eighth Annual Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium

Feb 29, 2020 08:00 AM
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA

Building Team Skills for Collaborative Practice

The Jewell and Carl F. Emswiller Interprofessional 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.

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Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA) Spring Conference

Feb 29, 2020 08:00 AM - Apr 03, 2020 08:00 PM
Holiday Inn Rapid City, South Dakota

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. 

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NAP 2020 Annual Meeting

Mar 12, 2020 07:00 AM - Mar 14, 2020 12:00 AM
San Diego, CA

Innovations in Interprofessional Collaboration: Scholarship, Practice and Advocacy.

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

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Art and Social Change

Mar 25, 2020 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Kemper Art Museum

In partnership with Kemper Art Museum and St. Louis College of Pharmacy Office of Inclusion and Diversity, this 90-minute tour uses selected artworks as catalysts for difficult conversations about identity and issues of equity, including race and racism, gender and sexuality discrimination, economic disparities, and more.

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Western Group on Educational Affairs

Mar 28, 2020 12:00 AM - Dec 31, 2019 12:00 AM
Pacific Grove, CA

Finding Common Ground:
Saying "yes and!" to diverse perspectives and equitable practices

For this conference, we want to celebrate the many ways that WGEA members are working toward “Finding Common Ground” within and across communities. Our theme borrows principles from improv theater to provide a language for discussing the attitudes and skills that allow collaborative exchange and advancement.* We invite you to say “yes and” to sharing experiences and programs that reflect commitment to attunement, affirmation and advancement within and among social, cultural, and ideological communities and along the continuum of medical education.

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Collaborative Communication

Apr 08, 2020 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Building on what we taught the first-year learners in the fall, let's continue to explore collaborative practices through an immersive workshop built on creative communication strategies and the principles of applied improvisation.

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IHI Summit on Primary Care

Apr 16, 2020 12:00 AM - Apr 18, 2020 12:00 AM
National Harbor, MD

Transform Primary Care for the Communities You Serve

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI's) Summit on Primary Care is the destination for health care professionals in a variety of settings committed to transforming primary care.

The IHI Summit combines practical instruction with rejuvenating inspiration. Attendees will leave feeling equipped and eager to make changes that will improve the lives of patients and staff.

Join us at the 2020 IHI Summit, April 16–18, 2020 in National Harbor MD – right outside of Washington DC.

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The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare

Apr 28, 2020 12:00 AM - Apr 30, 2020 12:00 AM

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.

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NEGEA 2020 Conference

Apr 30, 2020 12:00 AM - May 02, 2020 12:00 AM
Burlington, VT

"Adaptive Education: Teaching for Learning and the Public Good" 

The NEGEA invites abstracts for interactive workshops, oral abstract presentations, small group discussions, and posters for the 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)


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Motivational Interviewing

May 13, 2020 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

A client-centered, goal-oriented way to enhance motivation and to best work in teams to help clients move from "maybe I should" to "I did."

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QSEN National Forum 2020

May 27, 2020 12:00 AM - Dec 29, 2019 12:00 AM
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Championing Quality and Safety through Academic Practice Partnership

The QSEN National Forum is THE conference for nurses in academia and practice who want to improve the quality of healthcare across the continuum of care.

The conference objectives are to:

  • Share innovations or research in teaching strategies or curricular design that enhance QSEN competency integration in academic and practice settings.
  • Share innovations or research in practice strategies that bridge academia and practice to integrate QSEN competency into patient care settings.
  • Share strategies to promote academic-clinical partnerships that target quality and safety education and practice.
We will call for abstracts for presentations or posters that describe innovative projects or research related to healthcare education or practice focused on quality and safety.

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NEXUS Summit 2020

Aug 16, 2020 12:00 AM

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.

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AAMC Annual Meeting

Nov 13, 2020 12:00 AM - Nov 17, 2020 12:00 AM
Washington, D.C.

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. 

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Oct 14, 2021 12:00 AM - Oct 15, 2021 12:00 AM
Gothenburg, Sweden

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.

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Collaborating Across Borders Conference 2021

Oct 17, 2021 12:00 AM
Quebec, QC

Collaborating Across Borders (CAB) is a premier Canada-United States joint conference focusing on an exploration of common issues around interprofessional education (IPE) and practice (IPP).  The Collaborating Across Borders conference series launched in 2007 as an interprofessional venue where educators, clinicians, researchers, policy makers and students on both sides of the border engaged in rich and productive dialogue regarding interprofessional education, practice and research.  The conference series is held biennially and travels between the United States and Canada.

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