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Within UB’s health professions programs, interprofessional education provides every student the opportunity to become an effective collaborative healthcare practitioner by learning teamwork and communication skills with students from the professions of dental medicine, dietetics, law, management, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, public health, and social work. 

  • What is IPE?
    Interprofessional education (IPE) "occurs when when two or more professions (students, residents and health workers) learn with, about, and from each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes”.
  • Vision and Mission
    UB is recognized as a national leader in the development of caring healthcare professionals who transform healthcare delivery through high quality interprofessional collaborative practice.
  • IPE Leadership Team
    The Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice initiatives at UB are developed and implemented by a committee of faculty representatives from each of the participating programs.
  • Participating Schools
    The Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice program at UB is enthusiastically endorsed and supported by the Deans of the participating schools.
  • Awards
    IPE Leadership Team Member, Dr. Jessica Kruger recieved the Outstanding Contribution for Individual Service in Public Health Award from the New York State Publich Health Association in April 2023.
  • Contact Us
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