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    Advancing a community of scholars who specialize in team dynamics, team management, collaborative education, practice and research

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    Advancing the science of those processes that facilitate effective team-based education, practice and research

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    Preparing faculty and practicing health professionals to provide team-centered educational and collaborative practice learning environments

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    Preparing health professions graduates for team-based, patient-centered care

Welcome to the University of Arizona Center for Transformative Interprofessional Healthcare (CTIPH) formerly known as the Interprofessional Education and Practice (IPEP) initiative. This center is founded to advance the University of Arizona Health Sciences' organizational infrastructure for interprofessional education, collaborative practice, and research.

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Vision

To advance collaborative, innovative and transformative interprofessional initiatives across disciplines, learning institutions, health care systems, research centers and communities at-large.

Mission Statement

To advance improved and transformative healthcare quality, health of populations and health care value through team-based education, practice, and research.

Goals

  • Prepare health professions graduates for team-based, patient-centered care
  • Prepare faculty and practicing health professionals to provide team-centered educational and collaborative practice learning environments
  • Advance a community of scholars who specialize in team dynamics, team management, collaborative education, practice and research
  • Advance the science of those processes that facilitate effective team-based education, practice and research

Founding Colleges

College of Medicine—Tucson
College of Medicine—Phoenix
College of Nursing
College of Pharmacy
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Our goal is to ensure that students and trainees in health professions build a skill set that will ultimately increase patient safety, reduce errors, maximize efficiencies, and improve quality of care.

Recent News

Health professions students, residents, faculty, alumni and community members are invited to attend presentations, discussion groups, and activities on culturally competent care.

University of Arizona Health Sciences students competed in the second annual UAHS CLARION Interprofessional Case Competition on February 28, 2017.

The University of Toronto provided an IPE faculty development workshop at Westward Look Resort on Feb. 22-24, 2016. Each health science college was invited to select and send ten faculty members.