RHPP17, IPE and Collaborative Practice

RHPP17 - 5th Annual Interprofessional Rural Health Professions Conference:  4/13 - 4/14/2017
CALL For Interprofessional Education (IPE) & Rural Health POSTERS: http://bit.ly/2mbRYnC

The University of Arizona Area Health Education Center (AZ AHEC) in collaboration with the Center for Transformative Interprofessional Healthcare (CTIPH) are hosting the 5th annual IPE and Rural Health conference: #RHPP17 on Thursday, April 13 - Friday, April 14, 2017. #RHPP17 attracts particpants statewide to discuss improving rural and population health with interprofessional practice through keynote address, poster presentations, workshops and breakout sessions designed for interdisciplinary discussions. Speakers, participants, exhibitors and presenters all play an important role in this conference and sharing with other attendees how their role enhances rural healthcare delivery.


The University of Arizona Center for Transformative Interprofessional Healthcare (CTIPH) was founded as a coordinating center to advance UAHS interprofessional education, collaborative practice, and research. CTIPH will advance collaborative, innovative and transformative interprofessional initiatives across disciplines, learning institutions, health care systems, research centers and communities at-large by:

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

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

Join the conversation!  #RHPP17