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IPHCC-Interprofessional Associations

International Associations


European Interprofessional Education Network (EIPEN)

European Interprofessional Education Network (EIPEN) was founded in 2000. EIPEN develops and shares effective interprofessional training programs, methods and materials for improving collaborative practice in health and social care in Europe.

Nordic Interprofessional Network (NIPNET)

Nordic Interprofessional Network (NIPNET) is an interprofessional association for Finland, Norway, Denmark and Sweden.

All Together Better Health

All Together Better Health is the leading global interprofessional practice and education conference. The conference brings together providers, health system executives, educators, policymakers, and healthcare industry leaders to advance interprofessionalism. Previous conferences in the All Together Better Health series have been held in in Kobe, Japan; Sydney, Australia; Stockholm, Sweden; London, England; and Vancouver, British Columbia.

Collaborating Across Borders (CAB)

Collaborating Across Borders (CAB) is the premier Canada-United States joint conference, co-hosted with the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative (AIHC) and the Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative (CIHC). The conference series were launched in 2007 as an interprofessional venue where educators, clinicians, researchers, policy makers and students on both sides of the border can 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. The conferences held include: University of Minnesota, 2007; Dalhousie University, 2009; University of Arizona, 2011; Vancouver, British Columbia, 2013 and upcoming, Virginia Tech University, Fall 2015.

National Associations

Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE)

Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE) was founded in 1987 in the UK. CAIPE is dedicated to the promotion and development of interprofessional education (IPE) with and through its individual and corporate members.

Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative (CIHC)

Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative (CIHC) was founded and funded in 2006 by Health Canada. CIHC is now a federal, not-for-profit organization that provides health providers, teams and organizations with the resources and tools needed to apply an interprofessional, patient-centered and collaborative approach to healthcare.

American Interprofessional Health Collaborative

American Interprofessional Health Collaborative was founded in 2007. This US organization transcends boundaries to transform learning, policies, practices, and scholarship toward an improved system of health and wellness for individual patients, communities, and populations.

National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education

National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education was founded in 2013 with a Health Resources and Services Administration Cooperative Agreement Award at the University of Minnesota. The National Center is the designated US center to provide leadership, scholarship, evidence, coordination and national visibility to advance interprofessional education and practice as a viable and efficient health care delivery model.

Last updated: 6/4/2021