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IP.Global Café | Updates from IPEC: Commitment to Methodological Rigor and Inclusivity in Research and Core Competencies Revision
Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Category: External


Interprofessional.Global's, the Global Confederation for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice, final café of 2022 featured leaders from the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC). Presenters provided an overview of current initiatives, describing the Core Competencies review and revision process for participants.


  • Describe the background and history of the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) and the Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice
  • Share critical information around current IPEC projects
    • Describe the methodology and findings of IPEC’s scoping review
    • Summarize the development and validation of the IPEC Institutional Assessment Instrument
    • Summarize the rationale for and process of revising the IPEC Core Competencies
  • Gather comments, reactions, questions, and guidance for IPEC’s key initiatives



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Moderator: Anthony Breitbach PhD, ATC, FASAHP, FNAP, Saint Louis University

Overview of process and literature review

Shelley McKearney

Associate Director, IPEC/AACN; Secretary, IPEC Board of Directors


Tamara Cadet, PhD, LICSW, MPH

Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy & Practice



IPEC Institutional Assessment Instrument

Joseph Zorek, PharmD, BCGP, FNAP

Director, Linking Interprofessional Networks for Collaboration, Office of the Vice President for Academic, Faculty & Student Affairs; Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Kelly Ragucci, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS

Vice President of Professional Development, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy


Update on Core Competencies Revision

Mark Speicher, PhD, MHA

Senior Vice President for Medical Education and Research, American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine


Fran Vlasses, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

Professor Emeritus, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and Stritch School of Medicine; Co-Director, Institute for Transformative Interprofessional Education, Loyola University Chicago