To the Midwest Interprofessional Practice, Education, and Research Center (MIPERC) formerly known as, the West Michigan Interprofessional Education Initiative (WMIPEI). 

This inter-institutional organization was founded by Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners, and Michigan State University - College of Human Medicine to develop the regional infrastructure for interprofessional practice, education, and research.

MIPERC Partners

MIPERC Partners


Mission.  To identify ways that partners can develop collaborative, innovative, and interprofessional initiatives across disciplines, learning institutions, and health care systems.


Established in 2007.


Currently MIPERC numbers 140+ members from over 25 organizations.


MIPERC is supported by a Steering Committee with oversight provided by the Vice Provost for Health at Grand Valley State University.