To the Midwest Interprofessional Practice, Education, and Research Center (MIPERC).

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.

2016 Conference Dates

Annual Conference

Health Forum of West Michigan

Health Forum of West Michigan

2016 MIPERC Health Expo

2016 MIPERC Health Expo

IPE Activities

IPE Activities

Scribe Training Program

Interprofessional Scribe Training Program

PIPES - Student Organization


Academic Partners

Grand Valley State University

Michigan State University - College of Human Medicine

Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners

Ferris State University

Kent Intermediate School District

Indiana Wesleyan University

University of Michigan


Currently MIPERC numbers 140+ members from over 25 organizations.


MIPERC is supported by a Steering Committee with member representation from our academic partners. The central office is located at Grand Valley State University within the Office of the Vice Provost for Health and is staffed by a Director of Interprofessional Initiatives and support personnel.


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