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2018 MIPERC Conference

Developing Healthy Populations, Communities, and Systems through Interprofessional Collaboration

Thursday, September 20 and Friday, September 21, 2018

Richard M. DeVos Center - Grand Valley State University
401 W. Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

The conference objectives are:

  • Consider the relevance of interprofessional collaborative practice and interprofessional education approaches to design community, population, and system interventions.
  • Propose the application of interprofessional collaborative practice knowledge and skills, commonly used in individual client situations, to communities, populations, and systems.
  • Discuss how social, economic, educational, and cultural characteristics affect population and community health.
  • Develop an appreciation for the role of advocacy in improving populations and community health.
  • Discuss the selection of approaches to evaluate the impact of interprofessional collaborative practice and interprofessional education on populations, community, and system health.

2018 MIPERC Conference Announcements

♦  Registration will open in early 2018!  Watch for our announcement!

♦ 2018 Call for Abstracts will be posted in mid-February.

♦ Download and share the 2018 MIPERC Conference flyer!   Save the Date.


MIPERC is accepting sponsorships for the 2018 Conference.  Choose a major sponsorship or  an advertising sponsorship  (consider promoting your organization, programs, or open positions).

Call for details - 616-331-5876.


Hotel Information -The conference is held during the same time period as the popular Grand Rapids ArtPrize event.  Early hotel reservations highly recommended!)

Art Prize Website - Plan some leisure time around the conference.  If you haven't been to ArtPrize before, you'll be amazed!

Experience Grand Rapids - A complete listing of things to do, restaurants, etc. in Grand Rapids. 

Invoice/Payment Form for Pay by Check - Credit Card payments are highly encouraged for your conference registration.  However, we provide this option for those who need to pay by check.  Please register as usual and submit this form with your payment.

Building and Parking Map


Questions about the conference may be directed to or call 616-331-5876.