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Welcome to the West Michigan Interprofessional Education Initiative (WMIPEI)

History

In 2007, the West Michigan Interprofessional Education Initiative (WMIPEI) was established 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 education and practice.

                             

 

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Mission

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

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Who is WMIPEI?

WMIPEI is supported by a steering committee and six champion workgroups, listed below, (currently numbering 130+ members from 22 organizations) that embed interprofessional education into the fabric of West Michigan’s healthcare community.  For more information on the Champion Workgroups, please click on the link above.

  • Clinical Setting
  • Cross-Professional Competence
  • Curriculum
 
  • Scholarship
  • Service Learning
  • Simulation

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Successful Products

WMIPEI’s contributions and successes include: an annual IPE conference for faculty and practitioners, multiple grant-funded IPE&P research and demonstration projects, development and dissemination of numerous IPE&P teaching tools, and an interprofessional student organization.

Click here for a comprehensive list of WMIPEI products.

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WMIPEI Model of Interprofessional Education

Click the image below to view the .pdf file of the WMIPEI Model:

 

 

 

Page last modified July 29, 2014