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Upcoming IPE Events

To read the entire IPE report for 2019-2020, please click here.

  • Richard van Wylick (chair & IPE lead)
  • Rosemary Wilson
  • Theresa Suart
  • Wiley Chung
  • Setareh Ghahari
  • Jordan Miller
  • Kate Kemplin


Committee Responsibilities

  1. Lead the development of innovation models of IPE and contribute to knowledge creation and translation;
  2. Establish curricular and co-curricular content and design, including the development of collaborative competencies and assessment strategies in both the academic and clinical practice settings;
  3. Develop and recommend policies regarding content and curricular design to Schools and Programs;
  4. Review and evaluate the quality of a joint IPE curriculum and establish processes for continuous curriculum enhancement;
  5. Recommend adoption of IPE curricular content to curriculum committees of relevant undergraduate and graduate programs in QHS.
Interprofessional Practice Module Series
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Interprofessional Practice Module Series

QHS Interprofessional Seminar Series

The learning objectives for the IPE seminar series are:

  • Utilize principles of effective team building and shared leadership to cultivate and sustain healthy team relationships
  • Apply collaborative decision-marking principles
  • Co-create an inclusive environment for shared leadership and collaboration

Recordings of Past Sessions:

January 27, 2020 - Interprofessional Care of Patients with Addictions >> VIEW RECORDING HERE

February 24, 2020 - Moral Distress & Ethics [Recording Not Available]

November 16, 2020 - Interprofessional Care of the Critically Ill Patient >> VIEW RECORDING HERE

January 18, 2021 - Indigenous Interprofessional Primary Care >>VIEW RECORDING HERE

February 8, 2021 - (In)Equity in Health Systems >> VIEW RECORDING HERE

September 20, 2021 - Bringing Together Diverse Perspectives in the Interest of Change: The Transition from Homelessness >> VIEW RECORDING HERE

October 18, 2021 - Aging Well in the Community: It Takes a Village >> VIEW RECORDING HERE

November 15, 2021 - MAiD in Canada - Evolution of the Right to Die >> VIEW RECORDING HERE

January 17, 2022 - Working together to support children/youth, and their families, living with disabilities >> VIEW RECORDING HERE


Virtual Interprofessional Learning Experience

When access to Health Care Professionals in clinical settings was lost due to the pandemic, the IPE team looked for ways to meet the intended learning goals through a student-to-student interactive session. We designed an alternative virtual learning activity. The goal of the IPE shadowing experience was to learn about another health care provider’s job and scope of practice and to be able to identify ways that Health Care Professionals work in teams with shared responsibility for patient care. Over 170 students participated in semi-structured interviews. 

Our virtual IP learning experience has been shared online by the Association of American Medical Colleges here as part of their resource collection built in response to the pandemic's impact on clinical teaching and learning.


The interview not only allowed me to learn about other healthcare professions but also reflect on my own. I also realize how important other professions are and how we can work better in a healthcare setting.

This was arguable my favourite activity/assignment that I have done in university. It was a fantastic opportunity being able to communicae with different disciplines.