Faculty Development


April 15, 2019

Art From the Heart: Creative Works by Team UAMS!

In conjunction with the Arkansas Arts Center, the Office of Interprofessional Education held an event called:  “Art from the Heart: Creative Works by Team UAMS” To read the full story on UAMS News CLICK HERE For poetry pieces, please click on the image!


July 24, 2018

Faculty Movie Night: “Something the Lord Made” (10/01/18)

If you missed out on our SOLD OUT Inaugural Faculty Movie Night in May don’t let our SECOND movie night slip past you. Thanks to a generous donation from the Department of Medical Humanities and Bioethics, we are able to reserve a larger theater room at the Riverdale 10. Your admission is FREE but seats…


May 3, 2018

Anyone can draw! IPE Graphic Comic workshop proves it.

Carrie Calhoon, LSCW, Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute created this incredible tri-panel comic during the IPE “Graphic Medicine: How Comics Can Improve Our Health” drawing workshop with MK Czerwiec, RN, MA, last week! Her panels speak volumes without any text. Thanks for letting us share your work, Carrie!


February 1, 2018

Taking Care of Yourself for Busy Professionals – A Professional Wellness Workshop!

Are you a busy healthcare professional? Do you struggle to find time to take care of yourself? Would you like tips and tricks on how to handle stress? Is relaxing something you have trouble accomplishing? This hands-on workshop is what you are looking for! “Taking Care of Yourself for Busy Professionals” is a professional wellness…


September 1, 2016

How do I document my IPE involvement in my promotion package?

Faculty members are encouraged to document their IPE certification and participation in IPE events. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Interprofessional Education at (501)686-5686 or email IPE@uams.edu. To download a PDF of this document CLICK HERE. Suggested Language for Citing IPE Experiences in Promotion Packet ALL FACULTY Dr. _______ has attended X hours of…


As a scientist, what does this mean for me? / How do I get involved in multidisciplinary team science?

Interprofessional Collaborative Research involves the active engagement of two or more professions or disciplines in a research project, with the highest degree of integrated collaboration — all members of the research team are equally involved in the research process from start to finish. In this context, profession is defined as a paid occupation, especially one…


What does this mean for me in clinical practice? / How do I build or develop a clinical team?

Patient- and family-centered care is a central tenet in the clinical environment at UAMS. Health care reform has led to the consideration of interprofessional team-based, collaborative care as a way to provide comprehensive care to patients and their families. Many clinicians at UAMS wish to move from solo practice to an interprofessional collaborative practice, but…


How do I make my course an IPE course?

A facilitator skills workshop (IPE 201) is available. Attendees learn facilitator skills needed for working with interprofessional groups of learners. Also, participants engage in active/experiential learning activities focused on adapting existing learning experiences from solo professional to interprofessional and/or the creative design and implementation of a new IPE event. Further, they will be collaboratively led…


Already facilitating interprofessional education events? — Our Exemption Policy

The Office of IPE recognizes that there are UAMS faculty among us who are already engaged in interprofessional education activities and have been for some time.  While you still can participate in our IPE Facilitator and Master Facilitator certification processes, some of you may wish to be acknowledged for your already-existing expertise in IPE facilitation….


How do I get certified in IPE?

Academic Health Centers have been called to develop a strategic plan to integrate student learning across colleges to better prepare our future workforce to practice, teach, and research together.  Experienced interprofessional faculty facilitators are needed to provide diverse perspectives and add creativity and quality in the design and implementation of the IPE student curriculum.  To do…