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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!


February 15, 2019

Join the Academic Affairs Blue & You Fitness Challenge Team!

UAMS is once again a part of the Blue & You Fitness challenge, starting March 1st. Not only can you be a part of #TeamUAMS, but you can be a part of the Academic Affairs team INSIDE the UAMS umbrella! Registration is open until February 28. Take the first step by … Going to blueandyoufitnesschallenge-ark.com…


July 27, 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 Summer PFCC Triple Aim Project Proposal Winners!

We had  nine teams competing and the scores were so close we had a tie for 3rd place! Everyone did an amazing job with their projects and we are proud to be a part of the Patient-and Family-Centered Care summer program. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ 1st Place Group 8: Smoking Tobacco Prevention Initiative among Adolescents Team members (in…


November 7, 2017

Proposals Now Accepted for Interprofessional/Interdisciplinary Small Grants (Updated 11/07/17)

 (UPDATED 11/07/17) For Inside UAMS announcements, etc. Deadline Extended for Interprofessional Education Small Grants Program The deadline for proposals to be submitted for the small grant program sponsored by the UAMS Office of Interprofessional Education has been extended to Monday, Nov. 27. The new submission deadline for the grant program, designed to promote interprofessional collaborative…


April 28, 2017

IPE’s very own Dr. Jaffar is this weeks Team UAMS winner!

(From the insideUAMS page) Muhammad Jaffar Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017 Meet Muhammad Jaffar, Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Director Interprofessional Collaborative Practice. Muhammad has been with UAMS since 1996 and joined as faculty in 1998. Jaffar said his commitment to the patient and family focus is part of why he loves UAMS. Their…


April 11, 2017

IPE Grant Assists Increased Hand Hygiene Compliance Education and Training at UAMS

In Spring 2017, the Office of Interprofessional Education (IPE) awarded a $6,000 grant to Jennifer Hunt, MD, Chair of the UAMS Pathology Department Chair, for her submission, “An Innovative, Interprofessional Education and Training Platform to Increase Hand Hygiene Compliance at UAMS.” The week-long event ran from March 27-31, 2017 with tables set up across the…


April 7, 2017

IPE Office Awards Inaugural Small Grants to Promote Collaborative Practice

From the Academic Affairs newsletter – spring 2017 The Office of Interprofessional Education (IPE) recently awarded five grants totaling just over $36,000 in its inaugural IPE Small Grant Program. The IPE office established the program to promote interprofessional education and collaborative practice at UAMS. The call for submissions in fall 2016 asked for proposals that…


October 6, 2015

Office of IPE Publishes Exposure Workshop Executive Brief

Shortly after classes began for the fall 2015 semester at UAMS, the Office of Interprofessional Education hosted four workshops for over 750 of the incoming students to introduce them to interprofessional education. The new students, from all five UAMS colleges and the graduate school, received a first exposure to a focus on collaboration across professions. The Executive Brief gives an overall summary of the workshop outcomes.


October 2, 2015

UAMS Ahead of the curve: Interprofessional leaders from UAMS attend Collaborating Across Borders

The Office of Interprofessional Education sponsored a team of seven leaders from UAMS to attend the Collaborating Across Borders Conference (CAB-V) in Roanoke, VA from September 29th – October 2nd. CAB-V is the fifth joint conference that links the United States and Canada around the key themes of interprofessional education and collaborative practice. CAB-V focused…


September 12, 2015

Progress is Sprouting up for the Interprofessional Fresh Food Coalition

The Interprofessional Fresh Food Coalition began in the spring of 2015, when a group of students started bringing fresh produce to the patients at the 12th Street Health and Wellness Center. On six different clinic nights over the summer of 2015, 12th Street patients were able to take a bag of tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, cabbage…



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