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Friday, April 3, 2015

2015 Student Interprofessional Recognition Award - Application Deadline

The Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care announces the establishment of the Student Interprofessional Recognition Award.

This award is open to all full-time students graduating in 2015 and serves to recognize students who have demonstrated significant involvement and interest in promoting interprofessional activities.

Award recipients will be recognized at a Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care event in early May, 2015.

The deadline to apply is Friday, April 3, 2015.

To complete an application and for more information go to: go.vcu.edu/iperecognition

Friday, April 17, 2015

Mind and Body: Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care

12 noon
***Change in location*** School of Nursing Room 1013 (1100 E. Leigh St)
A conversation with VCU experts who are developing integrated care, education and clinical models for the State Innovation Model (SIM) grant.  
 
Registration is full and is now closed; facility is at capacity.
Thursday, May 7, 2015

2015 Student Interprofessional Recognition Award Celebration

5:00pm
School of Nursing Courtyard (1100 East Leigh Street)

Join the VCU Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care in recognizing recipients of the Excellence in Interprofessional Education Award on Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm at the School of Nursing Courtyard - 1100 East Leigh Street.  RSVP is required

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Collaborating Across Borders - V


Roanoke, VA

Collaborating Across Borders (CAB-V) Registration is open.

Building upon the highly successful Collaborating Across Borders (CAB) Conference series, CAB V is the fifth joint conference that links the United States and Canada around the key themes of interprofessional education and practice.

CAB-V will take place September 29-October 2 in Roanoke, VA. Learn more and register at: cabvroanoke.org/registration.html

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Fourth Annual Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium

9:00am - 3:00pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens

Leading Interprofessional Innovations in a Changing World

The changing healthcare environment requires frontline innovation from healthcare providers to improve the health of the population, decrease the cost of care, and enhance the patient experience. Providers must be leaders to achieve these goals. 

Program and registration now available. (Registration hosted by VCU School of Dentistry.)

More information at: go.vcu.edu/ipeconference

 

Thursday, August 27, 2015

It’s about us: The role of teams in primary care

12 noon
Molecular Medicine Research Building (MMRB), rooms 1009-1011, located at 1220 E. Broad St.

Within a fragmented healthcare systems, providers operate in relative isolation and indifference to one another. However, a new movement in healthcare seeks to emphasize the role of teams as providers of high quality and effective healthcare. Bringing together multiple disciplines creates a more patient-centered environment within which change can occur at clinical, operational, and financial levels. This presentation will discuss opportunities for team-based care with a specific focus on the integration of behavioral health and primary care.  

Register at: https://redcap.vcu.edu/rc/surveys/?s=7KTC99EC4C

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Applying Peer Assessment in Interprofessional Education: Opportunities and Challenges

12 noon
Molecular Medicine Research Building (MMRB) rooms 1009-1011, located at 1220 E. Broad St.

This session will allow attendees to explore the nature of interprofessional peer assessment (IPA), understand its purpose, recognize its challenges, and identify ways in which IPA can be applied to improve student performance.

The workshop will take place on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 12noon in the Molecular Medicine Research Building (MMRB) rooms 1009-1011, located at 1220 E. Broad St. Lunch will be available to registered participants.

Register at: https://redcap.vcu.edu/rc/surveys/?s=7KTC99EC4C

Friday, October 30, 2015

Invitation for Abstract Submissions

5:00pm

Abstract submissions are invited for posters that showcase interprofessional education, practice, or scholarship for the 4th Annual Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium. We welcome the works and works-inprogress of students, faculty, educators, and practitioners.  Submissions accepted until close of business on October 30. More information and submission form at: http://ipe.vcu.edu/symposium/emswiller/

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Educate Then Advocate: Communicating with Patients with Mental Illness

12:00pm
Jackson Ward Conference Room in Larrick Student Center

Join the Inter Health Professional Alliance (IHPA) for "Communicating with Patients with Mental Illness" with Dr. Cynthia Kirkwood, PharmD, BCPP, on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 12PM-1PM in Jackson Ward Conference Room in Larrick Student Center. IHPHA will be providing snacks on a first-come, first-served basis, which will be served potluck style, so please RSVP HERE and use the same link to sign-up to bring something to share! Contact Rose Kohinke for more information.

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Invitation for Articles in IHPA Community Newsletter: Diabetes Awareness

Health professional students are invited to write a short article for the Inter Health Professional Alliance's (IHPA) newsletters. IHPA distribute these newsletters at monthly Kroger outreaches to educate our community about  important health information. Click here for more information about the newsletter and to sign up to write an article or contact Zaneera Hassan (SUBJECT: IHPA NEWSLETTER). Deadline is October 31st (Topic: Diabetes Awareness).

Saturday, October 31, 2015

IHPA Kroger Outreach: How to Talk to Your Healthcare Provider


Kroger on Broad and Lombardy (near the Monroe Park Campus)

The next Kroger Outreach Event supported by Inter Health Professional Alliance (IHPA) is Saturday, October 31, 2015 at the Kroger on Broad and Lombardy (near Monroe Park Campus). Theme is "How to Talk to Your Healthcare Provider". IHPA needs volunteers to take blood pressures, provide dental information, provide immunization counseling, and discuss childhood obesity including BMI testing. Sign up by completing this form (Other Kroger Outreach opprtunities are available. Ccontact Chantal Ing or Irene Lee for more information.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Educate Then Advocate: Do Strong Emotions Cause Diabetes?


Lyons Dental Building, Room 442

The Inter Professional Health Alliance (IHPA) is presenting Educate Then Advocate on Thursday, November 12, in the Lyons Dental Building (room 442).  Dr. Jeannie Concha, a postdoctoral fellow in the Division of Epidemiology, will be discussing a belief within the the Latino culture that strong emotions can cause diabetes. We will learn how to address such concerns and appropriately interact with our patients. 

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Appreciative Practice: Building on Your Strengths to Boost Performance

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Larrick Student Center - Ballrooms A & B

Appreciative practices are tools and techniques that focus on identifying personal, team, and organizational strengths and emphasize these strengths to enhance performance. Leaders from the University of Virginia will describe appreciative practice and how they have applied it to clinical and academic work at their institution. Learn more and register at http://go.vcu.edu/ipe-event.  Printable flyer available here

Thursday, May 12, 2016

The Excellence in Interprofessional Education Award Ceremony

5:00pm - 6:00pm
McGlothlin Medical Education Center Lobby

This Award serves to recognize students who have demonstrated significant involvement and interest in promoting interprofessional activities. Deadline to apply: April 8; Excellence in Inteprrofessional Education Award Ceremony on May 12. More information and apply at: go.vcu.edu/iperecognition

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Healing Words: Panel and Discussion

6:00p-7:30p
Molecular Medical Research Building (MMRB) 1009 1220 East Broad Street

Healing Words Panel Presentation and Discussion with the authors of Writing Our Way Out: Memoirs from Jail

Wednesday, March 23
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Molecular Medical Research Building (MMRB) 1009
1220 East Broad Street

Light refreshments will be served.
Book signing to follow panel discussion.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Crossroads:A Small Group Faculty Forum to Discuss Issues in Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

12:00pm
Sanger Hall, Room 1-038

The format of the Crossroads program is an informal, small-group, lunchtime discussion. Feel free to bring any scenarios or concerns that you would like to discuss with the group. To encourage discussion, participants are capped at twelve. Lunch will be provided. Registration is required and must be done by the day prior to the event. Register at: go.vcu.edu/ipe-event

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Crossroads:A Small Group Faculty Forum to Discuss Issues in Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

12:00pm
Inclusive Excellence First Floor Conference Room (817 S. Cathedral Place, Monroe Park Campus)

The format of the Crossroads program is an informal, small-group, lunchtime discussion. Feel free to bring any scenarios or concerns that you would like to discuss with the group. To encourage discussion, participants are capped at twelve. Lunch will be provided. Registration is required and must be done by the day prior to the event. Register at: go.vcu.edu/ipe-event

Monday, April 25, 2016

Increasing Interprofessional Student Involvement in Global Health Projects

12:00pm
Molecular Medicine Research Building (MMRB) Rooms 1009-1011

The Spring 2016 Global Health Lunch Lecture will feature faculty from a variety of departments at VCU who have extensive experience in leading global health trips.  Ongoing projects will be presented, along with discussion of ways to increase awareness of global health work opportunities among students and faculty.  Particular emphasis will be paid to engaging students and faculty from various disciplines to strengthen the university's inter-professional approach to global health.  Register at: go.vcu.edu/ipe-event

Monday, April 25, 2016

Enhancing Collaboration: Towards an Evidence Informed Future in Health Care Quality

12:00pm - 2:00pm
School of Nursing, room 1011

The Langston Center of Quality, Safety, and Innovation and the Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care will be hosting Sean Clarke, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor and associate dean, Undergraduate Program, Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, who will be presenting "Enhancing Collaboration: Towards an Evidence Informed Future in Health Care Quality" on Monday, April 25 at the School of Nursing in room 1011 at 12:00 PM. RSVP to Jamie Ferguson at fergusonjl3@vcu.edu.

Friday, May 6, 2016

High Reliability Organizations

4:00pm
VCU School of Nursing, room 1013

The Langston Center of Quality, Safety, and Innovation will be hosting Steve Kreiser, CDR (USN Ret.), MBA, MSM, Senior Consultant, Healthcare Performance Improvement (HPI), who will present "Building a High Reliability Organization: Lessons from High Risk Industries with Applications in Health Care" on Friday, May 6, 2016 at the VCU School of Nursing, room 1013 at 4:ooPM.  RSVP to Jamie Ferguson at fergusonjl3@vcu.edu 

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Focus Group: Arts and Healthcare

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Churchill Board Room

VCU Dance will partner with internationally-known choreographer Liz Lerman and Dance Exchange to set Lerman’s iconic 1986 work Still Crossing on students and community members, for performance in the 2017 VCU Dance NOW concert. Originally created to address issues of immigration during the centennial year of the Statue of Liberty, Still Crossing will enter its 30th year in 2016, enduring as a work that, as Lerman notes in her book, Hiking the Horizontal: Field Notes From a Choreographer, “went on to be used in large community efforts to help diverse groups work together quickly and with satisfaction.”

Thursday, May 12, 2016

2016 Excellence in Interprofessional Education Award Ceremony

5:00pm - 6:00pm
McGlothlin Medical Education Building Lobby

Join the VCU Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care in recognizing recipients of the Excellence in Interprofessional Education Award on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm at the McGlothlin Medical Education Building Lobby
RSVP available at: go.vcu.edu/iperecognition.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Marrying Mayan & Western Medicine - Application Deadline


Guatemala

Spend June 4-11, 2016 in partnership with indigenous midwives & community leaders, learning about traditional Maya medicine and exploring the history of healthcare and healing in Guatemala. Learn more and apply at: www.womenshealth.vcu.edu or contact Janett Forte at janett.forte@vcuhealth.org. Deadline to apply: May 20, 2016.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

A Mindful Approach to Leadership

12:00 - 1:15pm
Snead Hall, 301 West Main Street, Richmond, VA 23284 in Room B3189

This presentation by Dr. Chris Reina will introduce the basics of mindfulness and what it means to lead mindfully. We will focus on how leaders can utilize mindfulness to help them grapple with the intricacies of leading in a complex world where change in the only constant.  Learn more and register at: http://business.vcu.edu/center-for-corporate-education/open-enrollment-programs/lunch--learn-series/upcoming-programs-and-costs/

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Inaugural Learning Together at the Nexus: National Center Summit on the Future of IPE

August 21-23, 2016
Minneapolis, MN

The National Center is seeking practice and education stakeholders from across the continuums of care and education to join us and contribute your energy and ideas. In nearly 100 affiliated projects, the National Center team is learning important research-based lessons about the Nexus – linking interprofessional education and transforming health care to improve health outcomes. By capitalizing on momentum, the summit will provide participants the opportunity to learn in skills-based workshops while co-creating a roadmap to the ideal future of interprofessional practice and education (IPE) during structured conversations. Together, we can take IPE and its role in health workforce development to the next level! Learn more: https://nexusipe.org/nexussummit/2016

Monday, June 13, 2016

Denver Health’s Approach to Risk-Stratification for Improved Population Health

9:00am
3831 Westerre Parkway, Henrico, Virginia, 23233

Over the next year as VCHI transitions from SIM planning to implementation, we will be bringing you a series of speakers from around the country to share best practices in data infrastructure and integration, community development, and clinical delivery models.  Please join us Monday, June 13 as we welcome Tracy Johnson, PhD, MA, from Denver Health to share her experiences with risk-stratification and improving population health. http://www.vahealthinnovation.org/events/speakerseriesjune/

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Supporting Student and Faculty Engagement

12:00p - 1:00p
KMSB 104-105

Student motivation is an important precursor to learning, and therefore, is a meaningful aspect of any successful learning experience. Students and faculty who satisfy their needs for autonomy, competence, and relatedness during a learning activity experience high-quality motivation.  Presented by Constance R. Tucker, PhD, Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean for Faculty Development VCU School of Medicine

Learn more and register at http://go.vcu.edu/ipe-event
Registration required. Lunch available for registered participants.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Filling the Gaps of Virginia’s Health Workforce

12:00p -1:00p
KMSB 104-105

A panel will discuss rationale and structure of new programs supporting development of Virginia's healthcare workforce to improve health outcomes for all Virginians. 

Learn more and register athttp://go.vcu.edu/ipe-event

Registration required. Lunch available for registered participants.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Call for Abstracts: Developing a System that Promotes the Wellbeing of Healthcar

We welcome the works of faculty, educators, practitioners, and students. Abstracts should describe the purpose or goals, a description of the methods, programs, or practices utilized, and current results or conclusions as appropriate. Abstracts may include works in progress and are limited to 300 words. Only abstracts submitted via this form before close of business on August 15, 2016 will be considered.

Submit your abstract at: https://redcap.vcu.edu/surveys/?s=9TJ87PMNYD.

Friday, September 30, 2016

Fifth Annual Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium Invitation for Abstract Submissions

Abstract submissions are invited for oral presentations, workshops and posters that showcase interprofessional education, practice, or scholarship. We welcome the works and works-in-progress of students, faculty, educators, and practitioners.

All abstracts are limited to 300 words and will be accepted until close of business Friday, September 30, 2016 at http://go.vcu.edu/ipeconference-abstract.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Inescapable Future of Healthcare

12:00p - 1:00p
School of Dentistry - Perkinson Building, Third Floor, Room 3-105

Embracing care coordination strategies is fundamental to achieving value-based care. In this postelection presentation, we will explore the direction of healthcare policy on care coordination.  Learn more and register at http://go.vcu.edu/ipe-event

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Call for Emerging Leaders in IPE Nominations

The VCU Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care is seeking nominations of students and junior faculty with demonstrated excellence in interprofessional leadership. Two students and two junior faculty will be selected to participate on the Emerging Leaders panel at the Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium on Saturday, February 4, 2017. Honorees will offer their perspectives on leading interprofessional education and the future of healthcare practice. Nominate now.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Chasing the Dragon

4:00p - 5:30p
Egyptian Building, MCV Campus

A blunt and gritty documentary narrating the lives of addicts and people impacted. Panel discussion to follow with the Assistant US Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, FBI and DEA law enforcers, and recovering addicts who were involved in criminal activity as a result of their opioid and/or heroin addictions. Light refreshments. Register at go.vcu.edu/ipe-event
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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Third Annual Student Excellence in Interprofessionalism Recognition Award Ceremony

4:00pm - 5:00pm
W. Baxter Perkinson Jr. Building, Brown Conference Room (Room 3114) 1101 E. Leigh Street

The Third Annual Student Excellence in Interprofessionalism Recognition Award Ceremony will be held on:

Thursday, May 11, 2017
4:00pm - 5:00pm
W. Baxter Perkinson Jr. Building (School of Dentistry)
Third Floor, Brown Conference Room (Room 3114)
1101 E. Leigh Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Friends, family and faculty are encouraged to attend.

More information at: http://ipe.vcu.edu/scholarship-and-research/student-excellence-in-interprofessionalism-recognition-award/

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Sixth Annual Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium

Registration and checkin at 8:30a Program at 9:00p - 4:00p
Virginia Crossings Hotel and Conference Center, Glen Allen, VA

The Sixth Annual Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium: Collaborating to Close the Gaps will take place on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Program from 9:00am - 4:00pm at Virginia Crossings Hotels and Conference Center, Glen Allen, VA. All conference information available at rampages.us/ipe-symposium

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Patients and Practitioners: Partnering for Health

11:30a - 3:00p
Kontos Medical Sciences Building (KMSB) on the MCV Campus of VCU

The VCU Langston Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation is hosting a symposium on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the MCV Kontos Medical Sciences Building.

Applications for CME/CE credit are in the process with various provider organizations.  You are welcome to attend all or any portion of the symposium as your schedule permits. Learn more and register today.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Meet & Greet with Dr. Monica Orozco Obando, Executive Director of Online@VCU

12:00p - 1:00p
Molecular Medicine Research Building (MMRB) located at 1220 E Broad St. on the MCV Campus Room 1009-1011

Meet & Greet with Dr. Monica Orozco Obando, Executive Director of Online@VCU on October 17 at 12 noon. Dr. Orozco will introduce herself, speak to her background experience and initial thoughts on strategy for moving VCU forward in the online arena. Lots of time will also be spent on open Q&A as she wants to gather input from all stakeholders. Lunch available for registered participants. Learn more and register now.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Second Annual Health Hacks: Pediatrics

November 4-5, 2017
VCU School of Engineering

Students will form in interdisciplinary groups of  up to 4, and by the end of the 24 hour period will have a concrete solution, whether it be a rapid prototype, a solidworks 3D design, a new phone app…the options are endless.  This year's theme is Pediatrics. Learn more and register at: healthhacks.vcu.edu