Advancing Collaborative, Person-Centered Health Care & Population Health at UT Austin & Beyond
The Center for Health Interprofessional Practice and Education brings students, faculty and practitioners across health professions together to strengthen collaborative practice and team-based care. Through strategic partnerships, the center works across University of Texas at Austin programs, schools and institutions to advance team-based learning and promote interprofessional practice and education core competencies through courses, simulations, trainings, workshops, events, research and scholarship.
Health care professionals intentionally trained in inter professional practice and education are primed to deliver safer, more efficient, high-quality care — a tremendous value proposition to the health ecosystem.
Areas of Focus
- Lead an institutional strategy to advance interprofessional practice and education among health professions programs.
- Educate a health care workforce ready for collaborative practice in the continuum of care.
- Advance campus and community partnerships to foster a collaborative health care culture.
- Promote scholarly innovations in interprofessional practice and education to advance best practices.