As an educator, you understand that interprofessional education (IPE) strengthens collaboration among healthcare learners, including medical, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, and social work students, among others. IPE develops skills through simulation and experiential learning, allowing participants to gain a deeper understanding of each team member’s role, and an awareness of how coordinated decision making improves patient care. But synchronizing all the people, programs, and resources necessary for a successful IPE program roll-out takes time and effort. Read on for ways to launch – and sustain – an IPE program at your institution.

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