IPEP’s mission is to promote relational learning for health care professionals that integrates patient and family perspectives, professionalism, and the everyday ethics of clinical practice



Choose from a wide range of educational workshops and activities focused on difficult conversations in healthcare. All educational offerings are based on a robust approach to practice-based and feature experiential learning, simulated live enactments, evocative trigger films, and values and everyday ethics to explore and improve a particular area of clinical practice. Learn more.


IPEP offers two unique fellowships for faculty:  The Faculty Education Fellowship in Medical Humanism and Professionalism  and the Faculty Fellowship for Leaders in Collaborative and Humanistic Interprofessional Education (IPE).  A goal of both fellowships is to improve faculty teaching effectiveness and role modeling in humanism and professionalism, and to develop faculty committed to promoting humanistic values in teaching and learning environments who will serve as positive influences on the organizational culture in these areas. In addition, the IPE Leadership Fellowship aims to build enduring trusting relationships among interprofessional education (IPE) faculty leaders. These leaders serve as collaborative role models committed to creating successful strategies to educate others about humanism and interprofessional education and collaboration. Learn more.


Our Leadership Team and Faculty Associates are available to provide consultation to healthcare practitioners and educators who want to develop programs within their own institutions. Learn more.


The IPEP leadership team and IPEP faculty are involved in a wide range of research projects aimed at documenting the qualitative and quantitative impact of our work. These research efforts have led to several recent publications which, along with case commentaries and papers which outline our pedagogical approach to relational learning. Learn more.