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Intersectionality of Education & Community Engagement-Interprofessional Education at Rosalind Franklin University: Lessons learned from building an IP culture and community

  • 1 Apr 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual Meeting


  • A donation of $25.00 would be appreciated.

Registration is closed

Multiple Virtual Sessions 

Interprofessional Education at Rosalind Franklin University: 

Lessons learned from building an IP culture and community

April 1, 2022 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT 

A confirmation is sent immediately upon registration with the virtual link for the day of the event, if you do not receive it, please contact us at iomcstaff@iomc.org. 

Complimentary - Open to all  

The Institute of Medicine of Chicago is pleased to host The Intersection of Education and Community Engagement with Rosalind Franklin University. This is a four-session series addressing interprofessional education, pathways to health careers, the intersectionality of education and community engagement with in-depth research, and the pursuit of achieving health equity.  Over 20 speakers are involved in the full series. 

Multiple Virtual Sessions 

Interprofessional Collaborative practice is viewed as an essential element to improve health and wellness, patient and professional satisfaction, and the delivery of safe patient care.  With a mission to serve humanity through the interprofessional education of health and biomedical professionals, Rosalind Franklin University (RFU) is recognized as a national leader in interprofessional healthcare education (IPE).  This session will highlight lessons learned from nearly two decades of building a collaborative IP culture designed to improve patient care and address the community needs. 

Learning Objectives

By attending this session, you will:

  • Identify important outcomes and processes to consider when building a culture of interprofessionalism and collaboration within an academic healthcare setting
  • Explore the impact of interprofessional education and collaboration on the future healthcare workforce and communities they serve
  • Describe future trends in healthcare delivery and models of interprofessional education


Host: Pat Merryweather-Arges, MA, Executive Director, Project Patient Care; and Programs Committee Co-Chair, and Billings Fellow, IOMC

Moderator and Session Leader: Dr. James Carlson, PhD, PA-C, CHSE-A, Vice President for Interprofessional Education and Simulation at Rosalind Franklin University and an Associate Professor in the College of Health Professions and College of Medicine

Sarah Garber, PhD, Professor and Director of Interprofessional Studies in the College of Pharmacy at Rosalind Franklin University

Bob Intine, PhD, Associate Vice President for Academic and Faculty Affairs at Rosalind Franklin University

Wendy Rheault, PhD, PT, FASAHP, FNAP, DipACLM, President and CEO of Rosalind Franklin University

This program is supported by The Portes Foundation in memory of Dr. Les Sandlow, MD, Chicago Medical School. 

CEU 1.0  hour

Join us for the additional programs in the four-session series... 

April 8, 2022

Addressing Health Equity through Community Engagement: Education, Outreach and Partnerships

April 22, 2022 

Leveraging the power of research to improve community health and wellness 

April 29, 2022 

Building networks to solve critical nursing workforce needs in the greater Chicago metropolitan region

Continuing Education Credit

In support of improving patient care, Rush University Medical Center is jointly accredited by the:

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy

Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Rush University Medical Center designates this live course for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA

Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC Credit Designation Nurses

The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.0 contact hours.

This activity is being presented without bias and without commercial support.

APA Credit Designation Psychology

Rush University designates this live course for 1.0 Continuing Education credit(s) in psychology.

Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge-based CPE activity for 1.0 contact hours for pharmacists.

Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000272), occupational therapy,respiratory therapy, social work (159.001203), nutrition, and speech-audiology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.

Rush University designates this live course for 1.0 Continuing Education credit(s).


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