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Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education, Research, and Practice


About the Center

As the coordinating body for Interprofessional Education (IPE) at the University of Washington, the Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education, Research and Practice (CHSIE) is dedicated to transforming practice by furthering collaboration between the healthcare professions. The Center’s core faculty, staff and partners represent disciplines across the health sciences, who are passionate about advancing interprofessional teamwork to improve patient safety and quality in healthcare.


The Center supports innovative and sustainable interprofessional education, research and collaborative practice for students, educators, researchers, clinicians and patients at the University of Washington, together with local, regional, and national partners.

Core Services Offered

  • IPE Core Curriculum for UW Health Sciences pre-licensure students and trainees
  • UW Health Sciences Service Learning Outreach Programs (i.e., Health Science Common Book, Mobile Health Outreach Van Program, and the Listening Project)
  • Team training and consultation for health research & clinical teams across the WWAMI region
  • Free Online Training & Resources:
    • Toolkits: Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure (APT); Team Writing; Ambulatory Care Nursing for Educators; Faculty Development IPE Training
    • Self-paced modules: Interprofessional Preceptor Training; Ambulatory Care Nursing Modules (i.e., telehealth, population health, health equity, etc.)
    • Simulation materials: Simulation Training Toolkit & Teaching with Simulation Lessons

Reporting Structure

Chair, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems

Related UW Entities

School of Dentistry
Health Sciences Library
School of Medicine
School of Public Health
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