2020 Interprofessional Symposium - Better Together: Building Interprofessional Bridges

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Annual CIPES Interprofessional Symposium with sessions over 3 days, celebrating Interprofessional Healthcare and exploring how Interprofessional Teams are improving healthcare at UAB and across our community. 

Streaming link will be provided after registration.


Wednesday, July 22nd – 9 am -11:30 am

Virtual Poster Session

Thursday, July 23rd – 1 pm - 4 pm

1pm – 2 pm   Carol Durham “Noticing, Team Activation & Impact on Patient Safety”

2:05 pm – 3 pm   Michael Saag “COVID:  From (My) Bedside to the Clinic and back to the Bedside (someone else!)”           

3:05-4 pm  Fredrick van Pelt, David McCollum, Carletta Dobbins; Katherine Meese; Kristen Noles, Telemedicine Virtual 3-D around  COVID-19 “A Universal Systems Approach: Optimizing and Understanding the Adoption of Technology During the COVID Crisis”

(Poster voting open until midnight)

Friday, July 24th 9 am - 12 pm

9-9:10 am   Opening Remarks – Provost (Dr. Benoit)          

9:10-10 am   Anthony Hood “Psychological Safety: A Prerequisite for Effective Interprofessional Collaboration”           

10:05 – 10:30am   Poster Awards, Acknowledgement of 2019 IP Leadership Fellows, Introduction of New IP Leadership Fellows

10:30 – 11 am  Alum/Student stories from the Front Line (Lisa Shakun, Whitney Turner, MD)

11:05 am – 12pm   Chad Epps “Simulation Enhanced Interprofessional Education – What’s Now and What’s Next.”

Friday, July 24, 2020 at 9:00am to 12:00pm

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