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Welcome to the School of Health Sciences Interprofessional Health Education Center (IHEC)

    The purpose of the website is to provide a place for Interprofessional Education (IPE) communication, resources, information sharing, etc.

    The function of the IHEC includes:

  • Coordinate and support for USD interprofessional health education
  • Educate and train scholars, faculty, students and community partners in the areas of interprofessional education and educational scholarship
  • Provide opportunities for research and the dissemination of scholarly information in Interprofessional Education (IPE)
  • Provide workshops, seminars, mentorship and training in the area related to IPE and interprofessional collaborative health care
  • Support the goals of the South Dakota Interprofessional Practice and Education Collaborative (SD-IPEC) to "foster an atmosphere of creative dialogue to facilitate the growth of Interprofessional activities between education, practice and community”
  • Provide opportunities for interprofessional collaborative health care practice for faculty and students in Health Affairs (HA)