The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) and the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) are pleased to announce that applications for 2019 Public Health Excellence in Interprofessional Education Collaborative Award will open at 12:00 p.m. Eastern on Monday, September 10, 2018. The third USPHS IPEC Award will showcase interprofessional efforts to positively impact community health.
One overall National Awardee will be selected and receive their award at the June 2019 IPEC Council Meeting in Washington, DC. The winning team will receive a $2,000 stipend. A webinar series or continuing education publication will be developed from the selected project/topic areas. Additionally, five honorable mentions will be invited to attend the Summer 2019 Council Meeting in order to receive their certificates and to give poster presentations on their projects.
All awardees will be featured on the IPEC website, promoted across partner websites, highlighted through social media campaigns, and recognized throughout IPEC member communications.
The deadline for submissions is 5:00 p.m. Eastern on Friday, February 1, 2019. Applicants will receive notification emails by Friday, March 15, 2019.
Full criteria and application instructions can be found on the USPHS IPEC Award website.