You are invited to submit your research for possible inclusion in the 2017 Interprofessional Education Summit.

The 6th Annual Interprofessional Practice and Education Summit is focused on interprofessional, high performance innovation teams in health. Innovation teams can include teams charged with creating innovation for an organization, for an education program, or may include practice teams that are innovating the way in which collaborative practice is operationalized to ensure quality patient outcomes. You are invited to submit abstracts for break out presentations or poster sessions about high performance teams.

Abstracts for consideration may focus on research, practice, or education and need to fit into the following types of presentations :

  • Podium (single abstract with one or more presenters)
  • Symposia (three abstracts exploring different aspects of the same topic presented together as one breakout session)
  • Poster

Abstracts for the podium, symposia, or posters must address one of the following topics:

  • Innovative research about high performance teams
  • Innovative high performance practice teams that address the Triple Aim and population health
  • Innovative learning experiences and curriculum that transforms interprofessional education and leads to team ready students and practitioners.

Abstracts for student posters must address one of the following topics:

  • Clinical or field work experience with a high performing team
  • Patient care need that requires a high performance team
  • Student perspectives on interprofessional education and practice for developing high performance teams

To be considered for the conference include the specified subheadings in your abstract.

For Research Studies:

  • Background
  • Purpose of the research regarding high performance teams
  • Research Design
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion/Recommendations

For Practice Models and Education:

  • Background
  • Purpose and objectives of the presentation
  • Description of the high performing team, team based model, or education that develops high performing teams
  • Implementation strategies
  • Outcomes or Program evaluation
  • Recommendations

For Student Posters:

  • Introduction and background
  • Thesis statement
  • Description of problem and/or experience with a high performance team
  • Supporting literature
  • Recommendations
  • Conclusions

Abstracts (presentations and posters): Limited to 300 words and must include the following subheadings:

  • Background
  • Purpose
  • Description of the interprofessional patient centered team based model, innovation
  • Implementation strategies
  • Outcomes or Program evaluation
  • Recommendations

The presentations are 60 minutes. Those accepted for posters need to be present with their posters during specified times during the Summit. The abstract format for the presentations and posters is the same, based on the type of submission.

Deadline for submissions, January 17, 2017

Submit your paper or presentation