About Us

IPE planning team

Who we are

The University of Kansas Medical Center is dedicated to providing a learning environment that is rich and well rounded to prepare students for practicing health-care delivery that is patient-centered and in a collaborative team environment.

The Center for Interprofessional Education and Simulation commitment is to promote collaboration between and with different health professions to prepare you for your future career in health care teams.

We are passionate about improving the quality of health care by providing learning experiences that emphasize the core competencies of building strong health care teams through teamwork, excellent interprofessional communication skills, capitalize on the unique roles and responsibilities of professions and highlighting the values and ethics necessary to provide patient-centered care.

Purpose of this site

This website is intended to be a resource for faculty and clinical educators and students.

  • For faculty and clinical educators: We will offer resources to connect you with IPE resources and tools to enhance your understanding of IPE techniques and research.
  • For students: We will include links to IPE events at the University of Kansas Medical Center available to learners and resources for you to learn more about IPE's overall focus in health care today.

Last modified: Apr 15, 2014
Contact Us
If you have questions or would like more information about the Center for Interprofessional Education and Simulation, contact Program Director Kristy Johnston at
913-588-1634 or
kjohnston3@kumc.edu.
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