Centre for Advancing Collaborative Healthcare & Education (CACHE) - Membership Program
Membership for the Centre for Advancing Collaborative Healthcare & Education (CACHE) is free for those that are interested in promoting and enhancing IPE through facilitation, professional development, research, and education leadership. CACHE members will build on the successes of the Centre through engagement, collaborative partnerships, deepening and extending leadership and support in interprofessional education, research, and practice.
Centre for Advancing Collaborative Healthcare & Education (CACHE) Membership offers benefits such as:
There are four categories of membership: General Member, Research Member, Educator Member, and Associate Member.
General Members are faculty, educators, practitioners, students, and administrators interested in staying informed and learning about CACHE and what the IPE community at a local, national, and international level is involved with.
Educator Members are facilitators who play an integral role in engaging and advancing educational practices within IPE/C which could include curriculum planning, teaching, program development, program evaluation, and/or professional development.
Research Members are Scientists and Researchers who play an integral role in developing collaborative research partnerships and scholarly work. Research Members are expected to participate in programs of research that advance knowledge relevant to interprofessional education and collaboration through mutual research collaborations with other CACHE Members. Research Members may serve as principal investigators or co-investigators in programs of research that broadly advance the mission of the Centre. Membership for Research Members will be granted on the basis of sustained participation in research relevant to IPE, as well as sustained collaborations with other CACHE Members.
The Associate Member category is an invited designation from the Centre for Advancing Collaborative Healthcare & Education (CACHE), in recognition of an individual's leadership and scholarship contribution to the fields of interprofessional education and/or team-based care. Individuals with demonstrated collaboration with the CACHE for a minimum of five years, and who through their work have advanced and cultivated system change in education, research and/or practice will be invited to join the CACHE as an Associate Member. No application process is involved.