Centre for Interprofessional Education (IPE) - Membership Program

Membership for the Centre for Interprofessional Education (IPE) is free for those that are interested in promoting and enhancing IPE through facilitation, professional development, research, and education leadership. Centre for IPE 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 IPE Membership offers benefits such as:

A platform for networking with colleagues in the areas of interprofessional education, interprofessional care, research, and professional development
An opportunity to enhance facilitation and teaching skills through IPE learning activities
An opportunity to participate in Centre for IPE working groups and committees
Bursary opportunities for interprofessional programs and conferences i.e. Collaborating Across Borders
Invitation to events sponsored by the Centre for IPE

Membership Categories

There are four categories of membership: General Member, Research Member, Educator Member, and Associate Member.

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General Member

General Members are faculty, educators, practitioners, students, and administrators interested in staying informed and learning about the Centre for IPE and what the IPE community at a local, national, and international level is involved with.

Join the Centre’s subscriber list to stay informed and become a General Member now!

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Educator Member

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.

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Research Member

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 Centre for IPE 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 Centre for IPE Members.

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Associate Member

The Associate Member category is an invited designation from the Centre for Interprofessional Education (CIPE), 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 CIPE 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 CIPE as an Associate Member. No application process is involved.

Questions regarding membership any other Centre for IPE programs can be directed to: