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Interprofessional Practice and Education (IPE) Funding Application

Interprofessional Practice and Education (IPE) is developing rapidly at UI Health, which includes the seven health science colleges, the University of Illinois Hospital and the federally qualified Mile Square Health Center locations. UIC’s IPE mission is to create transformational change in health professions education and health care service delivery by delivering evidence-based learning experiences that build collaborative competence and foster interprofessional scholarship and collaborative practice across academic programs, clinical services and community partners with focused attention to the pressing needs of underserved individuals and populations.

A limited amount of funding is available to support UI Health faculty and staff who:

  • Provide educational learning experiences that promote competence in interprofessional collaborative practice across the seven health science colleges at UIC.
  • Implement or enhance interprofessional collaborative practice to achieve improvements in health professions education and health care delivery at UI Health.
  • Develop initiatives that can be shared and replicated by others at UI Health and the community.
  • Engage UI Health student and staff populations about IPE founded on principles of adult learning, team science, patient centered care and population health.
  • Embed interprofessional practices at the University of Illinois Hospital and federally qualified health centers.

Attachments for the application include:

Application Instructions

Budget template


Note: All funds have been expended and we will no longer be accepting applications for FY 2022. We will begin soliciting applications in FY 2023. 

  • Applicant Information

  • Project Information

  • 18 months maximum
  • Proposal Narrative

  • Please describe the proposed project, the problem that will be addressed, and the methods and activities for which support is requested (500 words maximum).
  • List the specific goals of the proposal and what outcomes will be improved. Please describe how the accomplishment of these goals will help the University advance IPE at UI Health (500 words maximum).
  • Please list all team members, respective roles, and qualifications (500 words maximum).
  • Please describe how the outcomes will be measured and indicate the measurement tools (500 words maximum).
  • Please outline milestones for the duration of the proposed project (250 words maximum).
  • Personnel (salary and fringe benefits)Other Direct Costs (office operations, travel, etc.)Purchased Services (consultant or contract costs)Indirect costs (related administrative expenses) 
    Please provide the following costs for each budget category.
  • Please provide a brief explanation for the requested budget items (250 words maximum).
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      Please attach letter(s) of support from a Department Head, Administrator or Dean stating support for the proposal including the faculty or staff effort being directed toward this project and verifying any other support for the program that will be provided.
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        Please complete the attached budget template for the funding period requested (modify as needed).