Tackling the Imperative: Moving interprofessional education from the periphery to the core

What a fantastic response to the Academy's first AoME Insights event 'Tackling the imperative: moving interprofessional education from the periphery to the core.  We were pleased to see so many to hear a wide range of expertise from our panel members.  

This symposium focused on: the priorities for supporting and imrpoving education for interprofessional working within healthcare; latest thinking on what strategic support is necessary; how regulators, employers, professional organisations and educators themselves can collaborate to move the agenda forward; what is needed in the wake of COvid-19 pandemic, which has put such pressure on healthcare education environments.  

If you were not able to join us live on the 23 November 2021, you can catch up with the recording below.  Panel members have also made their slides available, please click the titles below to access the relevant slides.   

Welcome and introductory remarks 

John Jenkins, Honorary Professor, RCSI Healthcare University

Why is working interprofessionally not an EPA and what is the alternative?  

Olle ten Cate, Professor of Medical Education, Scientific Director of Education, Senior Scientist at the Utrecht Center for Research and Development of Health Professions Education, University Medical Center Utrecht


Interprofessional Education and UK Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE) – Working Together to Advance Interprofessional Learning 

Liz Anderson, Lead for Patient Safety and Interprofessional Education, Leicester Medical School; National Teaching Fellow and Joint Chair CAIPE


The work of the PSA in promoting interprofessional collaboration 

Douglas Bilton, Assistant Director of Standards and Policy, Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care

The role of the regulator in promoting interprofessional learning that supports multi-disciplinary working 

Anne Trotter, Assistant Director: Education and Standards, Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

What do interprofessional educators need to help them work collaboratively? 

Alison Bullock, Professor of Medical and Dental Education at Cardiff University, School of Social Sciences and, since 2009, Director of the Cardiff Unit for Research and Evaluation in Medical and Dental Education


Academy of Medical Educators Professional Standards 

Julie Browne, Deputy-Chair, Academy of Medical Educators


Panel discussion and questions 

Derek Gallen, Professor Emeritus, President of the Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME), education lead for Medics Academy

Click here for full biographies of the speakers.