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Volunteers Needed!

The Carolina COVID-19 Student Service Corps is seeking volunteers to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 on campus this spring. The program is open to undergraduate and graduate students. Volunteers will work on various projects in the Carolina and Chapel Hill communities, including social media campaigns, student outreach, support at COVID-testing sites and contact tracing.

For more information about this important  initiative coordinated by the Office of IPEP,  please read this interview with Assistant Provost, Meg Zomorodi, and visit the Carolina CSSC tab on our website to sign up!

IPE Insights & Strategies from 2019 IPEC Leadership Program Alumni (ILDP) I Dec. 9th, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Free webinar on approaches to foster and support IPE

IPEC and the Academy for Advancing Leadership (AAL) present a FREE one-hour webinar featuring graduates from the 2019 IPEC ILDP cohort. Participants will gain specific ideas for how to implement campus-wide interprofessional education (IPE) in a way that is dynamic, collaborative, and mutually beneficial.

Panelists include:

  • Meg Zomorodi, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Marcia Nahikian-Nelms, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND, The Ohio State University
  • Karl Haden, PhD, Academy for Advancing Leadership (Moderator)


  • Describe interprofessional education for collaborative practice (IPECP) initiatives at UNC-Chapel Hill and OSU
  • Apply leadership strategies and techniques to effectively guide IPE change
  • List actionable ideas and lessons learned to enable IPE innovation and transformation

For registration information, click here: IPEC_Flyer_Webinar_20-12-09


COVID-19: Effects on Education, Health and Economic Welfare of Students and their Families

Sign up today to bring your thoughts, experiences, and observations to the discussion!
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2020 Business of Healthcare Conference I Nov 13th

The UNC Center for the Business of Health hosts the 2020 Business of Healthcare Conference on Nov 13th.

Better Together: Improving Interconnectivity in the Healthcare Ecosystem

Interconnectivity in the healthcare ecosystem is vital and determines life and death. In the US, the healthcare system faces uneven distribution of access and quality, ambiguity surrounding big data, misaligned incentives, and a broken supply chain. The global pandemic underscored the fragility of our system, but also the importance of global ties. It exemplified the need for further coordination between patients, providers, payers, innovators, manufacturers, and policy leaders. Join leaders to discuss the complexity of the healthcare ecosystem and how innovation and interconnectivity are necessary to build a more robust and flexible system.

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School 9th Annual Business of Healthcare Conference I Nov 8th, 2019

Join innovators, educators, industry leaders and policy experts to consider how we can improve the patient experience, increase access, reduce costs and improve overall healthcare delivery. For more information and to register, go here:



The Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice (OIPEP) supports a campus-wide initiative for the intentional integration of interprofessional learning and collaboration. The purpose of the Office is to design and support creative and meaningful ways to enhance student learning, build faculty scholarship and help departments meet accreditation goals.