Facilitating Interprofessional Learning from Design to Performance

Workshop Interprofessional Education Collaborative

Dr. Amy Blue

Dr. Amy Blue is the Assistant Provost at MUSC where she is responsible for the university’s interprofessional education initiative, Creating Collaborative Care. Dr. Blue holds a doctorate in Medical Anthropology from Case Western Reserve University and completed a NIMH Post-doctoral fellowship in Behavioral Science at the University of Kentucky. She has been involved in medical education for over 19 years. She has published several articles in the peer-reviewed literature regarding interprofessional education. Dr. Blue was a founding member of the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative, a collaborative for leaders in interprofessional education and practice, and is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Interprofessional Care. Dr. Blue served as a member of the Interprofessional Education Collaborative Expert Panel that wrote the Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Report in 2011.

August 21, 2012


11:00-12:00: Meet Amy Blue, Cahner's Lounge, Coffee & Snacks

12:00 - 1:00: Colloquium Lunch, Parker Pavilion 

1:00 - 3:00: Colloquium: Bringing "Interprofessional" Into the Classroom, WCHP Lecture Hall

3:00 - 5:00: Open House at Art Museum with Wine & Cheese


  • Describe how adult learning theories can be applied to interprofessional education
  • Identify strategies for integrating interprofessional learning in the classroom
  • Discuss types of activities to introduce interprofessional learning to students

August 22, 2012 - Small Group Intensive


8:30 - 9:00: Breakfast

9:00 - 12:00:  Facilitating Interprofessional Learning: From Design to Performance


  • Identify common instructional design issues related to interprofessional learning
  • Develop interprofessional learning activities based on adult learning theory
  • Describe effective behaviors for facilitating interprofessional groups of students
  • Demonstrate interprofessional collaborative teaching practices
  • Promote the value of interprofessional learning


Interprofessional Education Collaborative

11:00 AM5:00 PM
August 21, 2012 - Westbrook College of Health Professions Lecture Hall; August 22, 2012 - College of Pharmacy 028

Portland Campus

Free and open to the public