The Interprofessional Education (IPE) program at the University
of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a campus-wide curriculum that integrates
preclinical and clinical training for health profession students. A leading
reason students elect to attend CU Anschutz, the IPE program prepares graduates
to practice collaboratively while improving patient safety and health outcomes.
Learn more about the IPE program, and the innovative ways it is shaping
The Frontier Center
The CU School of Dental Medicine not only participates in the IPE program, the school created the Frontier Center to provide collaborative education in oral health. The Frontier Center, made possible by a gift from the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation, is part of a unique approach where dental students help educate their peers in other health professions about the importance of oral health and the connection with overall health. Learn more about the Frontier Center.
The University of Colorado School of Dental
Medicine received the Outstanding Innovation Award by an Academic
Dental Institution as a part of the 2013 William J. Gies Awards for
Vision, Innovation and Achievement. Only one dental
school is selected each year for this honor.
The CU School of Dental Medicine was recognized for the development of an innovative interprofessional
curriculum that prepares graduates for future team-based practice, and
provides a model for other dental institutions embracing interprofessional education programs. View the full story.