Interdisciplinary Programs at the
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Core Competencies for Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice. The national Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC), which consists of the AAMC, AACOM, AACN, AACP, ADEA, jointly sponsored an expert panel to recommend core competencies that would prepare learners in the six professions for interprofessional collaborative practice (PDF). The panel its recommendations are currently focused on the professions of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry and public health. IPEC looks forward to enlarging the circle of engagement with other health professions once the report is published.
Interdisciplinary Programs at OU Health Sciences Center
Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center. As noted on the Cancer Center's web site members of the Cancer Center include faculty from OU Health Sciences Center, OU Norman, OU Tulsa, Oklahoma State University and the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. These faculty conduct innovative and nationally-funded cancer research in the basic, clinical and population sciences. Regardless of discipline or home institution, all members of the Cancer Center share a common goal: reducing the morbidity and mortality caused by cancer in Oklahoma and beyond.
Center for Interdisciplinary Learning and Leadership. Oklahoma's federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) serves as the liaison between academic expertise and institutions of higher learning and service delivery systems to positively affect the lives of individuals with development disabilities and their families.
Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (CCAN). The CCAN organizes OUHSC's efforts in the treatment and prevention of child abuse and neglect.
Oklahoma LEND. An interdisciplinary leadership education program funded by the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. It is centered on the evidence-based principles of family centered services, interdisciplinary teaming, cultural competence, and inclusive practices.
Preparing Future Faculty. The preparing Future Faculty Program is a national movement to change the way aspiring faculty members are prepared for their careers. Our OUHSC program description and schedule is here. Additional information about the course can be found on the faculty development page.
Association for Prevention Teaching & Research (APTR) Team. OUHSC interdisciplinary team of faculty working to develop an interdisciplinary approach to research, training, and fall prevention in the elderly. Learn more about the national APTR organization here.
Education Grand Rounds (EGR) Team. An OUHSC interdisciplinary faculty team who perform needs assessment and select EGR topics for these monthly faculty development programs.