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Interprofessional Practice and Education (IPE) Funding Application

FY 2025 Application Now Available Heading link

Interprofessional Practice and Education (IPE) is developing rapidly at UI Health, which includes the seven health science colleges, the University of Illinois Hospital and the federally qualified Mile Square Health Center locations. UIC’s IPE mission is to create transformational change in health professions education and health care service delivery by delivering evidence-based learning experiences that build collaborative competence and foster interprofessional scholarship and collaborative practice across academic programs, clinical services and community partners with focused attention to the pressing needs of underserved individuals and populations.

A limited amount of FY 2025 funding is now available to support UI Health faculty and staff for innovations that:

  • Provide educational learning experiences that promote competence in interprofessional collaborative practice across the seven health science colleges at UIC.
  • Implement or enhance interprofessional collaborative practice to achieve improvements in health professions education and health care delivery at UI Health.
  • Develop initiatives that can be shared and replicated by others at UI Health and the community.
  • Engage UI Health in Interprofessional learning experiences based on principles of adult learning, team science, social determinants of health, patient centered care, and population health.
  • Embed interprofessional learning in the clinical learning environment.

The application for FY2025 funding opened on March 1, 2024 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the funds are allocated. Please reach out to Ami Shah ( if there are any questions.

Supporting documents for the application include:

Applicant Information


Project Information

18 months maximum

Proposal Narrative

Please describe the proposed project and the education objectives that will be addressed including a description of the number of learners impacted and the format of the learning activities for which support is requested (500 words maximum).
List the specific goals of the proposal and what outcomes will be improved. Please describe how the accomplishment of these goals will help the University advance IPE at UI Health (500 words maximum).
Please list all team members, respective roles, and qualifications (500 words maximum).
Please describe how the outcomes will be measured and indicate the measurement tools (500 words maximum).
Please outline milestones for the duration of the proposed project (250 words maximum).
Please describe how the project outcomes will be shared with the UI Health campus and or other relevant stakeholders (500 words maximum).
F. Budget Summary(Required)
Please provide the following costs for each budget category.
Personnel (salary and fringe benefits)
Other Direct Costs (office operations, travel, etc.)
Purchased Services (consultant or contract costs)
Indirect costs (related administrative expenses)
Please provide a brief explanation for the requested budget items (250 words maximum).
Please attach letter(s) of support from a Department Head, Administrator or Dean stating support for the proposal including the faculty or staff effort being directed toward this project and verifying any other support for the program that will be provided.
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    Please complete the attached budget template for the funding period requested (modify as needed).
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