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2024 Interprofessional Summer Shadowing Program

The interprofessional shadowing program provides students from UIC's health science colleges with a broad perspective of the roles of health professionals in different settings at UI Health. Through the shadowing sessions, students will observe practitioner interactions with patients and other team members to better understand:

  1. The roles of various healthcare professions in optimizing patient care.
  2. Practices for collaboration, teamwork, and patient safety.
  3. The facilitators and barriers of interprofessional patient care.

About the Program

  • The program will take place from June 10 - July 26.
  • Shadow up to 6 clinicians over 7 weeks.
  • You'll have a chance to shadow: Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Social Work.
  • Participate in group debriefs on interprofessional collaboration.

To Apply

Please fill out this short application:


Please contact Ami Shah at