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Health Care Teams and Interprofessionalism

The silos in which professions have historically been educated, and practice, are a well-known obstacle to optimal integration. The movement toward team care through interprofessional education and practice (IPE/P) is reflected in numerous corrective measures and initiatives seek to foster the understanding and collaboration across all healthcare disciplines. These are key resources.

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Center for Optimal Integration

We CONVENE forums for exploring common issues and facilitate the sharing of 'found wisdom'.

Center for Optimal Integration: Glossary

We ADVOCATE for a health system that creates health by preparing individuals to be leaders in fostering the values, practices and disciplines associated with integrative health and medicine.

Center for Optimal Integration: Glossary

We EDUCATE by exposing stakeholders to current thought leaders in the field, and by aggregating and disseminating practical information on how to 'do' integration in health care.