Interprofessional Education and Practice: Exploring the Interprofessional Evidence Base

June 20
UCSF Library, Room CL-221/222
530 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco CA


Interprofessional Education and Practice Series
Exploring the Interprofessional Evidence Base

Led by:

Scott Reeves, PhD
Director, UCSF Center for Innovation in Interprofessional Education
Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences

Jane Hawgood, MSW
Clinical Social Worker
Parnassus Adult In-patient Palliative Care Service

As interprofessional activities continue to expand, repeated calls have been voiced about the evidence base upon which it rests. Drawing upon systematic review work, this workshop examines the strength of the evidence for both interprofessional education and practice. 

During this workshop, participants will:

  • Participate in an interactive presentation outlining the nature of published evidence for interprofessional education and practice.
  • Engage in small group exercise which considers the nature of published research evidence as well as their own experiential evidence about interprofessional education and practice
  • Undertake a large group for discussion on the nature of evidence in the interprofessional field.

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Outline the nature of the evidence base for interprofessional education and practice.
  • Identify the strengths and limitations of the interprofessional evidence base.

This workshop is one in a 12-part series covering fundamental issues in interprofessional education and practice. Workshops need not be taken in sequence.


The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The UCSF School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of two AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.
The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

Course No. MGR13075