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Interprofessional Collaborative Practice

Office of Interprofessional Education

Program Description

This series of digital badges leads to a micro-credential recognizing the development of the interprofessional education core competencies (IPEC). This program is open to UB students enrolled in a participating health professions program, listed under special requirements. This program will help to distinguish you as an interprofessional collaborative health care practitioner.

Program Contact

Patricia Ohtake
7201 Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
955 Main St.
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: 716-829-4346


  • Professional

Who is Eligible

  • Current UB Students Only

Credit or Non-Credit

  • For Credit

Instruction Method

  • Hybrid (some of the micro-credential requirements can be fulfilled online)

Time to Completion

  • More Than Three Semesters

Skills Obtained*

  • Oral/Written Communication
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork/Collaboration

Special Requirements

This program is open to UB students enrolled in one of the following professional health care programs: athletic training, dietetics, dental medicine, health law, health care management, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, public health and social work.