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Building capacity in teamwork and collaboration—the science and art of working together effectively—is the cornerstone for innovation to drive excellence and transform healthcare locally, nationally, and globally for the purpose of optimizing the health of individuals, families, communities, and populations. This is the foundation for the Mission and Vision of the ASU Center for Advancing Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (CAIPER).

Our Mission

Reimagining team-ness through collaboration, innovation, and activation in healthcare and beyond. 

Our Vision

A humanistic, socially-aware and team-based healthcare workforce.

Here at CAIPER, we Collaborate, Innovate, and Activate


Engage diverse groups, organizations, and institutions to advance-energize-propel interprofessional practice, education, and research


Pioneer novel and forward-thinking research, programming, and interventions that drive the field of interprofessionalism into new and dynamic arenas


Identify and disseminate key scholarship and advancements in the field of interprofessionalism to spark and encourage curiosity, partnerships and community-building  

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