CAIPER reimagines teamwork and collaboration to transform healthcare.

We provide evidence-based strategies, training, and education to increase understanding of team collaboration and its impact on healthcare.



Engage diverse groups to advance interprofessional practice, education, and research


Pioneer novel and forward-thinking research, programming, and interventions


Identify and disseminate key scholarship and advancements in the field of interprofessionalism

From the Desk of CAIPER

The 10 on the Team
June 16, 2022

The 10 on the Team: Carlette Patterson

Carlette Patterson details the role of being “Agents for Change” when it comes to the Power of the Team, and how believing that team success is based on our commitment to being great teammates and honoring who we are, what we value, and sharing it with others.

April 1, 2022

It’s here! I-TEAM By Design™ - A NEW approach to enhance interpersonal skills in healthcare

After months of development, animating and building, CAIPER has officially launched its newest training – I-TEAM By Design™: Interprofessional Training in Empathy, Affect and Mindfulness.

The 10 on the Team
March 30, 2022

The 10 on the Team: Dr. Yun Kang

Dr. Yun Kang shares the importance of how mentoring is an integral part of a successful team and how it prepares for growth opportunities in the future.


December 9, 2021

New CAIPER Training to be Unveiled at the 2021 Collaboration For Compassion in Healthcare Education Conference

CAIPER Director, Dr. Barret Michalec, will be unveiling CAIPER’s newest program, I-TEAM By Design™: Interprofessional Training in Empathy, Affect and Mindfulness at this year's Collaboration For Compassion in Healthcare Education conference.

The 10 on the Team
November 18, 2021

The 10 on the Team: Charli Turner Thorne

Coach Charli Turner Thorne gives a glimpse into essential teamwork both on and off the court with her answers to, The 10 on the Team.

The 10 on the Team
September 27, 2021

The 10 on the Team: Athena Aktipis

The 10 on the Team premiere interview features author, professor and podcast host Athena Aktipis answering 10 questions about teams and teamwork through the lens of a theoretical evolutionary biologist and cancer biologist. 

May 24, 2021

Top 3 Things for an Interprofessional Social Media Presence

CAIPER Communications Program Coordinator, Jody Thompson, shares her insights on expanding and managing the Center's multiple social media websites with an interprofessional approach.


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CAIPER News & Events

May 24, 2022

Details announced for this year’s In-Person and Virtual Nexus Summit 2022

May 24, 2022

The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education will host this year’s in-person Nexus Summit August 20th – 23rd with additional virtual days on September 13th – 14th.