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Key IP Links

Interprofessional care aims to change the way the
healthcare system works by ensuring that health
caregivers work collaboratively to place patients
and families at the centre of the health-care system.
~ HealthForceOntario, 2006

Interprofessional Organizations

Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative (CIHC)
The national collaborative disseminates research, tools and strategies for educators and practitioners interested in the advancement of interprofessional learning and practice.

National Health Sciences Students' Association (NaHSSA)The first national interprofessional student association in the world, NaHSSA is a network of local university and college-based chapters that promote interprofessional education and practice within Canada.

The Northern Ontario Interprofessional Healthcare Students’ Association (NOIPHSA) This regional organization for health care students is committed to participating in interprofessional education and promoting IP learning among students in Northern Ontario.


Institutional Leaders

George Brown College 

McMaster University  

Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences 

University of Toronto 

University of Western Ontario 

Queen’s University 

Advancement of Interprofessional Education

Accreditation of Interprofessional Health Education (AIPHE)The partnership of Canadian organizations that accredit pre-licensure education for six health professions in Canada, including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy, social work, nursing and medicine.

Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC)
The national voice of Canada’s 17 faculties of medicine

Canadian Association of Continuing Health Education
CACHE draws together a spectrum of educators, administrators, and representatives from health care, academia and industry, all of whom contribute to the fabric of Canadian CHE.

Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative
A National Interprofessional Competency Framework

Health Force Ontario
Making Ontario the Employer of Choice in Health Care

Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council (HPRAC)
This Ontario agency provides policy advice to the Minister of Health and Long Term Care 





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