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Our Grantees

Across the Foundation’s priority areas, our grantees are working to improve the health of the public through innovative research and programs.  The Foundation awards up to 40 grants on a rotating schedule each year.

Collaborating Across Borders V

Theme: Interprofessional Education and Teamwork

Institution: University of Minnesota

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $15,000

Grant Awarded: June 2015

Principal Investigator: Barbara Brandt, PhD

This award supports Collaborating Across Borders V, the signature interprofessional education and collaborative practice conference for North America. The conference brings together practitioners, researchers, academics, health and education policy makers, learners, and patient organizations to discuss advancements in interprofessional education, leadership, practice, and policy. The themes for this year’s conference include: new approaches to collaborative learning and practice; learner, patient or client, caregiver, and community voices; interprofessional collaboration across the continuum of care; integrating theory, frameworks, models, and evidence into IPE and collaborative practice; impact of organizational context; and unintended outcomes and unconventional partnerships.