Frederick Chen MD, MPH, is Senior Advisor to the Bureau of Health Professions in the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The bureau supports a wide-range of training programs and curricular innovations for health professions students and practitioners, with the ultimate goal of improving access to health care. HRSA recently selected the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center to lead a new coordinating center for interprofessional education and collaborative practice.
Since 1930, the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation has worked to improve health in the United States. To understand how we’ve carried out that mission and our impact over the last 82 years, we’ve published a history of the Macy Foundation.
Interprofessional education has been flourishing over the past five years. George E. Thibault, MD, president of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, describes through his guest editorial in the Journal of Interprofessional Care where IPE stands in the Unites States today.