Countdown to HPE Day 2020

Free registration is now open for U-M’s 6th annual Health Professions Education Day, April 14, 2020

For over half a decade, HPE Day at U-M has annually brought together health education scholars, researchers, practitioners, and students. The day is a much-appreciated opportunity to share best practices and explore opportunities for collaboration and innovation. To ensure that everyone has a chance to partake in all aspects of this interprofessional event (which will be on April 14, 2020), we share this info:

Registration Is Now Open!

Not only does HPE Day include great opportunities to rub elbows and have substantive conversations with everyone from early-career scholars to deans and directors, but registrants also get free lunch and refreshments. Register now (free)

#UMHPEDay Who, What, and When

HPE Day aims to spark interprofessional collaboration, networking, and inspiration for future educational innovations, research and practice across the health professions schools at the University of Michigan. The 2020 keynote speaker will be Elena Umland, PharmD, associate provost for interprofessional practice and education and co-director of the Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. The 6th Annual Health Professions Education Day will be Tuesday, April 14, from 8am – 1pm at the Michigan League. 

New this Year: Afternoon Skills-Building Workshop

Block your calendars for 1-3pm on HPE Day if you are interested in building skills around IPE. Details to come soon.

Center for IPE Award Nominations Now Open

The 2nd annual call for nominations of U-M students and faculty for the Awards for IPE Innovation and Excellence are now open. The deadline for nominations is February 24, 2020 at 12 noon EST.  Presentation of the awards will again take place at a brief ceremony during HPE Day. 


More HPE Day Resources and Info

  • Subscribe: Sign up for the HPE Day mailing list
  • Revisit: Photos and info from 2019 HPE Day.
  • Contact: 
  • HPE Day is sponsored by: U-M Department of Learning Health Sciences at the Medical School, Center for IPE, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, Office of Academic Innovation.
  • Poster Reminder: To everyone whose poster was accepted, note a PDF must be submitted by March 30. If you have questions, contact