Mischler IPE Scholarship
Elaine Mischler MD Interprofessional Education Scholarship
Dr. Mischler has been a physician executive, clinician, teacher, author, speaker, and researcher in academic, community health organizations, health benefits administration and managed health care for over 30 years. She was professor of pediatrics at two medical Schools, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for 20 years, and the Medical College of Wisconsin for 3 years. She then moved into industry designing disease managements/population health programs for self-funded employers.
Dr. Mischler has generously provided the UW CIPE with an IPE Scholarship fund for one or two or a team of two professional students in a health/social-related program to complete an immersion experience (called project) to learn more and contribute to interprofessional team-based practice, education, and research.
Professional students in all health/social-related programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are eligible to apply. Students must be in good standing and committed to spend a minimum of 60 hours over 1-2 semesters on the project.
To Learn more about the Scholarship, please review the Application Guidelines Here.
To Apply, please complete the Online Application.
Dr. Mischler generously provided the UW CIPE with an IPE Scholarship fund, and the first recipients were chosen in December.
UW CIPE Knowledge Exchange Series (KES) Program
UW CIPE Interprofessional Knowledge Exchange Series (KES) Program
In an effort to facilitate interprofessional dialogue and discussion at UW–Madison and its clinical/community partners, UW CIPE has developed the Interprofessional Knowledge Exchange Series (KES) program. The program highlights invited expert panels from different professions/programs to share and engage the audience in an interprofessional conversation around a selected subject matter. The KES topics are chosen based on the suggestions and/or the needs of our population, which include students, faculty, staff, clinicians, and community partners. We welcome your suggestions for our future KES sessions. Please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with your topic suggestions.
Spring 2022 KES Events
Reckoning with our History in the Health Sciences: Perspectives from the UW – Madison Public History Project - A UW CIPE Knowledge Exchange Series (KES)
UW CIPE is pleased to invite students, faculty, staff, and practitioners to this important Knowledge Exchange Series (KES) examining the history of bias and exclusionary practices among the health sciences here at UW – Madison. Please join us for this fascinating discussion about our history and how we have opportunities to still disrupt now and in the future.
Date and Time: Tuesday, April 26, 2022, from 5:00pm-6:30pm
Location: Virtual (via Zoom)
RSVP here by April 20, 2022
• Kacie Lucchini Butcher, Public History Project Director
• Richard Barajas, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, School of Veterinary Medicine
• Shiva Bidar-Sielaff, UW Health Vice President/Chief Diversity Officer, SMPH Associate Dean for Diversity & Equity Transformation
• Mel Freitag, PhD, Diversity & Inclusion Officer, School of Nursing
• Lisa Imhoff, MSSW, LCSW, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, School of Pharmacy
• Kacie Lucchini Butcher, Public History Project Director
• Describe the UW – Madison Public History Project and the research related to the Health Science Programs.
• Examine why our history of exclusionary practices matters now and in the future.
• Practice critical reflection on our history of exclusionary practices as it still presents today and how we can disrupt.
Students, faculty, staff, practitioners, and administrators from cross health and social sciences programs/professions are encouraged to participate!
Fall 2021 KES Events
UW CIPE Knowledge Exchange Series (KES) on Sustainability and One Health: An Interprofessional Approach to Addressing Our Climate Crisis
Monday, November 8, 2021 from 5:30pm-6:45pm via Zoom
The session will address the question of how health professionals can take an interprofessional approach to addressing the climate crisis. In particular, we will be discussing the concept of One Health -- people, plants, animals and our shared environment – and how we can be formidable advocates for change through education and action.
• Examine the effect of our health care system on the growing climate crisis.
• Describe the One Health concept and how it can be put into action.
• Discover how an interprofessional approach can impact the carbon footprint of health care through education, advocacy, and personal actions.
5:45pm-6:05pm: Panel Discussion with Hannah Sherfinski (Panel Moderator)
6:05pm-6:25pm: Interprofessional Small Group Discussions
• Personal Responsibility for Sustainability
• Calls to Action
6:25pm-6:45pm: Large Group Debrief
• Debrief from Small Group Discussions
• Shared Calls to Action
• Final Q+A
• Wrap up
Medical Students for a Sustainable Future Leader
UW-Madison 2024 MD-MPH Candidate
• Katherine Collins, MS, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, FNP-BC, Clinical Assistant Professor, UW-Madison School of Nursing
• Andrea Hicks, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Hanson Family Fellow in Sustainability, UW-Madison Director of Sustainability Education and Research
• Kurt Sladky, MS, DVM, Dipl. ACZM, Dipl. ECZM (Zoo Health Management), Dipl. ECZM (Herpetology), Clinical Professor, Zoological Medicine/Special Species Health, Department of Surgical Sciences, UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine
• Michel Wattiaux, PhD, Professor in Dairy Systems Management, Director of the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS), UW-Madison
• Karin Zuegge, MD, Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine and Public Health, UW Health Medical Director of Sustainability
Fall 2020 KES Events
Interprofessional Knowledge Exchange Series on Diabetes: Blood Sugar Rising Panel Discussion
The UW CIPE, in collaboration with UW SMPH Academic Affairs, is pleased to announce the new date for the Interprofessional Knowledge Exchange session on diabetes. The KES Blood Sugar Rising Panel Discussion will be hosted on November 19th from 4:00 pm-5:30 pm using Zoom. This is a free event and is open to all students, faculty, staff, clinicians and community partners.
Please RSVP at www.cipe.wisc.edu/kes-bsr-paneldiscussion by Nov 16th.
Our panelists for this event include:
• Dawn Belt Davis, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Director of Research, Director, UW–Madison Comprehensive Diabetes Center, Department of Medicine - Division of Endocrinology; Section Chief, Endocrinology, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
• Gwen Klinkner, DNP, RN, BC-ADM, CDCES, Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist, UW Health
• Sarah Kruger, DNP, RN, Professor Emeritus, UW-Madison School of Nursing
• Eva M. Vivian, PharmD, PhD, MS, CDCES, BC-ADM, FADCES, Professor (CHS), UW–Madison, School of Pharmacy
• Denise L Walbrandt Pigarelli, PharmD, BC-ADM, RPh, B.S. Pharm, Associate Professor (CHS), Chair, School of Pharmacy Curriculum Committee
• Rene Walters, MS, CDE, RDN-CD, Diabetes Supervisor, Endocrinology-West Clinic
KES - Interprofessional Team-Based Care: An Interactive Virtual Workshop for UW-Madison Pre-Health Students
UW CIPE, in collaboration with the Center for Pre-Health Advising (CPHA) and our program/schools partners (from Genetic Counseling, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, and Physical Therapy) hosted a virtual interactive workshop for pre-health students at UW-Madison on October 21st from 4-5 pm using Zoom. The workshop featured an introduction to IPE, panelists opening remarks, small- and large-group case-based discussions about interprofessional team-based care, and a final panel discussion (Q&A with panelists). More than 30 students participated in this workshop.
The following panelists included:
• Genetic Counseling: April Hall, PhD, MS, CGC - Genetic Counselor; Associate Director of Research; Member, Admissions Committee, UW–Madison Genetic Counseling Training Program
• Medicine: Mary McSweeney, MD - Associate Professor CHS; Assistant Dean for MD Admissions
• Nursing: Valerie Thomas, BS, MN, RN, CNL - Doctor of Nursing Practice Student-Adult/Gerontological Acute Care
• Occupational Therapy: Alexia Rebne, OTD, MS, OTR/L - Admissions Coordinator; Clinical Instructor, UW–Madison OT Program; OT Practitioner SSM Health
• Pharmacy: Susanne Barnett, PharmD, BCPS - Associate Professor of Pharmacy; Co-Director of Interprofessional Education, UW–School of Pharmacy; Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Pharmacist, Madison VA
• Physical Therapy: Amy Schubert, DPT - Physical Therapist; Director of Admissions and Faculty Associate, UW-Madison DPT Program
• Physical Therapy: Deonna Suiter, PTA - Clinical Education Assistant, UW–Madison DPT Program
UW CIPE would like to thank the student participants, the panelists, the planning team, and the CPHA for their participation, contribution, and collaboration in this KES session.
KES – Exclusive Screening of the Born to Be Documentary Event
UW CIPE, in collaboration with its partners (UW SMPH Academic Affairs, Interprofessional Health Council (IPHC), UW School of Veterinary Medicine and UW School of Medicine and Public Health’s One Health organizations, and the UW School of Pharmacy’s Pharmacy Global Health Interest Group) hosted the exclusive screening of the Born To Be documentary from October 10-21) with eight virtual viewing parties and a final Interprofessional Panel Discussion on October 22nd from 4:30-6:00pm using Zoom. The Panel Discussion was hosted with the participation of five subject-matter experts listed below. More than 80 people participated in either the viewing parties or the panel discussion session. The panel discussion was moderated by Brittney Moore, a DVM Candidate and IPHC Treasurer.
• Jay Botsford - UW–Madison Learning Communities for Institutional Change and Excellence
• Katherine Charek Briggs - UW–Madison Gender and Sexuality Campus Center
• Alan Irgang, LCSW - UW–Madison School of Social Work
• Patrick Kelly, MD - UW–Madison University Health Services
• Marie Moser, PharmD - Outpatient Mental Health, William S. Middleton Memorial Veteran’s Hospital
The Born to Be documentary explores the Mount Sinai Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery – where, for the first time ever, all transgender and gender non-conforming people have access to quality transition-related health and surgical care.
UW CIPE would like to thank the participants, the panelists, the moderator, the planning team, and the partners for their participation, contribution, and collaboration in KES: Born to Be Documentary event.