Proposals for Collaboration


Contact the Office of Interdisciplinary Programs

(405) 271-5557 x30674

2019-2020 Projects Announced

As of August 2019, we have awarded three projects so far.

  • Adapting to Health Change: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Age-Related Functional Changes
  • Interprofessional Leadership Education Medium-term LEND Elective Course
  • Interprofessional Perioperative Education

A few additional applications are still under consideration.  Have an idea for interprofessional programming?  Start working today on your proposal for 2020!

Request for Proposals

How can we increase or improve interdisciplinary/interprofessional collaboration at The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center?

The Interprofessional Educators & Practitioners Association (IEPA) is funding pilot-project proposals up to $4,000 to develop or expand interdisciplinary/interprofessional activities and programs.

What:     Develop your proposal for collaboration in a pilot project

Why:      Great opportunity to benefit from the structure and resources of the IEPA, including funding up to $4,000 to pilot your project

Who:      Must include three or more professions/disciplines, from two or more colleges. OU faculty and staff are encouraged to apply

When:    2020-2021 project applications are due June 15, 2020

Where:   Applications are posted to the IEPA website and submitted online

Review our Background Information to find out more about the work of the IEPA and our priorities for collaboration.


Application instructions and forms are posted in the left-hand column.

Application items to highlight:

  • Abstract: Overview describing the pilot project
  • Minimum of three goals/objectives/specific aims of the pilot project
  • List which professions/disciplines will be included
  • List which IPEC Competencies will be addressed
  • Describe method for outcomes assessment
  • Line-item budget (not to exceed $4,000)


  • Applications are due June 15, 2020
  • Applications will be reviewed by the IEPA with results returned by August 15, 2020

Additional Funding Opportunities

Please see our IEPA Seed Grant page for additional funding information.

Seed Grant link