Annual Meeting

Dear colleagues, ladies and gentlemen,

We are pleased to invite you to our online annual meeting on Friday, June 25, 2021.

Although we will not be able to meet live again this year, you may be interested in attending this meeting if...

  • You would like to participate in improving interprofessional work in all areas of healthcare;
  • You want to better understand why interprofessionality is important and you want to be inspired by practical reports from colleagues working interprofessionally;
  • You are looking for an active exchange with committed colleagues from all areas of healthcare and want to gain new impulses for your daily work.

Get involved with your ideas and questions. We look forward to hearing from you!

Preliminary Program

Morning - Teaching and practical projects

The morning is dedicated to teaching and successful practical projects in Switzerland, Austria and Germany. There will be time and space for questions and lively discussions.

The conference language in the morning is German.

11:00 Welcome and Introduction
Prof. Dr. Marion Huber, ZHAW Gesundheit, Winterthur, Board of IP-Health e.V.
11:10 Lecture on a current project in teaching:
Interprofessional Curriculum at the University of Bonn
Dr. Anna Laven, Pharmabrain Research und Training Center, Berlin
11:25 Discussion and Questions
11:35 Presentation on a practical project from Switzerland:
New ways in long-term care: A workshop report
Silvia Meier and Karin Schaller, KZU Competence Center Care and Health, Embrach
11:50 Discussion and Questions
12:00 Presentation on a practical project from Austria:
Interprofessional collaboration in the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in Innsbruck
Prof. (FH) Mag. Heidi Oberhauser, fh gesundheit Tirol, Innsbruck
12.15 Discussion and Questions
12:25 Presentation on a practical project from Germany:
SAPREMO: Safe aging - prevention and demography in view: Patient-centered improvement of polypharmacy in old age - Saxony-Anhalt model
Dr. Ursula Wolf, University Hospital Halle (Saale)
12.45 Discussion and Questions
12:55 Summary and Outlook
13:00 Break

Afternoon - "National and international interprofessional networks from the healthcare sector"

The official conference language in the afternoon is English.

The afternoon is dedicated to interprofessional networks in the healthcare sector. First, the networks will introduce themselves and their work. The conference participants have the opportunity to get to know different networks, but at the same time different networks can get in touch with each other. Within the framework of this open format, the goal is to elicit potential synergies for the future.

Starting at 3:00 p.m. Interprofessional networks will each present for 10 minutes:

15:00 GMA (Society for Medical Education) Committee on Interprofessional Education
Presented by Dr. Sebastian Bode
15:10 International Network for Health Workforce Education
Presented by David Smith
15:20 Network Health Interprofessional
Presented by Prof. Dr. Theda Borde
15:30 VFWG- Association for the Advancement of Science in the Health Professions
Presented by Prof. Dr. Andreas Gerber-Grote
15:40 IP Swiss
Presented by Dr. Elisabeth van Gessel
15:50 Expert Commission Interprofessionality of the HVG - Hochschulverbund Gesundheitsberufe e. V.
Presented by Dr. Beate Herrmann
16:00 Pan European Interprofessional Research Interest Group
Presented by Dr. Andreas Xyrichis
16:10 Shaped - Swiss Health Alliance for Interprofessional Education
Presented by N.N.
16:20 CAIPE – The Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education
Presented by Richard Pitt
16:30 Discussion round on and with the networks
16:55 Summary and next steps
Prof. Dr. Marion Huber, ZHAW Health, Winterthur and Doreen Herinek, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
17:10 Farewell
Prof. Dr. Marion Huber, ZHAW Health, Winterthur

We look forward to welcoming you to our online annual meeting soon and are eager to discuss with you.

The event is free of charge for members of IP Health. However, prior registration is necessary and can be sent informally by mail to

For non-members the participation costs 49 € incl. VAT. However, you can also decide to become an IP Health member on this occasion. Then the registration fee can be credited against your fee for IP-Health membership 2021 (69 € incl. VAT for the 2nd half of 2021). Your membership will then continue regularly in 2022. In this case, please also fill out the membership application.

For students the reduced participation fee is 29 € incl. VAT.

Please transfer your registration fee of 29 €, 49 € or 69 € to the account of IP-Health e. V.:

  • Keyword/Purpose: IP-Health Annual Conference 2021 and your e-mail address
  • Deutsche Apotheker - und Ärztebank, DE60 3006 0601 0005 3970 31, BIC 30060601

The deposit is considered as registration. After your deposit you will receive a confirmation of registration, including access code and the invoice.

Therefore, be sure to include your email address when making payment. Thank you!
Registration deadline is June 22nd, 2021, midnight.

We will be happy to answer any queries at

Warm regards,

Dr. Anna Laven
Prof. Dr. phil. Marion Huber
Ulrike Katzfey

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