What is AIHC?

As the professional community of the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, AIHC contributes to better health and improved outcomes by redesigning how the health care workforce is prepared and how care is organized and delivered.  AIHC members work locally, nationally and internationally to influence policy, develop and share best practices and resources, conduct research, mentor and support colleagues and remove barriers to effective action.

What does AIHC do?

As a community of professionals committed to interprofessional practice and education, AIHC inspires colleagues and creates opportunities to come together, learn and grow.

  • Connect — Build relationships with others who share your passion for interprofessional practice and education and understand the field and its challenges.
  • Gain new knowledge — Learn more about interprofessional best practices and new models at conferences, through webinars and during networking events.
  • Share expertise — Take advantage of opportunities to share what you know and what you have learned. Contribute to the growing body of knowledge about the field.
  • Grow — Get involved in AIHC mentoring and leadership development programs to enhance your career and advance the field.
  • Drive change — Engage actively in this dynamic, professional community to accelerate implementation of interprofessional strategies in both educational and clinical settings.

Who Should Join?

AIHC is open to individuals who are interested in transforming health in the United States through interprofessional collaboration. Members may include:

  • Health care team members
  • Health professions educators
  • Organizational and institutional leaders
  • Public health professionals
  • Care coordinators
  • Administrators of health care delivery and payment systems
  • Patients, family and caregivers
  • Community representatives
  • Policymakers
  • Emerging health professionals