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Speakers confirmed for King's CAIPE Conference 2020

Reduction of Harm Through Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice

How to realise interprofessionalism and interprofessional learning in ways that impact on how care happens

The King's College London Centre for Team-Based Practice & Learning in Health Care and the Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE) are delighted to announce Professors Sarah Hean and Simon Kitto as keynote speakers at the upcoming King's CAIPE Conference 2020: Reduction of Harm Through Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice.

Sarah Hean is a Professor of Social Work at the University of Stavanger and Professor of Social Sciences at the Bournemouth University. Sarah has expertise in interprofessional education particularly theory development and collaborative practice between the mental health and criminal justice systems. She has completed a FP7 Marie Curie Sklodowska (MSCA) individual fellowship in interagency practices and is currently principal investigator and coordinator of the COLAB consortium, an Horizon2O2O MSCA RISE programme aiming to improve collaborations between criminal justice and welfare services.

Simon Kitto is a Professor at the University of Ottawa’s Department of Innovation in Medical Education and the Director of Research in the Office of Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine; and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto's Department of Surgery. Simon is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions and holds advisory positions with various international research entities. His research focuses on the nature and role of continuing interprofessional education and practice as related to patient safety, quality improvement and implementation science intervention design and practice.

The conference takes place 18-20 June 2020 at Bush House, Strand Campus, London. Tickets are available now.