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PIPE Interprofessional Clinical Opportunities Grant

2022 recipients

The PIPE Interprofessional Clinical Opportunities Grant was created to support individual clinical sites in piloting new interprofessional immersive experiences for learners (students, residents and/or fellows) in the health professional programs at UCSF (Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy). Selected proposals will receive one-time funding of $7,500.00 to create and pilot a new interprofessional immersive experience.

September 1 - November 2 Concept Submission Phase
November 2 Concept Proposals Due
November 3 - November 16 Concept Review Phase
November 17 - December 16 Proposal Revision
December 16 Final Proposals Due
Late February Funded Proposals Announced
July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024 Project Implementation

Proposal Submission

All proposals should be submitted through this Qualtrics link, which allows you to upload your Interprofessional Clinical Grant Opportunities Concept Proposal https://ucsf.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a63TecHDwFWoHpI


Applicants will develop a new interprofessional, immersive clinical experience (two weeks or equivalent) in a clinical setting (inpatient or outpatient-based) where UCSF learners (students, residents and/or fellows) from two or more health professions have the opportunity to learn with, from and about each other. (view past award recipients)

All proposals should:

  • Include UCSF learners (students, residents and/or fellows) from a minimum of two professional schools during each clinical experience.
  • Include a minimum two-week experience (or equivalent – 10 days).
  • Include faculty from two professional schools
  • Incorporate at least one interprofessional learning objective that links to the UCSF interprofessional core competencies
  • Include an evaluation plan
  • Plan to repeat the experience a minimum three times during funding year (minimum of 6 learners over the funding year)
  • Have a plan for sustainability once the funding period is over

Principal Investigator Eligibility

  • UCSF faculty or trainees
  • Trainees in their final year must have a letter from their department chair certifying an academic position in the year 2022-2023
  • Trainees who are PIs on projects must include a faculty partner

Funding Restrictions

  • Funding can be used to support faculty or an administrative staff person’s time, or can go to the clinical setting where the immersion experience occurs.
  • Funding cannot be used to purchase equipment or food.


Concept Proposal: https://ucsf.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a63TecHDwFWoHpI

Final Proposal:  https://ucsf.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5bYuvPP0wjAdV7o

Budget Template:  https://ucsf.box.com/s/k4a5680nyrp901wfib6kk3homkis721t      

Additional Resources:

  1. Interprofessional Clinical Experience Design Template
  2. Concept Proposal Template  
  3. Final Proposal Template  
  4. Final Proposal Reviewer Survey
  5. UCSF IP Competencies and Sample Learning Objectives
  6. Resources for Interprofessional Scholarship


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