Nexus Awards Celebration

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 11:00 am - 12:45 pm

Join us on Tuesday for the Nexus Awards Celebration. This fun and engaging event provides an opportunity to celebration the many accomplishments of colleagues in their work to advance interprofessional practice and education. Three awards will be given during the awards celebration.

2018 George E. Thibault, MD Nexus Award - Click here to see award recipients

Named in honor of the past president of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, this award celebrates exemplary interprofessional practice in the US and those who are thinking and acting differently where education and practice connect in health and health care.

The award recognizes an educational institution, health system, clinic, and/or community organization for extraordinary contributions to the Nexus– linking health professions education and interprofessional practice to transform care delivery, improve health outcomes, and decrease costs.

National Center Pioneer Award - Click here to see award recipients

A special award recognizes an interprofessional practice and education pioneer for the foundational role they have played in advancing the field.

Interprofessional Student Achievement Award - Click here to see award recipient

A new award this year designed to acknowledge exceptional interprofessional student acheivement as demonstrated through the student poster session.


A buffet lunch will be served beginning at 11:00 am. The program will begin at 11:30 am.