1Health History

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The 1Health curriculum, launched in 2006, is a tangible outcome of AHC’s long-term commitment to developing an interprofessional workforce and new models of health care and interprofessional collaboration.

1970:
  • Establishment of the Center for Health Interprofessional Programs (CHIP)
2000:
  • Creation of the Academic Health Center Office of Education through funding by the Minnesota Legislature and the creation of a vice president's position for interprofessional programs.  
2003:

2004:

2006:
  • Development of AHC Dean’s Leadership Statement
2007:
  • Formalization of the charge for interprofessional education across the AHCHost for first Collaborating Across Borders interprofessional education conference 
2009:
  • Development of 1Health vision and plan
2010:
  • Phase I implementation - Foundations of Interprofessional Communication and Collaboration course
  • Presentation of the 1Health vision and plan at the Educating Nurses and Physicians: Toward New Horizons conference, sponsored by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
2011:
  • Establishment of Phase II Advisory Committee
  • Sponsorship of a three-day faculty development training to enhance interprofessional facilitation skills (in collaboration with the University of Toronto - ‘Educating Health Professionals for Interprofessional Practice’)
2012:
  • Formalization of 1Health Team
  • Establishment of Phase III Advisory Committee
  • Launch of early Phase III pilots
2013:
  • Establishment of the Interprofessional Practice and Education (IPPE) Committee
2014:
  • Implementation of Phase III
  • Development of the AHC 1Health Data Management System
  • Establishment of 1Health Team & Experiential Education Partnership
2015:
  • Launch of Phase II pilots
  • Launch of Phase II - Community Teacher
  • Launch of Phase II - Interprofessional Communication Skills pilots
  • Establishment of the 1Health Evaluation Team

2016:

  • Hosted AHC-wide Interprofessional Poster Session