1Health History

1Health LogoThe 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 - Community Teacher
  • Launch of Phase II - Interprofessional Communication Skills
  • Establishment of the 1Health Evaluation Team

2016:

  • Hosted AHC-wide Interprofessional Poster Session

2017:

  • Integration of the Beginner Interprofessional Escape Room activity in the Phase II - Interprofessional Communication Skills experience

2018:

  • Integration of the Advanced Interprofessional Escape Room activity in Phase III of the 1Health curriculum