Tennessee Collaborative Practice Society (TCPS)

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ABOUT TCPS

Statement of purpose and requirements

The purpose of the Tennessee Collaborative Practice Society is to provide recognition to those students from across the state of Tennessee who have taken part in Interprofessional Education opportunities provided within their program curriculum as well as taking the initiative to find extracurricular IPE opportunities in which to participate. TCPS has the primary goal to create a sustainable intercollegiate collaborative program offering high quality interprofessional learning, service, and research experiences for students. Successful completion of a combination of experiences will gain health professions students recognition into this society upon graduation.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants must apply within one year of obtaining school authorization or submit a new form.

Before beginning your application:

  1. Use this link to become a member of TIPEC.
  2. Use this link to indicate your interest in pursuing TCPS designation over the next year or so prior to graduation
  3. Use the Sponsor form (dated no later than 12 months prior to your application submission date) to receive endorsement from your administrator to participate in this program.

In preparing your application please use Times New Roman font, single spacing, not to exceed 10 pages in PDF format.

Application items required in this order:

  1. Email confirmation of TIPEC membership.
  2. Signed Sponsor form
  3. Narrative/rubric responses to the following (Student Submission Rubric)
    • Personal statement
    • IPE seminars, webinars, courses
    • Clinical or community-based service
    • Research
  4. CV (Condensed to 3-5 pages max)
  5. Upload your completed application here

Deadlines: The application review periods per year are as follows:

  • Winter Application deadline: Fourth Friday of October
    • Applications review/approval deadline: Third Friday of November
    • Graduation cords/certificates shipped by Early December
  • Spring Application deadline: Third Friday March
    • Applications review/approval deadline: Second Friday of April
    • Graduation cords/certificates shipped by End of April
  • Summer Application deadline: Second Friday of June
    • Applications review/approval deadline: Second Friday of July
    • Graduation cords/certificates shipped by End of July

SOCIETY EXPECTATIONS

Serve as a future TCPS applicant reviewer

The TCPS is collecting a list of IPE events available to students across the state. If you are interested in listing your event on the TIPEC website, please fill out this form.