Professor Liz Anderson
Professor Liz Anderson leads interprofessional education (IPE) within Leicester Medical School. She trained as a nurse at St Bartholomew’s Hospital London and later moving to Leicester to work as a Midwife, Health Visitor and finally, moved into research and education. From within Leicester Medical School she has led new patient-centred teaching initiatives. She co-designed the Leicester Model of Interprofessional Education which enables students to learn from patients and practitioners when in practice.
She was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy for outstanding contributions to education in 2007.
She is widely published in the area of IPE and has served on the Board of the Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (UK) – CAIPE (www.caipe.org.uk).
She continues to lead IPE education and research which involves partnership working with patients and carers.
Title of the key note speak
“To prepare future professionals for interprofessional collaborative practice
– experiences and challenges”