Interprofessional Peer Health Consulting Program

The Interprofessional Health Peer Consulting program pairs students who have advanced knowledge in their own fields to serve as consultants on community-based projects conducted by students from another major/profession. These community-based projects will have a focus on advancing person-centered care and/or population health. Student consultants are supervised by a faculty or mentor. The consultancy length is one semester and it is convened through the Center for Health Interprofessional Practice and Education (IPE) in partnership with the McCombs School of BusinessDell Medical School, and the College of Pharmacy
Peer Consultant Benefits and Learning Outcomes:                                                      
  • Impact the community health care ecosystem and enrich students’ learning processes  
  • Get valuable, real-world experience that is attractive to employers
  • Obtain course credit through an innovative and experiential program  
  • Provide expertise on projects that advance health care innovation
  • Gain insight into your personal and professional development
  • Develop leadership skills in the health ecosystem
  • Build your professional network
  • Contribute to scholarship
Peer Consultant Commitment:
  • Attend an interactive 3-hour orientation 
  • Dedicate at least 1 semester to a project (average expected work load is 5 hours per month)   
  • Provide deliverable in the form of a report for the student group and/or community organization
Interested? Contact us to learn more.