Belinda Vilhena, M.Ed
Director, Business Development & Centre for IPE Operations
Centre for Interprofessional Education, University of Toronto
Belinda Vilhena is the Director, Business Development and Centre for IPE Operations at the University of Toronto and the School of Continuing Education at Michener Institute/University Health Network. Within her role, Belinda leads business development and operations, educational and conference event planning, external communications and liaison with education centres across the globe. Belinda is Co-Director of ehpic™ program and Professional Development (PD) Lead and Program Manager for PD programs offered by the Centre for IPE. Belinda holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Biology and a Master of Education in Counselling Psychology from the University of Toronto.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background/Rationale: Since Covid 19 hit our communities, providers have been challenged virtual team communication and delivering virtual service to clients and caregivers. Catalyzed by these challenges, interprofessional and interorganization collaboration have advancing innovations in virtual teaching and care. In collaboration with the Canadian Mental Health Association Peel Dufferin (CMHA PD) and the University of Toronto Centre for Interprofessional Education (IPE), the existing BOOST! (Building Optimal Outcome from Successful Teamwork) team-based care program was adapted to develop…