SHAPED - the Swiss Health Alliance for Interprofessional Education

SHAPED - short for Swiss Health Alliance for Interprofessional Education - is a students- and young-professional-based association, which aims to further interprofessional education (IPE) within the healthcare system in Switzerland.

Our goal is to promote IPE in Switzerland and thereby strengthen collaboration in the healthcare sector. We are convinced that this is not only something future patients will profit from, but also a key factor that will lead to a more sustainable work atmosphere in healthcare institutions.

To reach this goal, SHAPED creates opportunities for students and young professionals across all healthcare professions to improve their interprofessional skills and actively engage in interprofessional work and exchange.

"SHAPED is committed to strengthening interprofessional education and cooperation in the Swiss healthcare system."

Upcoming Events

Below you find a list of the planned SHAPED events taking place. You can find more detailed information in the subsections regarding the event category you are interested in.
We would love to get to know you soon and are happy to answer any questions via email:


Did you ever want to know what a nutrition therapist is doing all day long? Or how it would be to work as a pharmacist, nurse or doctor? Thanks to our Shadowing program, you can find it out!
You can find more information about our shadowing program here. 

For any questions or remarks, please don't hesitate to contact us via


The next online ICD will take place on October 17th in German - registration is now open! You can find out more about what ICD's are on this page.

For more information on the ICD check out our ICD page

IP Café

If you had the chance, what would you ask someone form another healthcare profession?
Welcome to our after-work apéro with other (young) people from the healthcare sector. Registration is now open for our event on October 31st!
For more information on the IP Café check out this page.

What else to find on our website?

The most relevant information is just a click away.
Enjoy reading and getting to know us!

About us

Want to know more about our philosophy and history?
Want to see the faces behind SHAPED?

IP Case Discussions

Want to know more about our interprofessional case discussions?


Want to know more about our Shadowing Program?