Purpose: This session described the development, implementation, and lessons learned from an IPEP Faculty Certificate of Recognition and Certificate of IPEP Distinction program Methods and/or Description of Project: This course presents a model of IPEP specific for faculty development. The model is designed to train IPE faculty on how to design and implement effective IPEP projects at their institutions. The barriers and challenges of developing a model IPE Faculty Development Programwill be presented. This session will utilize interactive activities to engage the participants to identify the principles and methods of IPE facilitation, and the characteristics of the interprofessional educator and ideal attributes and characteristics of a facilitator. Collaborative facilitation versus traditional lecture, including the structure of IPE facilitation will be presented. Results/Outcomes: This session presents a hybrid model of IPEP and specific for faculty development. This model is based on longitudinal assessment and feedback on an existing IPE program. The primary focus of this program is to prepared faculty to facilitate IPE activities and to develop IPE faculty beyond facilitation including leading on IPEP projects in their institutions. The outcomes of this innovative IPEP faculty development program will be presented and discussed. Conclusions/Relevance to the conference theme: Education Leadership Conference (ELC) 2019 stream Building Bridges for the Future through Curricular and Clinical Innovation topic has a sub-theme of interprofessional education (IPE) in academic and workplace learning. This course presents a model of interprofessional education and practice specific for faculty development. The model is designed to train IPE faculty on how to design and implement effective interprofessional education and collaborative practice projects at their institutions.