The Office of Instructional Technology and Faculty Resources (ITFR) supports the university's mission " to provide an interprofessional environment for learning, discovery, and healing through education of health care professionals and biomedical scientists and research in the health sciences".  Specifically, ITFR supports the instructional technology needs of faculty, staff, and students by implementing and maintaining instructional systems, maintaining classroom technology, and providing technical support for distance education classes and video conferencing.  ITFR also assists faculty by providing resources that encourage new technological and pedagogical teaching strategies, foster collaborations across disciplinary and university boundaries, and promotes teamwork to be applied in collaborative, interprofessional health care delivery and research settings.