Innovative methods for exploring the nature and extent of interdisciplinary collaboration in health and aging are increasingly needed as higher education moves toward fostering more cooperation among formerly isolated health disciplines. This article describes the development of a new practical method for mapping the structural elements and understanding the content of interdisciplinary ... [Show full abstract] collaboration in a center designed specifically to support this kind of activity. How to study who collaborates with whom and the settings in which these activities take place are explored. Information is provided to assist others in conducting similar research to document the structural nature of their collaboration. The Educational Centre for Aging and Health (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) described in this article was very successful in fostering interdisciplinary activities, and the contextual characteristics that promote this success are identified.