Julie Haizlip, MD, MAPP
Clinical Professor
University of Virginia
Julie Haizlip is Clinical Professor of Nursing and faculty in the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia (UVA) where co-directs the UVA Center for Interprofessional Collaborations. She became interested in mattering while completing a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology and began researching mattering in healthcare shortly thereafter. She is currently principal investigator on a grant from the Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education entitled Characterizing Cultures of Mattering in Health Care Education. Dr. Haizlip helped develop and is a core faculty member of the UVA Train-the-Trainer Interprofessional Team Development Course.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Mattering describes when an individual both adds value and feels valued. Mattering is an important contributor to the psychological well-being of individuals and has been found to be associated with lower self-reported burnout in clinicians. Our research demonstrates that positive interprofessional interactions foster mattering for medical and nursing students, as well as practicing clinicians. This talk will introduce the psychological construct of mattering and provide insights into the importance of interprofessional learning and practice in creating cultures of mattering in academic…
The Train-the-Trainer Interprofessional Team Development Program (T3-ITDP) is a national professional development program for interprofessional teams of health professions educators, clinicians, and administrators. Institutional teams each consisting of three or more members representing at least two professions participate in an interactive 3.5-day training designed to immerse trainees in the design, implementation, and assessment of evidence-based IPE activities and programming. Core to the program is the integration of project-based learning as part of the learning pedagogy. Teams apply…