Rana Higgins, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin
Dr Rana Higgins is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She completed her medical school training at Loyola University in Chicago. She then continued into her General Surgery residency at Rush University and Cook County Hospital in Chicago. She pursued a fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She is currently an Associate Program Director of the General Surgery residency. She is a faculty member of the Medical College of Wisconsin as well as the Milwaukee VA medical center. She is actively involved in resident and medical student education.

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…