Julie Haizlip, MD MAPP FNAP
University of Virginia

Julie Haizlip, MD, MAPP, FNAP is Clinical Professor at the University of Virginia School of Nursing and Faculty in the University of Virginia Department of Pediatrics. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care. As Co-Director of the University of Virginia Center for Academic Strategic Partnerships for Interprofessional Research and Education (ASPIRE), Dr. Haizlip is actively involved in clinical, teaching and research activities that promote collaborative education and practice in health care. This work led to her induction as a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice. In addition to her training as a Pediatric Critical Care physician, Dr. Haizlip has earned a Master’s Degree in Applied Positive Psychology. She has published and presented internationally on using applications of positive psychology to create culture change in academic health care. Her professional goal is to integrate her interests in positive psychology and interprofessional healthcare to promote high functioning health care teams for the benefit of both practitioners and patients. Her current research is on Mattering in Healthcare Professionals and its relationship to career satisfaction.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The environments in which we work influence our experience and professional satisfaction. In the Josiah Macy Foundation’s recent report on improving clinical learning environments for students in healthcare professions (Irby, 2018), the authors concluded that the learning environment is influenced not only by the physical space but also by personal, social, and organizational components. In addition to the faculty-student interaction, the social component includes peer-to-peer relationships and the formation of a community of caregivers. The daily interactions between clinical instructors…