Michelle Colarelli, MA
University of Colorado- Anschutz Medical Campus

Michelle Colarelli MA is an Instructor/Instructional Designer at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She currently works for the CU Center for Interprofessional Practice & Education (CU CIPE) and the Master of Science in Palliative Care Program (MSPC). Since 2010, she has worked with medical simulation, represented the patient’s voice, and taught/developed/assessed interprofessional curriculum. She is also a Restorative Yoga Instructor that specializes in mindfulness.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Evidence shows that one in two healthcare professionals burnout during their career. Mindfulness in clinical care is promising as a skillset for self-care and improved wellness amongst healthcare professionals. A mindfulness practice may mitigate burnout, and could possibly improve patient care, by enabling healthcare professionals to reduce stress and find more joy in work. As burnout affects all healthcare professionals, the University of Colorado Center for Interprofessional Practice & Education (CIPE) is determined to support wellness for all students on the Anschutz Medical Campus…
Background: Evidence shows that 1 in 2 healthcare professionals burnout during their career. As burnout affects all healthcare professionals, the CU Center for Interprofessional Practice & Education (CIPE) is determined to support wellness for all students on the Anschutz Medical Campus through its programming. To increase student awareness of burnout and resilience skills, CIPE’s 2018 Interprofessional Open Campus Program (IOCP) theme was SOAR: Strengthening Ourselves through Awareness & Resilience. IOCP impacts ~ 700 students per year from 7 different healthcare programs. The aim…