Wendy Madigosky, MD MSPH
University of Colorado Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (CU CIPE)

Wendy S. Madigosky, MS MSPH, is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado (CU) School of Medicine, an Assistant Director of the Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, and Director of the Interprofessional Education and Development (IPED) course. IPED is a required classroom-based course for over 700 students from 7 different health professions which develops interprofessional teams of students longitudinally over 16 sessions and is offered both in face to face and online formats. IPED covers competencies in teamwork/collaboration, values/ethics and safety/quality. She is a Josiah Macy Jr. Faculty Scholar and applies a continuous quality improvement lens to education.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
At the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Patients/Family Advocates helped develop four Patient Safety/Quality Improvement sessions within a required interprofessional education team-based learning course for all dental, medical, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant and anesthesiologist assistant pre-licensure students in 2012. Since then, Patients/Family Advocates also help teach the ‘Patient Engagement’ session that introduces how patients/family members can be health care partners at the individual, system and societal level. Advocates have three roles…
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…
Aligning education and practice for workforce transformation and health system change requires training future health professionals to work effectively in teams in workplace settings. Demonstrating that pre-licensure interprofessional education (IPE) influences collaboration is critical for educators. Measuring team development over time can help evaluate whether IPE increases collaboration, but there is not an effective tool to assess this construct in teams of learners. The Team Development Measure (TDM), a 31-item tool indicating the degree to which a team possesses and uses four…
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…