Julie Haizlip is a clinical professor of nursing and holds a joint appointment as associate professor of Pediatrics. 

Based on her experiences working in a collaborative health care environment, Dr. Haizlip has developed an interest in interprofessional education and practice.  She serves at co-director of the UVA Center for ASPIRE (Academic Strategic Partnership for Interprofessional Research and Education) with Dr. Tina Brashers and has worked with the UVA Center for Appreciative Practice since its inception.  She has completed a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology  and has published and presented nationally on creating culture change in academic health care using applications of positive psychology. 

Dr. Haizlip is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric critical care and she has practiced as a pediatric intensivist for more than 10 years.   Currently she maintains a practice with UVA Health Systems’ Pediatric Sedation Service. 

Research Focus

Research Focus Applications of Positive Psychology in Interprofessional Education and Practice

Clinical Focus

Clinical Focus Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care


Journal Articles

Turrentine, F. E., Schroen, A. T., Hallowell, P. T., Quatrara, B. A., Smith, P. W., Williams, M. D., & Haizlip, J. A. (2020). Enhancing medical students' interprofessional teamwork through simulated room of errors experience. Journal of Surgical Research, 251, 137-145. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2020.02.001

Haizlip, J., McCluney, C., Hernandez, M., Quatrara, B., & Brashers, V. (2020). Mattering: How organizations, patients, and peers can affect nurse burnout and engagement. JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration, 50(5), 267-273. doi:10.1097/NNA.0000000000000882

Epstein, E. G., Haizlip, J., Liaschenko, J., Zhao, D., Bennett, R., & Marshall, M. F. (2020). Moral distress, mattering, and secondary traumatic stress in provider burnout: A call for moral community. AACN Advanced Critical Care, 31(2), 146-157. doi:10.4037/aacnacc2020285

Cayir, E., Owen, J. A., Brashers, T., Haizlip, J., & Cunningham, T. (2020). Measuring compassionate care among interprofessional health care teams: Developing and testing the feasibility of a collaborative behaviors observational assessment tool. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 1, 1-8. doi:10.1016/j.ecns.2020.03.011

Brashers, V. L., Haizlip, J., & Owen J. A. (2020). The ASPIRE Model: Grounding the IPEC core competencies for interprofessional collaborative practice within a foundational framework. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 34(1), 128-132. doi:10.1080/13561820.2019.1624513

Quatrara, B., Brashers, V., Baernholdt, Novicoff, M., Schlag, W., Haizlip, J., Plews-Ogen, M., & Kennedy, C. (2019). Enhancing interprofessional education through patient safety and quality improvement team-training: A pre-post evaluation. Nurse Education Today, 79, 105-110. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2019.05.011

Woodard, N., Abu-Rish Blakeney, E., Brashers, V., Dyer, C., Hall, L. W., Owen, J. A., Ottis, E., Odegard, P., Haizlip, J., Liner, D., Moore, A., & Zierler, B.K. (2018). Early outcomes from a national Train-the-Trainer Interprofessional Team Development Program. Journal of Interprofessional care, , 1-4. doi:10.1080/13561820.2018.1538115

Fontaine, D.K., Haizlip, J., & Lavandero, R. (2018). No time to be nice in the Intensive Care Unit. American Journal of Critical Care, 27(2), 153-156. doi:10.4037/ajcc2018401

Fontaine, D.K., & Haizlip, J. (2017). With Legos and purposeful errors, UVA drives interprofessional collaboration. Voice of Nursing Leadership, 15(6), 4-6.

Brashers, V., Owen, J., & Haizlip, J. (2015). Interprofessional education and practice guide no 2: Developing and implementing a center for interprofessional education. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 29(2), 95-99. doi:10.3109/13561820.2014.962130

Advance Online Publications

Cayir, E., Cunningham, T., Ackard, R., Haizlip, J., Logan, J., & Yan, G. (2021). The effects of the Medical Pause on physiological stress markers among health care providers: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Western Journal of Nursing Research. Advance online publication.


May, N. B., Haizlip, J. A., Plews-Ogan, M. (In press) (2020). Appreciative Inquiry and Appreciative Practices in Healthcare. In S. McNamee, M. Gergen, C. CamargoBorges, & E. Rasera. CA: SAGE Publishing Company.

Book Sections

Haizlip J. (2021). Mattering: Creating a rich work life. In D. Fontaine, T. Cunningham, & N. B. May. (Eds.), Self-care handbook for new and student nurses (pp. 412-431). Indianapolis: Sigma Nursing.

May, N., Haizlip, J., & Plews-Ogan, M. (2020). Changing the conversation: Appreciative inquiry and appreciative practices in healthcare. In S. McNamee, M.M. Gergen, C. Camargo-Borges & E.F. Rasera (Eds.), The Sage Handbook of Social Constructionist Practice (pp. 464-475). London: Sage Reference