Promoting/Sustaining Resilience in
Interprofessional Teams

Our fourth annual symposium celebrating Interprofessional Collaboration and exploring how Interprofessional Teams improve healthcare at UAB and in our community.
Presented by the UAB Center for Interprofessional Education and Simulation CIPES Badge

July 28 and 29, 2022
at the UAB School of Nursing

Registration for July 29th limited to 300 attendeesRegister Here(no registration required for July 28th)

CEU credits will be posted as they are approved
The Symposium has been approved for 6.0 Clinical Social Work CEs. Thank you to our CE provider the UAB Department of Social Work for their support.

Our Speakers

Associate Dean for BSN Programs
Clinical Associate Professor
Department: Community of Acute and Chronic Care
School of Nursing
George Washington University

July 29th 8:40 am
Opening Keynote

Mary Fey 
Genesis Player, EdD, MSW
Associate Director
Alethia House

July 29th 2:30 pm
Closing Keynote
 Genesis Player

For more information contact:
Organizing Committee:
Allison Shorten, CIPES, Director, Office of Interprofessional Curriculum
Michelle Brown, Health Professions
Shelly Camp, Office of Interprofessional Curriculum
Kala Dixon, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Shawn Galin, Office of Standardized Patient Experience
Lynn Nichols, Nursing
Emily Simmons, Department of Interprofessional Practice
Kelley Swatzell, Public Health
Dawn Taylor Peterson, Office of Interprofessional Simulation
Candice Turner, Optometry
Penni Watts, Nursing/Office of Interprofessional Curriculum


Thursday, July 28th

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Reception and Posters

Friday, July 29th (8:30 am - 3:45 pm)

8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration Open 
(light breakfast available)

8:30 am - 8:40 am Opening Remarks - Pam Benoit, PhD

8:40 am - 9:30 am Opening Keynote - Mary Fey, PhD
"Resilience Through Connection"

9:30 am - 9:45 am Networking Break

9:45 am – 11:45 am Breakout Session
(select one to attend)
Design Thinking
Friday Night in the ER
Health Equity Simulation (need to bring your laptop to participate)

11:45 am - 12:20 pm Networking Lunch

12:20 pm – 12:30 pm
Introduction of new IP Leadership Fellows,
Presentation to 2021 IP Leadership Fellows,
Poster Winner(s) Announced  

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Teamwork in Extreme Situations

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Breakout Session
(select one to attend)
Resilient Leadership
Sustain Room
Interprofessional Teams in Rural Healthcare
The Learning Health System

2:30 pm - 3:40 pm Closing Keynote - Genesis Player EdD
"Organizational Well-Being: Fortitude and Resilience of Interprofessional Teams"

3:40 pm - 3:45 pm Door Prizes, Announcements

3:45 pm Adjourn