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

Cayir, E., Cunningham, T., Ackard, R., Haizlip, J., Logan, J., & Yan, G. (2022). The effects of the Medical Pause on physiological stress markers among health care providers: A pilot randomized controlled trial. SAGE Journals. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 44(11), 1036-1046.

Blakeney, E. A., Owen, J. A., Ottis, E., Brashers, V., Summerside, N., Haizlip, J., Dyer, C., Hall., & Zierler, B. K. (2021). Measuring the impact of the national train-the-trainer interprofessional team development program. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice, 24, 100442.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Book Sections

Haizlip, J. (2022). Natalie May: Putting her faith into action – Supporting students facing homelessness. In P. G. Hayward, S. Rehman, & Z. Yan (Eds.), Women community leaders and their impact as global changemakers (pp. 292-297). IGI Global.

Haizlip, J. (2022). Agnes Kanyanya: Promoting maternal and infant health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In P. G. Hayward, S. Rehman, & Z. Yan (Eds.), Women community leaders and their impact as global changemakers (pp. 220-225). IGI Global.

May, N. B., & Haizlip, J. (2021). Developing a resilient mindset using appreciative practices. In D. Fontaine, T. Cunningham, & N. B. May (Eds.), Self-care for new and student nurses (1st ed., pp. 58-89). Sigma Theta Tau International.

Haizlip, J. (2021). Mattering: Creating a rich work life. In D. Fontaine, T. Cunningham, & N. B. May (Eds.), Self-care for new and student nurses (1st ed., pp. 412-431). Sigma Theta Tau International.

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 (1st ed., pp. 464-475). Sage Reference

Columns, Editorials and Op-Eds

Haizlip, J. (2024, March 1). Mattering and interdependence. UVA Lifetime Learning blog "Thoughts from the Lawn. "