Kristen K. Will, MHPE, PA-C is the Director of Executive Education, at the College of Health Solutions and Clinical Assistant Professor,School for the Science of Health Care Delivery at Arizona State University. Ms. Will’s research interests encompass Interprofessional Education, Health Care Delivery and Team-Based Care Models, and Quality Improvement in Health Care. Ms. Will developed and led a large interprofessional workgroup at Mayo Clinic and also currently serves on the ASU Interprofessional Education Workgroup team. Additionally, she is the immediate past President of the Association of Postgraduate Physician Assistant Programs.
While working with patients from vulnerable populations can be very rewarding and fulfilling, healthcare team members need support in order to avoid burnout. In this workshop, we demonstrate segments of a newly-developed eight-step process for fortifying and energizing IP healthcare teams who work with high risk patient populations.