Heather Miselis, MD, MPH
Principal Investigator
AIHC Student Engagement Committee Member
Boston University

Heather Miselis is a family physician who completed her medical and public health training at Boston University. Her clinical and research interest to develop healthcare teams that address the quadruple aim led her to create Boston University Community Health Alliance of Medical Professionals (BU CHAMPs) and develop three interprofessional teams in the primary care learning environment. She has engaged with stakeholders and built an educational and clinical curriculum for trainees, faculty and community preceptors while providing continuous quality improvement to the program. Her mixed-methods research includes evaluating the effects of patient-centered team-based care on patient, trainee and healthcare outcomes.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

In traditional clinical learning environments (CLEs), providers work alongside one another with noted power differentials. The Boston University Community Health Alliance of Medical Professionals (BU CHAMPs) equips the next generation of providers with core interprofessional skills including communication, roles and responsibilities, and teamwork to address siloed clinical training and reduce health disparities for underserved populations experiencing chronic disease and social stressors. With funding from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA T0BHP30021), BU CHAMPs facilitates…