Michelle Colarelli, MA
IPE Instructional Designer; Sr. Instructor
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Michelle Colarelli, MA is an Instructional Designer and Senior Instructor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She currently works for the CU Center for Interprofessional Practice & Education (CU CIPE) and is a faculty lead for the IPE foundational courses. She has worked with medical simulation, represented the patient’s voice, and taught/developed/assessed interprofessional curriculum since 2010. She enjoys designing for engagement and manifesting the ‘big ahas’ that come from in-person, online, remote and hybrid learning.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Lightning Talk Description: Description of the Lightening Talk: Health professional students are adults and are thus at the post-conventional level of the Kohlberg model of moral development. But within this post-conventional stage, we find a wide variety of understanding and lived experience. As students clarify and connect their own personal values to their emerging understanding of the values of their chosen profession, a common educational method is to work through real-life case scenarios. At the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, students from dental medicine, medicine,…