Remember, Reclaim, Rejoice:  Intentional Self-Care for the Interprofessional Team

Remember, Reclaim, Rejoice: Intentional Self-Care for the Interprofessional Team

May 11, 2022
12-4:30 p.m.

Remember the past. Reclaim the present. Rejoice in the future!

Join us as we celebrate the heroes of our past, evaluate the stark realities of our present, reclaim our professions and rejoice as we identify pathways to create a brighter future. Our speakers will encourage you to reflect on your practice of self-care, will offer new perspectives concerning diversity, equity and inclusion, introduce complementary initiatives to assist in your clinical practice as well as explore the ability to experience compassion without fatigue.

This symposium will be offered on Zoom. Participation requires a device that supports Zoom as well as a stable internet connection. If you are unable to attend on May 11, the conference will be recorded for future viewing and IPCE contact hours until May 11, 2023. This symposium is offered free of charge to thank you for giving so much of yourself over the past two years.


For any questions prior to the day of the Symposium, please contact Becky Nauta at or 616-632-2911.

For day-of conference Zoom technical assistance, call or email Abigail Youngerman in the University of Detroit Mercy's Office of Digital Education. 313-578-0578,

Presentations include:

Belonging and Self-Care through the Lens of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

coleman-burns headshotPatricia W. Coleman-Burns, Ph.D., MA
Assistant Professor Emerita
University of Michigan School of Nursing

A Yoga Model to Guide Trauma-Informed Clinical Practice

judi headshotJudi Fouladbakhsh PhD, RN, PHCSN, AHN-BC, CHTP
Resiliency in Healthcare: Experiencing Compassion without Fatigue
Christine Griffin, Ph.D., RN, NPD-BC, CPN

Resiliency in Healthcare: Experiencing Compassion without Fatigue

christine headshotChristine Griffin, Ph.D., RN, NPD-BC, CPN
Director of Caring Science
Queens Medical Center
Honolulu, Hawaii


tate headshotNutrena H. Tate Ph.D., MBA, APRN, CPNP-PC
Associate Professor
Associate Dean
College of Health Professions (CHP) & McAuley School of Nursing (MSON)
University of Detroit Mercy

Continuing Education (IPCE) credits

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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been jointly planned and implemented by Trinity Health and University of Detroit Mercy. Trinity Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 3.50 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

Brought to you by University of Detroit Mercy College of Health Professions & McAuley School of Nursing  and Trinity Health.

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Sigma Theta Tau Lambda Zeta Chapter is supporting this conference by hosting a silent auction with proceeds to benefit

The auction will be hosted online from 5 p.m. April 25 through 5 p.m. on May 11, 2022.

Speaker Bios

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    Rev. Dr. Patricia Coleman-Burns, Ph.D.

    patricia headshotRev. Dr. Patricia Coleman-Burns is a University of Michigan assistant professor emerita of Nursing and affiliated faculty in the Department of Afro-American and African Studies; the Pastor of First African Methodist Episcopal (FAME) Church of Farmington Hills; coordinator of the Beloved Community Initiative (BCI) of the Farmington Area and leads Hudson-Webber Policing Project on Truth & Reconciliation; co-chair of the Farmington Hills Multicultural Multiracial Council; and coordinator of the Women of Color In the Academy Project at UM. A longtime advocate for the right of all persons — specifically women and their children — to be free from gender oppression, age discrimination, sexism, racism and domestic violence, she has served as president of the Board of Directors of the Women’s Justice Center in Detroit and member (2011-17), Board of Directors and Executive Board, Washtenaw County SafeHouse Center, Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Prevention and Crisis Services in Ann Arbor, Mich.

    Her scholarship focuses on intersecting identities across safe policing, educating for a democratic society, social justice, health equity, social determinants of health and health promotion and disease prevention. Her research and science center on community impact and access of citizens to evidence based knowledge and skills. She conducts workshops on antiracism and anti-Blackness narratives, hidden unconscious and/or implicit biases, microaggressions across intrapersonal, interpersonal, institutional and cultural domains and bystander (accomplices and co-conspirator) intervention. Her newest innovation is the collective development of the EPIC Model of Giving and Receiving Feedback for empowering people to self-advocate in the process of obtaining skills and competencies for challenging dialogues.

    Judith M. Fouladbakhsh, Ph.D., RN, AHN-BC, PHCNS-BC, CHTP

    judi headshotDr. Fouladbakhsh, an associate professor at Oakland University, holds advanced practice certifications in Community Health and Holistic Nursing, Healing Touch, Reflexology and Reiki. She has extensive experience in complementary/integrative oncology, pain management, public health and cancer nursing, the focus of her research. As an NIH funded researcher, she has explored effects of yoga, exercise and qigong/tai chi on quality of life of cancer survivors, with continuing development of the science and evidence for yoga, complementary therapies and the role of nurses in integrative healthcare. Dr. Fouladbakhsh remains very active with international societies, including serving on the Executive Committee of the International Society for Traditional, Complementary & Integrative Medicine Research (ISCMR) and the Board of Trustees for the International Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO). She also serves as past chair for the Michigan Public Health Association, PHN Section, and is adjunct faculty and research coordinator for the International Institute of Yoga Therapy. Dr. Fouladbakhsh also has an extensive record of publications and presentations in the field on complementary and integrative healthcare.


    Christine Griffin Ph.D., RN, NPD-BC, CPN, Caritas Coach, HeartMath Trainer

    christine headshotChristine Griffin is the director of Caring Science at Queens Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. For the past 10 years, Chris has develop resiliency curriculum, presented at national and international conferences and offered workshops with healthcare organizations around the country. In her Ph.D. program, Chris studied effective compassion fatigue interventions to decrease burnout, mediate secondary trauma and increase compassion satisfaction for healthcare providers. She is a Caritas Coach, faculty for the Watson Caring Science Institute and a master HeartMath Trainer with hope to bring theory guided practices to those working in healthcare so they can experience compassion without fatigue.


    Nutrena H. Tate Ph.D., MBA, RN, CPNP-PC

    tate headshotDr. Nutrena Tate is associate dean and associate professor of the College of Health Professions & McAuley School of Nursing at University of Detroit Mercy. She has been with the University in some capacity for more than 15 years. In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate Nursing and Health Services Administration courses, she is a published and funded researcher. As a pediatric nurse practitioner and registered nurse for 25 years, Dr. Tate’s research focuses on eliminating health inequities in childhood obesity in populations of color as well as health disparities research in general. Her education includes a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science in Parent Child Nursing and Postdoctoral Degrees from the University of Michigan. She earned an Executive MBA from Michigan State University and a Ph.D. in Nursing Research from Wayne State University. Dr. Tate is an award winning leader, consultant, board president and chairperson of several committees and organizations across national, local and regional nonprofit sectors, as well as practice, teaching and community settings. She has received several awards for her exemplary service. Dr. Tate is happily married to Detroit Councilman James Tate Jr.