Alice Virgil



  • 44501 Clinical Research: Using Evidence in Clinical Decision Making

Job experience

  • Private Practice
  • Consultant/Organizational Coach/Qualitative Researcher, Mental Health America of Illinois
  • Training and Curriculum Development Program Specialist, Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at the University of Chicago and Northshore University Health System
  • Visiting Program Director, University of Illinois at Chicago, Institute for Juvenile Research

Fields of Special Interest

  • The role of compassion in elevating individuals and organizations
  • Closing the knowing-doing gap through professional education that is responsive and relevant to the challenges practitioners face
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Contextual factors of high-demand work environments that influence human flourishing

Publications or presentations

  • Building a Resilient Law Firm:  What it means and why it matters. Continuing Legal Education Program Series. Chicago, IL.  2015-2017. 

  • Cultivating Professional  Responsibility:  Collectively turning up the volume on humanity at work to make a happy, healthy, ethical lawyer.  Continuing Legal Education Program Series.  Chicago, IL  2015-2017.

  • The Art and Science of Remediating Burnout  in the Legal Profession.  University of Chicago Law School Wellness Wednesday Series.  Chicago, IL.  March 2016 and 2017.