Anne Dondapati Allen, PhD


Anne Dondapati Allen is a staff chaplain II at the University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Campus. Anne has considerable experience in critical incident debriefing and focuses her work around enhancing resilience for healthcare providers and in developing processes to mitigate compassion fatigue and burnout. Prior to her work in Healthcare Chaplaincy, she was adjunct faculty in Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Denver, Colorado Women’s College and Adjunct Faculty in Psychology, Johnson and Wales University, Denver Campus.

Anne is a Lead Consultant for the UCH Ethics Consult Service and has been a part of the consult service since 2018. Anne is certified in Healthcare Ethics Consultation and in addition to ethics consultation she contributes to ethics education through the Nurse Residency program at UCH and mentors Ethics Ambassadors. Anne’s research interests include investigating moral distress and moral resiliency among URiM and other healthcare professions.