Schedule for the 2011 APA Education Leadership Conference

Saturday, September 10, 2011

5:00 pm
State Room
Registration Opens
5:30
Reception
6:00 "Interdisciplinary and Interprofessional Teaching, Research and Practice"
Cynthia D. Belar, PhD, ABPP, Executive Director, APA Education Directorate

Sunday, September 11, 2011

7:30 am
Colonial
Breakfast Available
State Room Registration
8:45-9:00
State Room

Plenary Session: Welcome and Introductions
Chair: Margaret E. Madden, PhD, Chair, APA Board of Educational Affairs

9:00-9:30

“Advancing Science and Challenges to Departments and to Graduate Training in Research”
Linda B. Smith, PhD, Chair of the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences,
Indiana University - Bloomington

9:30-10:00

“Core Competencies for Interprofessional Practice”
Carol A. Aschenbrener, MD, Executive Vice President,
Association of American Medical Colleges

10:00-10:30 “Update on the Science of Team Science”
Bonnie Spring, PhD, ABPP, Professor of Preventive Medicine, Psychology, and Psychiatry, Northwestern University
10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-12:00

Plenary Session
Chair: Robin Hailstorks, PhD, Associate Executive Director, APA Education Directorate

“Interdisciplinary Learning in STEM Disciplines
Susan Elrod, PhD, Executive Director, Project Kaleidoscope, Association of American Colleges and Universities

“Interdisciplinary Teaching Practices: Opportunities and Challenges”
Mary J.S. Roth, PhD, Associate Provost for Academic Operations, Lafayette College

“Creating Collaborative Partnerships and Projects”
Debra Rowe, PhD, President U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development

12:00-1:00 pm
Colonial
Lunch
1:00-2:00
State Room

Plenary Session
Chair: Frank C. Worrell, PhD, Member, APA Board of Educational Affairs

“Leading in the Era of Team Science and Collaboration”
Howard Gadlin, PhD, Ombudsman, National Institutes of Health
L. Michelle Bennett, PhD, Deputy Scientific Director, National Heart, Lung, and
Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health

2:15-3:45 Discussion Groups
Georgia 1 – Training for Team Science
Facilitator: Bonnie Spring, PhD, ABPP, Professor of Preventive Medicine,
Psychology, and Psychiatry, Northwestern University
North Carolina 2 – Training for Primary Care
Facilitator: Nancy Ruddy, PhD, Faculty, Mountainside Family Practice Residency
Massachusetts 3 – Interdisciplinary Research Careers
Facilitator: Suzanne Bennett Johnson, PhD, ABPP, President-Elect,
American Psychological Association
Rhode Island

4 – Academic Administration Issues
Facilitator: Linda B. Smith, PhD, Chair of the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University - Bloomington

Pennsylvania 5 – Interdisciplinary Teaching
Facilitators: Mary J.S. Roth, PhD, Associate Provost for Academic Operations,
Lafayette College
Debra Rowe, PhD, President, U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development
New York 6– Technology for Collaboration
Facilitator: Sue Frantz, MA, Professor, Highline Community College
New Jersey 7– Promoting Productive Disagreement While Containing Conflict in Teams
Facilitators: L. Michelle Bennett, PhD, Deputy Scientific Director,
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH, DHHS
Howard Gadlin, PhD, Ombudsman, National Institutes of Health
3:45-4:15 Break
4:15-4:45
State Room

Plenary Session

“Overview of Legislative Issues “
Nina Levitt, EdD, Associate Executive Director, Government Relations,
APA Education Directorate

Monday, September 12, 2011

7:30 am
Colonial
Breakfast Available
7:30-9:00
Maryland
Advocacy for Novices - Optional (Breakfast available in room)
Nina Levitt, EdD, Associate Executive Director, Government Relations,
APA Education Directorate
Jennifer Smulson, Senior Legislative & Federal Affairs Officer, APA Education Directorate
Arielle Eiser, Legislative & Federal Affairs Assistant, APA Education Directorate
Sheila Lane Forsyth, MEd, Advocacy/Grassroots Consultant
9:00-10:30
State Room
Plenary Session Discussion
Margaret E. Madden, PhD, Chair, APA Board of Educational Affairs
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-12:00 Plenary Session Discussion Continued
12:00-1:30 pm
Colonial
Education Advocacy Awards Luncheon
Margaret E. Madden, PhD, Chair, APA Board of Educational Affairs
Melba J.T. Vasquez, PhD, ABPP, President, American Psychological Association
2011 Education Advocacy Distinguished Service Awards
2011 Friends of Psychology Distinguished Service Award
1:30-2:45
State Room

Plenary Session
Chair: Cynthia D. Belar, PhD, ABPP, Executive Director, APA Education Directorate

“The Integration of Behavioral Health in Community Health Centers”
Dennis Freeman, PhD, Chief Executive Office, Cherokee Health Systems
Gilbert Newman, PhD, Director of Clinical Training, Wright Institute
A. Seiji Hayashi, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Bureau of Primary Health Care,
Health Resources and Services Administration

2:45-3:00 Break

Preparation for Hill Visits

3:00-3:30 Review of the Legislative Request for Hill Visits
Nina Levitt, EdD, Associate Executive Director, Government Relations, APA Education Directorate
3:30-5:00 What to Expect on Your Hill Visit and Preparing for Successful Hill Visits
Christopher Kush, MPP, President, Soapbox Consulting
5:00-5:30 Discussion of Hill Packets and Review of Hill Appointments
Sheila Lane Forsyth, MEd, Advocacy/Grassroots Consultant
Christopher Kush, MPP, President, Soapbox Consulting

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

7:30 am
State Room
Final Hill Visit Preparation and Questions - Breakfast Available
8:30 Begin Departing for Hill Visits
10:00-6:00 pm
New York
Debriefing from Hill Visits