Pre-conference Session

  • Date:
  • Time: -
  • Track: Professional Development
  • Location: 103 A/B
  • CME/CE: 3.5 - AMA Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits
  • Type: In-Person

Additional fee session
Sponsored by the Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs (ADGAP) 

This session will continue with our theme from last year highlighting presentations on the changing marketplace for geriatricians and on making the business case for geriatrics, including an update on the AGS/ADGAP Benchmarking Survey.  Following these presentations, the session will shift to leadership and program development with a presentation and small group work focused on examining how divisions are represented on their websites. We will conclude the preconference with a mindshare exercise, offering Program Directors the opportunity to network, share, and solve current problems they are facing at their programs. Learning Objectives: (1) describe the participation of Geriatrics health professionals in new models; (2) utilize approaches learned to develop the business case for geriatrics at their own institutions; and (3) identify strategies to create a better web presence for their program.

2:00 PM Welcome
Lisa M. Walke, MD, MSHA, AGSF
Changing Landscape of Healthcare: The Participation and Role of Geriatrics Health Professionals in New Models
Moderator: Laurie Jacobs, MD
2:05 PM Shift Within Academic Medical Centers to ACOs and Risk Based Arrangements 
Audrey K. Chun, MD
2:25 PM Why You Should Be a Geriatrician in a Value-Based Care Model 
Nathan Flacker, MD, AGSF
2:45 PM Q&A
2:55 PM Break
The Business Case for Geriatrics 
ADGAP Updates    
3:05 PM

Benchmarking Survey Update
Mark A. Supiano, MD, AGSF & Mark Kristiansen  & Stephen Thomas, MD

3:15 PM Business Case Toolkit
Lisa M. Walke, MD, MSHA, AGSF & Nimit Agarwal MD FACP
3:30 PM Q&A
3:35 PM Reverse Mentoring/New Ways to Think about Mentoring
Alison A. Moore, MD, MPH, FACP, AGSF & Lisa M. Walke, MD, MSHA, AGSF
3:45 PM Inclusive Sponsorship
Lisa M. Walke, MD, MSHA, AGSF
3:55 PM Discussion: What additional resources do people want in this area
Enhancing Your Division’s Online Presence
Moderator: Louise Walter, MD
4:05 PM You Can’t Be What You Can’t See: Increasing Geriatrics Online-Visibility 
Catherine M.P Dawson, MD & Andrea W. Schwartz MD, MPH, AGSF
4:35 PM Break
Moderator:  Lisa M. Walke, MD, MSHA, AGSF
4:45 PM

his session is designed to help program directors solve current problems. This will be done in roundtables during which each director will describe one problem in 3-5 minutes and the group will discuss the problem for about 5-10 minutes before moving to the next director’s problem. 

To make this session most effective, we are asking you to identify in advance of the meeting 1-3 work-related problems that would be relevant. They should be real problems although you should maintain confidentiality at all times. Problems may be financial, logistic (e.g., scheduling with not enough faculty), personnel and faculty issues, or problems related to the Department, School, etc. 

At the beginning of the session, each table should identify a facilitator to the guide the conversation and keep track of time, and a scribe (this way the person presenting the issue can listen fully without worrying about documenting the suggestions).  The person presenting should 1) Describe the problem, 2) Present barriers to action, 3) Describe what has been tried and already failed and 4) Describe the desired outcome(s).

5:55 PM Closing Remarks
Lisa M. Walke, MD, MSHA, AGSF