Breakfast Evening with a Scholar (CE), Monday, April 12, 5:00 – 6:30 pm EDT
What Really Matters at End of Life, Dr. BJ Miller
Preeminent speaker on palliative and end-of-life care, Dr. BJ Miller draws on expertise as a physician, former Executive Director of Zen Hospice Project, and a patient. He is an advocate for a health system that maximizes quality of life and that minimizes unnecessary suffering. Dr. Miller will discuss the importance of keeping the patient at the center of care and encouraging empathetic end-of-life care, including how COVID-19 has significantly altered the end-of-life process.
Value Package- $55 per person
- Registration with on-demand access through June 30, 2021
- Signed copy of A Beginner's Guide to the End (includes shipping)
Registration Only- $35 per person. Includes on-demand access through June 30, 2021.
Signed Copy of A Beginner's Guide to the End Only- $25 (includes shipping)
Note: AOTF Inspire pass registration is not required to attend this program.
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State of the Science Symposium (CE), Thursday, April 15, 7:00 – 9:00 pm EDT
Intersections of Occupation and Self-Management of Chronic Conditions
Senior investigators and their mentees will present exemplars of occupational therapy research programs addressing a broad range of chronic conditions, including cancer, diabetes, hypertension, scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis, and other autoimmune diseases. Consideration will be given to the occupational dimensions of living with and managing chronic conditions, elective occupational therapy intervention strategies to improve health and well-being in these populations, and methodological considerations to developing and carrying out occupational science and occupational therapy research on chronic conditions.
(From left) Moderator: Mary C. Lawlor, ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA, University of Southern California; Speakers: Kathleen D. Lyons, ScD, OTR/L, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; Janet L. Poole, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, University of New Mexico; Beth Pyatak, PhD, OTR/L, CDE, University of Southern California; Alix Sleight, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute; Kristine Carandang, PhD, OTR/L, Child and Adolescent Services Research Center
$20 per person- Includes on-demand access through June 30, 2021. Note: AOTF Inspire pass registration is not required to attend this program. View Program Brochure
Short Course 418 - AOTF & OTJR Short Course: Advances in Technology to Enhance Manuscript Writing & Publishing, Fri, April 9th 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. ET
OTJR editorial board members will introduce emerging technologies that enhance scholarly writing. Presenters will illustrate the practical application of integrating these technologies to strengthen manuscript writing, formatting, reviewing, revising, submission, and dissemination. Through enhancing both knowledge of and access to resources, scholars and practitioners may improve their skills and efficiency in writing, reviewing, revising, and sharing of their scholarly work.
Dr. Sherrilene Classen - Editor-in-Chief, OTJR; Melissa Knott - Assistant Editor; Dr. Sarah Krasniuk - Review Board Member, Amanda Vatinno - Editorial Fellow; and Jessicca Lipowski, SAGE Publishing Editor. (Included with AOTA Inspire registration.)
AOTA-AOTF Award Ceremony, Monday, April 26, 7-9:00 p.m. ET
You will be charged the full amount and a refund will not be given for the Evening with a Scholar and State of the Science events, however you will have on-demand access through June 30, 2021.
Also, stay tuned for more to come in OT Month from AOTF:
Research Excellence Symposium, April 14, 6-8 p.m. ET
Presentations from Early Career and Mid-Career Awardees, and newly inducted members to the Academy of Research.
ACADEMY OF RESEARCH INDUCTEES
Kathleen Doyle Lyons, ScD, OTR/L, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire
Shawn C. Roll, PhD, OTR/L, RMSKS, FAOTA, FAIUM, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
AOTF EARLY CAREER RESEARCH EXCELLENCE AWARDEE
Chih-Ying "Cynthia" Li, PhD, OTR/L, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
AOTF MID-CAREER RESEARCH EXCELLENCE AWARDEE
Jessica Kramer, PhD, OTR/L, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
AOTF Scavenger Hunt
OT Students: Chance to win 1 of 5 $50 Amazon gift cards. Complete the scavenger hunt by Apr. 29, 2021.
Sponsored by EBS Healthcare
- PTE Events will also be conducted separately from AOTA conference this year.