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ACAPS 4th Annual American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons Program Coordinator's Symposium

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Room: Capitol 5, Hyatt Regency Convention Center Hotel
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
TAGME Board-Certification Task Force Meeting
Executive Session - Board Task Force Members only

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Capitol 5, Hyatt Regency Convention Center Hotel
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Program Coordinator's in Plastic Surgery Monitored Assessment Session
Closed Session: Admission by Prior Approval Only Certificate must be provided
3:00 PM - 3:30 p.m.
Break
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
TAGME Board-Certification Task Force Meeting
Executive Session - Board Task Force Members only

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2011
7:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Room: Capitol 1-3, Hyatt Regency Convention Center Hotel
7:15 AM - 7:45 AM
Breakfast
7:45 AM - 8:00 AM
Introduction and Welcome
John Kitzmiller, MD, University of Cincinnati
Joseph Serletti, MD, University of Pennsylvania, President ACAPS (Associate Member status)
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
RRC Welcome and Q&A: New Rules and Changes
Rod Rohrich, M.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center & Plastic Surgery RRC Chair
Peggy Simpson, Ed.D., ACGME, Executive Director, ACGME RRC
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
The Program Director-Coordinator Relationship: Who Is Responsible for What?
  • Building the director-coordinator team
  • Understanding the program director's role
  • Supporting your program director
  • Managing mistakes
Ruth Nawotniak, C-TAGME, University of Buffalo
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10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Break
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Leadership and Organizational Behavior
Conflict
Leadership Behavior

Peggy Simpson, Ed.D., ACGME, Executive Director, ACGME RRC
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11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Working Lunch: Coordinators Idea Exchange and Networking Session or "Let's Get Real"
Co-facilitators:
Kaydance Hope C-TAGME, University of Texas Southwestern
Kathy Hoh, C-TAGME, University of Cincinnati
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Managing Change
Given that organizational and individual resistance to change is a common challenge during any change process, develop strategies to manage resistance and to help organizations and individuals move through the change process.

Peggy Simpson, Ed.D., ACGME, Executive Director, ACGME RRC
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1:30 PM 2:00 PM
San Francisco Match - Update and Review of New System
Dennis Thomatos, SF Association Management Services and the Match
2:00 PM 2:15 PM
Break
2:15 p.m. 2:45 p.m.
ERAS Update and Review of Changes
Angelique Johnson, ERAS
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2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Practical Tips to Keep You from Killing Your Residents
Dana Fox, President, Strategic Edge
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
The New ACGME Duty Hour & Work Environment Standards: Discussing the Changes
Ruth Nawotniak, C-TAGME, University of Buffalo

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2011
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Capitol 1-3, Hyatt Regency Convention Center Hotel (unless otherwise noted)
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Introduction and Welcome
Guest Speaker: Ruth H. Nawotniak, MS, CTAGME, UB Suny General Surgery Residency Program
Co-facilitators:
Kaydance Hope, C-TAGME, University of Texas Southwestern
Kathy Hoh C-TAGME, University of Cincinnati
8:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Program Coordinator's Session
  • Role and Expectations of Program Coordinators
    • Defining the program coordinator role
    • The successful coordinator
  • General GME Program Management
    • Rotation scheduling
    • Curriculum
    • Evaluation
    • Organizational systems for documentation
Ruth Nawotniak, C-TAGME, University of Buffalo
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10:00 AM 12:00 PM
Program Director Mentoring Committee Session: Resolving Conflicts
Room: Capitol 4, Hyatt Regency Convention Center Hotel
Howard Langstein, M.D., University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
Lunch on Your Own
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Travel to ACAPS Business Meeting
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
ACAPS Business Meeting
Room: Capitol 4, Hyatt Regency Convention Center Hotel
All Training Administrators Attending

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2011
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Room: Capitol 1-3, Hyatt Regency Convention Center Hotel
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Breakfast on Your Own
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Insight into Resident Portfolios
Elizabeth Krapels, CPS, C-TAGME, UTHSC/GME
Lynn Cauble, C-TAGME, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Recruitment: Idea and Networking Session
  • New Changes to ACCPS Recruitment
  • Making a first impression
  • Receiving and managing applications
  • Reviewing applications
  • Conducting interviews
  • Ranking candidates
  • The Match
  • The Scramble
Co-facilitators:
Kaydance Hope C-TAGME, University of Texas Southwestern
Kathy Hoh C-TAGME, University of Cincinnati
Elizabeth Krapels, C-TAGME, University of Tennessee
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11:30 AM - 11:40 AM
TAGME Certification / Training Administrator's Update
Kaydance Hope, C-TAGME, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Kathy Hoh, C-TAGME, University of Cincinnati
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Wrap-Up and Future Planning Session

Q&A Panel
All Speakers