Every year, AOTF sponsors several events at the AOTA Annual Conference. Plus, be sure to visit the AOTF virtual booth!
Registration opening soon for these AOTF 2021 AOTA Inspire Conference events:
- Evening with a Scholar (CE), Monday, April 12, 5:00 – 6:30 pm EST
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.
$35 per person.
View his Ted Talk
- State of the Science Symposium (CE), Thursday, April 15, 7:00 – 9:00 pm EST
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.
Mary C. Lawlor, ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA, University of Southern California; 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; Kristine Carandang, PhD, OTR/L, Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, Alix Sleight, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute
$20 per person.
- AOTA-AOTF Award Ceremony, Time and Date TBD
Thank you to our generous sponsors for supporting select AOTF events at AOTA conference!
Also, stay tuned for more to come in OT Month from AOTF:
- Scientific Career Excellence Symposium, TBD
Presentations from Early Career and Mid-Career Awardees, and newly inducted members to the Academy of Research.
- PTE Events will also be conducted separately from AOTA conference this year: