Forming Science–Industry Research Collaborations

Thursday, November 14 | 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. |No fee (Separate Application Required)

Speakers: Laura Carstensen, Stanford University; Marguerite DeLiema, Stanford University; Gregory Samanez-Larkin, Duke University; Martha Deevy, Stanford Center on Longevity

The Stanford Center on Longevity and Duke Center for Interdisciplinary Decision Science are jointly inviting applications from early career social scientists to attend a workshop at the GSA 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting in Austin on Thursday, November 14, 2019. This full-day workshop will focus on strategies and tools for academic researchers to collaborate with private-sector companies on applied research problems and interventions related to everyday decision making and behavior. Topics will include:

  • Strategies for engaging private-sector collaborators.
  • Identifying mutually interesting research questions.
  • Tips for communicating with the private sector.
  • Navigating the research process: funding, timelines, contracts, scientific rigor, and research ethics.
  • Managing expectations.
  • Avoiding conflicts of interest.

There is no cost to participate in this workshop. Two nights lodging, and airfare will be covered for accepted applicants. Applications due August 16, 2019. 

Eligibility: Assistant professors, postdocs, and PhD students who have advanced to candidacy. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

To learn more about the workshop and how to submit an application, watch this informative webinar recording.

This workshop is supported by a grant from the National Institute on Aging. 

Making Change: Building Leadership and Impact Through Effective Communications 

Thursday, November 14 | 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. | Fee: $25 (Separate Registration Required)

Speakers: John Beilenson, SCP; Christine Gherst, SCP

This workshop will equip you with the communications skills you need to make a meaningful difference at your institution, in your community, and in the health and social services systems where you work. Become a high-impact academic leader—hear from experts as they share their pragmatic approach to for translating research into dynamic communications to effect practice and policy change.

International Workshop on Home Care Medicine 

Friday, November 15 | 8:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Through the international workshop of home-based medical care, GSA offers the opportunity to learn the latest trends and development from home care medicine leaders, build strategic partnerships to address challenges, and network with peers. 

Panel 1: Service Delivery and Interprofessional Care (1 hour

  • Chair: Aaron Yao
  • Speakers: Theresa Soriano, Regional Chief Health Officer at Cityblock Health and President-elect of American Academy of Home Care Medicine, USANoriko Yamamoto-Mitani, Professor of Medicine at the University of Tokyo School of Medicine, JapanIrina Jara Calabuig, Home Care Physician at Alzira´s University Hospital in Valencia, Spain 

Panel 2: Technology (Mobile Diagnostics, EMR) in Home Care (30 minutes

  • Chair: Aaron Yao
  • Speakers:Dai Yumino, Director of Yumino Heart Clinic, JapanZia Agha, Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President at WestHealth, USA

Panel 3: Payments and Revenue Models (1 hour)

  • Chair: Eric DeJonge
  • Speakers:  Eric DeJonge, Executive Director of MedStar House Call Program and President of American Academy of Home Care Medicine, USATadashi Wada, Clinical professor at Irahara Primary Care Hospital, JapanLaurence Nivet (Director) and Dr. Matthieu De Stampa (Head of Medical Staff), HAH-Larger Paris University Hospitals (AP-HP), France

Panel 4: Workforce Education and Training (1 hour

  • Chair: Thomas Cornwell
  • Speakers: Thomas Cornwell, CEO and Founder of Home-Centered Care Institute, USASabrina Akhtar, Physician Lead of the Home-Based Care Program, Toronto Western Family Health Team, CanadaTakashi Yamanaka, Chair and Associate Professor of Home Care Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan

Reframing Aging: America Needs an Aging Attitude Adjustment 

Friday, November 15 | 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.| Fee: $25 (Separate Registration Required)

What is this reframing aging initiative all about? In this session, you will learn why we propose to tackle ageism by reframing aging. Using tools and narratives that have been shown to move the needle on negative attitudes about aging, reframing aging is both a communications strategy and a new way of thinking about your own aging journey.

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