55th ANNUAL MEETING
April 2 - 4, 2020
Hyatt Regency Washington
400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001 
 

REGISTRATION:  OPEN

HOTEL INFORMATION
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Rate$245 per night plus taxes
Reservation Deadline:  Before Wednesday, March 11, 2020 

For reservations
:  Call (888) 421-1442 OR 
visit https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/WASRW/G-CPSY
(identify yourself as an American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry attendee)
 

IMPORTANT LINKS:
New Division Directors Roundtable (download materials)
Program Consultations: Submit an anonymous question
AACAP's Legislative Conference (register separately) 

Program Schedule

Thursday, April 2, 2020 
8:00 am - 1:00 pm Registration
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Division Directors' Roundtable 
Moderators: Marty Drell, MD, Victor Fornari, MD, and Sandra Sexson, MD
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 pm Welcoming Remarks/Business Meeting
Victor Fornari, MD, President
 
Election Results
AADCAP Reports: AADCAP President, Secretary-Treasurer, Membership Chair
Reports from: AACAP (Carlson), JAACAP (Novins), AADPRT (Sexson), APA (Gorrindo)
2:00 - 3:15 pm
CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM
School-based Mental Health
Jeff Bostic, MD
Faculty Member, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Georgetown University Hospital; Consultant. Intake Clinic, DC MAP Consultation Program to Primary Care Clinicians and local DC schools. He remains affiliated with Harvard/Mass General Hospital, where he was the Director of the School Psychiatry from 1997-2016. 
3:15 - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 - 4:45 pm
ADMINISTRATION SYMPOSIUM
Navigating the Waters Between the Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Felicity Adams-Vanke, MD
Co-Chair, Administration Committee
Program Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Carilion Clinic  
 
 
 
 
 
David Axelson, MD
Co-Chair, Administration Committee
Chief, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Nationwide Children's Hospital; John W. Wolfe Endowed Chair in Pediatric Psychiatry; Psychiatry Professor, Ohio State University (OSU) SOM; and Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, OSU Wexner Medical Center 
4:45 - 6:00 pm
PROGRAM CONSULTATIONS
Consultants: Marty Drell, MD; Victor Fornari, MD; 
D. Richard Martini, MD
A panel fielding questions from members
(submit an anonymous question)
6:00 - 7:00 pm
KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

Nora Volkow, M
D (biography)
Director
National Institute on Drug Abuse 
7:00 pm Banquet Dinner

Friday, April 3, 2020
6:30 am - 2:30 pm AACAP Legislative Conference: General Session
(includes breakfast)
2:30 - 3:30 pm
NIMH Funding Report
Christopher Sarampote, PhD
Director, DDTR Office of Research Training and Career Development at National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) 
3:30 - 4:45 pm
EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM
Training Directors' Discussion on Alternative Pathways 
Sandra Sexson, MD, DFAACAP, DFAPA, FACPSYCH
Professor and Chief, Child, Adolescent and Family Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
 
 
Erica Shoemaker, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry & the Behavioral Sciences (Clinician Educator); Chief, Clinical Services at LAC+USC Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Program Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program
4:45 - 5:30 pm
Discussion of 2020 Member Survey Results
D. Richard Martini, MD
Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Primary Children’s Hospital; Chief, Division of Pediatric Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine
 
5:30 - 5:45 pm
ABPN Report
Christopher Thomas, MD
Robert L. Stubblefield Professor of Child Psychiatry, Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education, Director of Child Psychiatry Residency Training, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
5:45 - 6:30 pm
Emeritus Members Meeting
James Harris, MD 
6:30 pm
AADCAP Past Presidents Dinner (by invitation only)

Saturday, April 4, 2020
7:00 - 8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 - 9:15 am
RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
Creating a Culture of Scholarship
John Walkup, MD
Department Head, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health; Margaret C. Osterman Board Designated Professorship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

 
Helen Egger, MD
Chair, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Director, the Child Study Center, NYU Langone
 
 

  
Felicity Adams-Vanke, MD
Program Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Carilion Clinic 
9:15 - 10:15 am
Committee Meeting Discussions:  2020 Annual Meeting
10:15 - 10:30 am  
10:30 - 11:30 am
MEMBER FORUM:
What would you tell your younger self as a division chief?
Virginia Q. Anthony 
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Closing Remarks
Victor Fornari, MD, President 
 

For more information, please contact info@aadcap.org.